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Tough decisions lie ahead, and Maryland needs strong leadership and political courage from its governor like never before.

On many of our biggest issues, like health care, immigration, social security, and government reform, large majorities of Americans share a remarkable amount of common ground.

As if new state schools superintendent Carey Wright doesn’t have more than enough Halloween hobgoblins to contend with, the scariest one has been overlooked…

The effort to get renewable power projects into the ground and clean electrons into the grid takes place away from the State House; it happens at late-night county planning and zoning hearings.

In D.C., there exists a rare point of unity, a point that transcends party lines and can unite both chambers of Congress. This common ground is the need for the 2023 Farm Bill.

Southern Maryland Rapid Transit could have a transformative effect on the region’s future quality of life.

America has a PMI problem. There is currently no requirement for printed handouts given with prescription drugs to be presented in a standardized, easily understood format.

Today’s commentary: The Greater Salisbury Committee puts forward a plan to help bridge the divide between the Wicomico County executive and county council.

Maryland’s Healthy Babies Equity Act sets an example that other states should follow, the authors write.

Combating climate change requires us to consider the systems that supply our housing, food, water, transportation and energy in a different way — reassessing how and where we make investments.