Commentary

Don Mohler: Let’s Turn It Down a Notch

Do we always have to be so damn angry?The answer to that question will go a long way toward determining what kind of legacy...

Letter to the Editor: In Wake of Plant Closing, Coalitions Urge Benefits Protections, Workforce...

In solidarity with the 675 hard-working members of United Steelworkers Local 676 who are about to lose their jobs at the 131-year-old paper mill...

Opinion: Is Johnny O. Becoming a Centrist?

Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski proposed a progressive agenda during his candidacy. However, during his first term, two pending decisions include public-private partnerships and...

Opinion: Performance Counts

There are few state responsibilities more important -- or more challenging -- than how the state exercises its constitutional authority over the electric utilities...

Opinion: Financial Setup of Hogan Toll Lane Plan Raises New Questions

Maryland taxpayers will be on the hook if the toll lanes Gov. Larry Hogan wants to build on I-270 and the Washington Beltway flop....

Frank DeFilippo: Law and Order on the Campaign Trail

Here’s a scary possibility. Next year’s elections in Baltimore City are pregnant for a reprise of the 1974 campaign for state’s attorney. All of...

Maricé Morales: Graduations. Guns. And ‘Girl Power?’

May has brought with it an emotional rollercoaster for many across America. It has been a month of graduations, guns and “girl power?”I italicize...

Josh Kurtz: A Public Service Announcement to Freshman Lawmakers Re: the Tawes Crab Feast

Dear Freshman Senator or Delegate:Congrats on surviving your first legislative session! Here’s hoping you’ve caught up on sleep and have reacquainted yourself with your...

Opinion: Instead of Banning Polystyrene Foam, Enhance State’s Ability to Recycle It

Our company has provided jobs and opportunities in Maryland for more than 44 years. Today, we operate a manufacturing facility in Federalsburg and distribution...

Charm City Sputters Down the Road

Baltimore’s transportation director quit a couple of weeks ago.It’s the kind of thing that would be easy to miss. There’s plenty of other bad...