Commentary

Hester

Sen. Hester: MSDE, Do More to Support Local School Districts During Pandemic

The following is an open letter to the Maryland State Board of Education Superintendent Karen B. Salmon, President Clarence C. Crawford and Vice President...

Opinion: Threats of Election Chaos Need Not Result in Disaster

Baseless claims of individual voter fraud are fueling worry that President Trump and his supporters will try to steal the election. Labeling voting by...

Josh Kurtz: Around the Maryland Political World

This should be a golden moment for Marilyn and Nick Mosby, Baltimore City's very own power/glamour couple.Nick Mosby, a state delegate, is about to...

Opinion: The 9 District Lies

There are many important decisions that Montgomery County voters will have to make in this election. We know that the presidency is top of...

Judge Steven Platt: Does Judicial Philosophy Matter?

The death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg and the rapid nomination of a replacement with a different judicial philosophy should remind both those who...

Frank DeFilippo: Marylanders, Be Very Afraid of COVID — And Our Proximity to the...

Marylanders have every reason to be afraid of the coronavirus. They’re within spitting distance of the polluted Trump White House.Maryland stands at one corner...

Delegates Charkoudian and W. Fisher: Honoring All Americans

2020 has been a year of moral reckoning.The Black Lives Matter protests of this summer raised awareness of structural racism in the United States...

Deschenaux and Meyers: How COVID Affects the Budget and How We Can Prepare for...

The COVID pandemic has presented us with a string of important medical questions to which we initially had no answers, such as: How contagious...
Betsy DeVos

Kalman Hettleman: A Tiny Cheer for DeVos? Let’s Root for a New Educator in...

Let’s be grateful for U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos. No kidding. Sure, many think she has been President Trump’s worst cabinet appointment, which...

Opinion: State’s Dentists Navigating a New Normal During Pandemic

During the past six months, we have seen Marylanders across the state step up to help friends and neighbors in need. Strangers are making...