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Opinion: It Wasn’t One Cop Who Killed George Floyd

I have spent 30 years investigating acts of police misconduct, including everything from false arrest to murder. There are bad cops who commit these...

Josh Kurtz: Judicial Election Follies

In Wisconsin last month, voters lined up for hours, risking COVID-19 contagion and worse, to elect a member of the state Supreme Court. The...

Opinion: Can ‘Progressive Prosecutors’ Pass the Test of COVID-19?

Can criminal justice reform count on Prince George’s County State’s Attorney Aisha Braveboy and other state prosecutors to keep their commitments during COVID-19?Prince George’s...
opioid treatment

Opinion: Baltimore Needs to Take Bold Steps on Opioid Treatment Programs

Early in May, north Baltimore’s Mount Vernon-Belvedere Association sent out a city council candidate questionnaire. Because of COVID-19, candidates were asked to submit video...
Reopen

Opinion: Don’t Rush to Reopen Until Testing Is Available

Coronavirus is no less contagious today than it was yesterday. COVID-19 is no less deadly now that we have a “safer-at-home advisory” instead of...
Gov. Hogan

Opinion: Gov. Hogan, We Need Timely, Accurate and Actionable Information

On May 19, Gov. Larry Hogan issued an emergency order to expand access to COVID-19 tests with "appointment free" testing. Exciting news, indeed. Unfortunately,...

Sen. J.B. Jennings: Businesses Are Ready for a Fighting Chance to Survive

Each new year brings a sense of hope and optimism; a chance for people to start fresh and tackle new goals.But just as the...
Nursing Homes

Opinion: Nursing Homes Were Ill-Equipped to Handle Pandemic

In October 1966, three weeks of rain poured onto a mountain of discarded coal shale that rose a hundred feet over the mining town...

Frank DeFilippo: What Baltimore Needs in a Mayor

Begin with a cliché. This election of a Baltimore mayor should be about two things – character and integrity. The rest is background noise.And,...
At-Large Candidate

Montgomery Co. Elected Officials Warn Voters About School Board Candidate

A significant number of Montgomery County elected officials have written an open letter to voters about the upcoming at-large Board of Education election in...