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Redistricting

Opinion: Why Is the Prince George’s County Executive Silent About Redistricting?

One resident says the county council's redistricting map approval process was anything but transparent.
Broadband

Opinion: Preparing for Broadband Investment

Funding for broadband from the federal infrastructure bill represents a great opportunity to eliminate the digital divide in Maryland.
Offshore Wind

Anirban Basu: Maryland Must Preserve Its First-Mover Status on Offshore Wind

State can maintain offshore wind industry advantage with approval of new projects and development of supply chain growth strategies.
BRT

Opinion: East-West BRT Is a Smoke Screen for Transit Disinvestment

A big announcement on Baltimore transit improvements delivers only $22M for bus stops. Is that all the federal infrastructure bill can do for the city?

Josh Kurtz: What I Learned Interviewing the Democratic Candidates for Governor About Climate Change

I didn't quite know what to expect when I set out to interview all the candidates for governor about climate change.I thought I might...
Eviction

Opinion: How Maryland Avoided an Eviction Tsunami

Rental assistance has contributed to the state’s decline in evictions. As programs speed up that assistance, eviction numbers should remain low.

Opinion: How the Beltway Widening Project Is Excluding Low-Income Communities

By Katie McKennaThe writer is a resident of Washington, D.C.When I run along the Rock Creek Trail, traveling from downtown Washington, D.C, towards Maryland,...

Judge Steven Platt: Fair Performance Evaluations Needed to Keep Judges Accountable

By Steven I. PlattThe writer is a Senior Circuit Court Judge.The merit-based appointment by Governor Hogan of former Delegate Kathleen Dumais, who as a...

Opinion: Happy Thanksgiving — But Not for All…

By Katie Fry Hester and Lorig CharkoudianHester, a Democrat, represents parts of Howard and Carroll counties in the Maryland Senate. Charkoudian, a Democratic member...
Build Back Better

Jon Baron: Evidence-Based Standards in Build Back Better Act Could Transform Higher-Ed

This gubernatorial candidate believes funding in Biden’s Build Back Better Act would allow the state to bring proven programs to scale, and the benefits for Maryland would be enormous.