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Del. Jheanelle Wilkins: Rent Is Due April 1

On April 1, Marylanders across our state who rent their homes will soon have a day of reckoning: the rent is due. On top...

Frank DeFilippo: Happy Centennial, Bootsie Mandel!

Former Gov. Marvin Mandel had five words that he lived by: Don’t get mad, get even.His first wife, Barbara “Bootsie” Mandel, did exactly that:...

Rep. David Trone: A Proposal to Expand Voting and Protect Public Health

Moving Maryland’s primary from April 28 to June 2 was the right thing to do. When Governor Larry Hogan made the announcement, Maryland joined...

Opinion: As Public Health Emerges From the Shadows, It’s About Time

A decade ago, Maryland's Deputy Secretary for Public Health Services, Fran Phillips, stated, "If we had a Facebook page, the Women's Coalition for...

Vincent DeMarco: Maryland Leads on Health Care

As Maryland deals with the ravaging effects of the coronavirus, it’s worth recognizing our standing as a leader among the states on health care. For decades, Maryland has been a bipartisan trailblazer in the health...

Mary Miller: COVID-19 Could Devastate Baltimore’s Economy, But Leaders Can Help

As the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases rises in Baltimore and Maryland, public health services are working around the clock to save lives.At the...

Ex-State Senator Weighs in on Legislature’s Budget Process Vote

I served in the Maryland State Senate for 28 years and remain interested in the activities of the Legislature. The coverage of the final...

Congressman Responds to High School Student on Nonprofits

U.S. Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-Md.) has responded to an open letter from a school-aged constituent, Linataro Donovan, published Sunday in Maryland Matters, on the...

Frank DeFilippo: We’ve Been Here Before, Maybe

There are still a few AARP card-carriers among us who recall World War II food rationing and curfews and the great polio scares of...

Open Letter to Congressman Raskin: Protect Our Nonprofits

To U.S. Rep. Jamie Raskin:Like thousands of your constituents, I remember my first day of swim lessons at the YMCA. As I left my...