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Opinion: Open Restrooms in Maryland for People With Chronic Conditions

I once lived with a secret that devastated my life.My secret transformed my successful career into endless days of fear and evasion. I was terrified...

Frank DeFilippo: Transitions Involve Households and Not Just Politicians

Handing off the baton to the next duly elected person in line is often assumed to involve only the bric-a-brac of government. But the...

Opinion: Bd. of Public Works Should Reject Controversial Pipeline Proposals

The Del-Mar Pipeline and Chesapeake Utilities Project Pipeline proposals for the Eastern Shore have been getting a great deal of attention lately -- and...

Don Mohler: We Might Agree on More Than You Think

In November 2010, Baltimore County Councilman Kevin Kamenetz was elected as the 12th executive in county history. There was only one month until he...
Digital Safety Net

Opinion: Small Businesses Need a Bigger Digital Safety Net

Maryland’s small businesses are weary and perhaps still in a state of shock, more than seven months after COVID-19 blew up the economy.Quarantines, closures...

Frank DeFilippo: Some Hand-offs Are Easier Than Others

Political transitions are passages in time. They are supposed to get us from here to there. For the most part, they are orderly affairs,...

Meyers and Deschenaux: Md.’s Budget Should Be More Comprehensive and Understandable

We are now in “budget season,” or more accurately, in the first of two budget seasons.The Department of Budget and Management, at the governor’s...

Judge Steven Platt: The Political Art of ‘Holding Your Tongue and Thinking Your Piece’

Who has been in the room when important decisions are made by President Trump -- or would be in the room for important decisions...

Josh Kurtz: Wayne Curry’s Vision May Finally Be Realized in Prince George’s

In 2002, the late Wayne K. Curry, the first Black Prince George's County executive, dipped into his campaign treasury to hire a well-known national...

Frank DeFilippo: Be Careful, Mfume — Don’t Get in the Way of Klacik’s Cameras

Watch your back, Kweisi Mfume. Kim Klacik is out to get you. Maybe she thinks she can bushwhack you the way Parren J. Mitchell...