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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.

For Prince George’s County lawmakers, the watchword every General Assembly session is “respect.” Prince George’s officials never feel like they get enough of it…

I am probably the last person Gov. Lawrence J Hogan Jr. (R) wants to take job advice from. But I’ll offer some anyway, because,…

A few minutes after Maryland’s Democratic legislators unveiled a very robust liberal agenda for this year’s General Assembly session on Tuesday, a veteran progressive…

In the past few days, resumes have been arriving in the offices of Maryland state lawmakers, introducing them to one Nancy K. Kopp. You’d…

I’ll take unlikeliest political pairings for $800, Alex. The answer is: This political scion and former Republican governor of Florida and this former Democratic…

Any resemblance between the Maryland political world and a hospital ward is purely coincidental. That sounds flip; it isn’t meant to be. But it…

Prince George’s County Executive Angela D. Alsobrooks (D), dressed in a crisp dark suit, sat down at the conference table in the Annapolis office…

I recently inherited a car. I had been without a car of my own for a decade, earning the moniker of “Mr. Public Transportation”…

It has been a busy week in and around the State House, leading up to the holidays and the calm before the General Assembly…

Keith Haller was a man about town, in every sense of the term. He knew everyone in the Maryland political orbit — especially in…