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Frank DeFilippo: In Lead-up to Campaigns for Governor, Candidates Galore Diddle and Dawdle

Eliot’s April is the cruelest month for Maryland voters. Politicians think about, ponder, pander, ruminate, consider and mull – the foreplay of campaigns. Occasionally...
Zoning

Councilman: Session Delivers Long-Awaited Update to Prince George’s 50-Yr.-Old Zoning Law

The historic 2021 Maryland General Assembly session has just adjourned, and among the significant measures passed in this session is House Bill 980 (PG-416-21),...
Housing

Opinion: Increasing Supply Key to Solving the Housing Crisis

One of the most persistent myths plaguing our discussion of the housing crisis is that market rate housing “does nothing” for affordable housing or,...

Opinion: The House Is Listening to the Wrong People for Climate Solutions

It is a sad time in Maryland, as the major climate bill of the 2021 General Assembly session failed to pass.The Climate Solutions Now...

Opinion: We Need Participatory Budgeting in Baltimore City

For more than a decade, Pew Research Center has reported that public trust in government in the United States to be at historic lows,...

Frank DeFilippo: If Bainum’s Newspaper Bid Shines, The (Baltimore) Sun Also Rises

There was a day, back in the 1960s, when The Baltimore Sun was ranked among the 10 best newspapers in America by Time magazine,...

Opinion: Why Maryland Legislators Shouldn’t Listen to the Sierra Club on Transportation

In a recent guest commentary (Maryland Matters, April 9), the Maryland Sierra Club shows once again how little they understand regional transportation issues and...

Tom Perez: Democratic Lawmakers Put Maryland at the Forefront of Police Reform

On Friday, while the Hennepin County Medical Examiner testified in a Minnesota courtroom about his determination that George Floyd died by homicide under the knee...
Kim Coble

Opinion: Pass the Zero-Emission Bus Transition Act

When it comes to the environment this legislative session, climate and transportation bills have understandably and appropriately garnered most of the attention. But another...
Debt Collection

Opinion: An Historic Relic and Modern-Day Injustice

Most people are shocked to learn that in Maryland a “body attachment,” that is, an arrest by a police officer, may be used by...