Commentary

Frank DeFilippo: Hogan Down Under and the Low-Down on P3’s

Transportation issues are rarely about getting from here to there. Usually they involve what land will be developed and who’s going to get rich....

Del. Charles E. Sydnor III: Hogan Should Accept $577M Offer to Settle HBCU Lawsuit

A landmark lawsuit that has cost the State of Maryland millions in legal fees and national controversy has an opportunity to be settled, and...

Letter to the Editor Takes Issue With Our Terminology in Immigration Rally Story

I am disappointed that the Maryland Matters editor is insisting on inaccurately referring to a recent event as “anti-immigrant.”A rally in Montgomery County, held...

Opinion: A Pathway for Baltimore’s Student Leaders

We share common experiences in life that connect most of us. Getting our first job. Starting to take responsibility for making a difference in...

Frank DeFilippo: The Trials of Policing

Policing, or civic peacekeeping, is dangerous work and in serious disrepute. Any day in a cop’s life on the streets can mean a bullet...

Opinion: Introducing the Maryland Green New Deal

Over the last decade, Maryland’s political establishment repeatedly expanded corporate gambling in our state, promising the tax proceeds would swell funding for public education....

Opinion: Putting Maryland’s Solar Growth Into Context

Climate change poses an existential threat to our Bay, so I was shocked to read the Chesapeake Bay Foundation calling to slam the brakes...

Peta Richkus: Update on Retirees’ Prescription Drug Plan

Tens of thousands of retired State employees from every county in Maryland and from seven other states, along with thousands of retirement-eligible current state...

Frank DeFilippo: Will Franchot Suffer from the Louis Goldstein Curse?

Comptroller Peter Franchot, on a continuous loop of shameless self-promotion for governor, might suffer from the Louis L. Goldstein syndrome.Or curse.Goldstein, for the new...

Opinion: Md. Needs Clear Guidelines on Where to Site Solar Installations

Maryland needs clear guidelines for where to install large solar energy facilities to protect high-value farmland and forest. That need is obvious after the...