Commentary

Guest Commentary: Students Can’t Afford Another Year of Hogan’s Policies

The Kirwan Commission announced last week that it will be delaying the release of its recommendations until after the 2018 legislative session. Governor Hogan...

Guest Commentary: Experienced Leadership Will Move Montgomery Co. Forward

Editor’s note: This is the fourth in a series. More than 20 candidates are running for four at-large seats on the Montgomery County Council...

Guest Commentary: I am FBI (For Baltimore’s Interests)

By Kahan DhillonBorn to an Indian father from Punjab and an African mother from Tanzania, I spent a lot of time visiting both...

A Useful Primer on How Montgomery County Evolved

Suburb: Planning Politics and the Public Interest, by Royce Hanson.  Cornell University Press, 2017.Planning is inseparable from politics, Royce Hanson tells us at the...

Guest Commentary: U.S. Has An Escape Route from Addiction

By Matt MossburgThe onset of Halloween reminds me of where I once was -- among the walking dead.Homeless, destitute and broke due to a...

Guest Commentary: How to Win Over Amazon

By Ashwani JainAmazon is looking for a second U.S. headquarters. The company should look no further than Montgomery County.This would not only be a...

Guest Commentary: We the People Can Reverse the Erosion of Democracy

By Doug MillerAs the moonscape of our political system turns into something out of dystopian science fiction, we must remember that We the People...

Guest Commentary: Open Enrollment in Maryland — What You Need to Know

By Gene Ransom IIIDespite all of the recently proposed amendments to the Affordable Care Act, it is time to start thinking about Open Enrollment...

Guest Commentary: Violence, Vandalism and the Cost of Losing Grace

With all the news on violence and vandalism from hate and racist groups recently related to statues of slave owners, the state and American...

Guest Commentary: Hogan’s Highway Plan Requires More Scrutiny

By Marc ElrichRecently, Gov. Larry Hogan (R) announced his $9 billion proposal to add toll lanes to I-270, I-495 and the Baltimore-Washington Parkway. While...