Commentary

Josh Kurtz: Hogan, By the Book

Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr. (R) has always had an unmatched sense for knowing just where the Maryland electorate is and how to position...
Criticism

Opinion: Md. Dems’ Criticism, Inaction Come at People’s Expense

Democratic legislators would have us believe Gov. Larry Hogan is the only elected official with an obligation to govern during the current pandemic crisis.Apparently,...
Tutoring

Kalman Hettleman: The Advent of Tutoring – Good News for Education

Stop the presses, or digital downloads. At a time when our already ailing and failing public schools are now pandemic stricken, and Gov. Larry...

Don Mohler: An Offer He Couldn’t Refuse

July 27, 1979 in comic strips all across America, Charlie Brown lay gravely ill in his hospital bed. The situation is so grim that...

Opinion: Will Ratepayers Bail Out Md. Utilities During COVID-19?

Most Maryland businesses are suffering a loss from the economic downturn caused by COVID-19. Less demand exists for products they sell. Those providing a...

Richard DeShay Elliott: A Criminal Justice Agenda

It is widely known that the United States of America is the largest incarceration state in world history. While the U.S. has 5% of...

Sen. Katie Fry Hester and Del. Michael Jackson: You Can’t Put Lipstick on This...

No one really campaigns on updating aging state Information Technology infrastructure, for fairly obvious reasons. Technical maintenance of governmental operations usually can’t be readily...

Frank DeFilippo: Hogan Joins Pantheon of Md. Politics’ Literary Lions

More than just a few years ago, the Board of Public works approved the publication of the Public Papers of Spiro T. Agnew as...

Del. Darryl Barnes: Shouldn’t Black Lives Matter in Our Medical Cannabis Industry?

During the 2020 legislative session, I, together with my Senate Champion, Sen. Jill Carter, jointly introduced HB 1449SB 1012 “Health – Medical Cannabis Reauthorization...

Sen. Cheryl Kagan: Hogan’s Decision Means General Election WON’T Be ‘As Normal As Possible’

Disregarding advice presented by local and national election experts. Ignoring voting rights advocates. Flouting the recommendations of health care professionals and the Centers for...