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Founding Editor Josh Kurtz is a veteran chronicler of Maryland politics and government. He began covering the State House in 1995 for The Gazette newspapers, and has been writing about state and local politics ever since. He was an editor at Roll Call, the Capitol Hill newspaper, for eight years, and for eight years was the editor of E&E Daily, which covers energy and environmental policy on Capitol Hill. For 6 1/2 years Kurtz wrote a weekly column on state politics for Center Maryland and has written for several other Maryland publications as well. Kurtz regularly gives speeches and appears on TV and radio shows to discuss Maryland politics.

As part of Maryland Matters’ ongoing “Climate Calling” series, today we kick off a mini-series within the series, focusing on climate challenges and opportunities…

Officials are silent on rule’s provision that the state establish Motorists Assistance Centers, to help motorists get the necessary repairs to pass the emissions test.

The most significant change coming to the VEIP program: New vehicles, which under the old rule had to first be tested for emissions when they were three years old, now won’t have to tested until they are six.

After a pro-labor Catholic service, governor weighs in on workers’ rights, lifting struggling communities — and the Orioles.

Several stakeholders have begun openly wondering if the state needs uniform standards on where and how to build renewable energy installations.

There are currently no women serving in the Maryland congressional delegation. House Speaker Adrienne Jones (D-Baltimore) wants that to change, she said, as she…

Just as there is value to any mass gathering of professionals in a specific field, there is something affirming, uplifting and informational in a mass gathering of the political clan.

Gov. Wes Moore (D) signs books while Prince George’s County Executive Angela Alsobrooks (D) fills journals.

The state will receive $10 million for an Opioid Restitution Fund for state lawmakers to use toward opioid-related abatement programs.