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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.

A new state disaster recovery fund has no funding set aside for it.

‘We need the generation of average voters to serve in Congress,’ the candidate said. ‘We need working class people. We need women and we need scientists. And I check all those boxes.’

If it took a few moments for the county officials, state bureaucrats and environmental leaders in attendance to adjust to what they were witnessing, it was understandable.

It’s partly about the policy tutorials and partly about the schmoozing — the essence of government and governing.

Before any court case can proceed, County Executive Julie Giordano (R) and the council must figure out who can even represent them in the legal battle.

Adam Pagnucco, the estimable political analyst, numbers cruncher and sometime hired gun, took a break last week from warning about the looming apocalypse, now…

Maryland’s quiet congressman discusses legislative priorities and political plans, and says Republicans need to feel the heat on a potential government shutdown.

Nine Democrats now seeking 6th District seat — and the number is likely to grow.

‘It’s nice seeing them practice here,’ Gov. Wes Moore said at the Washington Commanders training camp. ‘They’re Maryland’s team.’