Commentary

Frank DeFilippo: Redistricting Will Get Ugly Before it Gets Pretty

Redistricting is legalized bodysnatching. Both parties acknowledge it. And both parties do it.Democrats redistrict by jiggering the district maps. Republicans attempt it by restricting...
Inclusion

Opinion: Inclusion, Not Just Tax Credits, Is Key to Breaking Down Barriers to Success 

As the fight to end the spread of COVID-19 continues, there is reason for many communities throughout Maryland to finally feel optimistic. The disease’s...
Special Interest Money

Opinion: A Hogan Senate Bid? He Shouldn’t Run on Promise of Special Interest Money

At End Citizens United, our mission is simple. We want to protect the right to vote and get big money out of politics.That’s why...
Chemicals

Opinion: Our Families Deserve an Environment Free of Chemicals

Would you rather your kids be bitten by a mosquito or be exposed to cancer-causing chemicals in your backyard?This mosquito season, the Maryland Department...
Beltway

U.S. PIRG: Capital Beltway Boondoggle Doesn’t Merit Revote

Gov. Larry Hogan’s top transportation priority is running out of gas. Even though the original proposal to expand the American Legion Bridge and add...

Josh Kurtz: Already, a Democratic Identity Crisis on Policing

As sure as night follows day, national pundits are reading way too much into a single primary result and are prematurely extrapolating trends that...
5G

Opinion: Allowing Unfettered Access to Build Cell Towers in the Name of 5G Is...

The Montgomery County Council is poised to pass legislation that will flood our neighborhoods with 5G cell towers. While the entire process has completely...
Police Reform

Opinion: Police Reform Is Not Anti-Police

Recently, in Ocean City, video recordings of encounters between the Ocean City Police Department and members of the public once again brought the important...

Frank DeFilippo: Reporters Ask Impertinent Questions to Get Pertinent Answers

Journalism — that irreverent, nettlesome profession that delivers the news every day — has an identity crisis. The problem with the job description these...
Baltimore City Central Committee

Opinion: Reforming the Democratic State Central Committee Starts With Actions

The past three elections saw record turnout and ushered in a new wave of reform-minded progressive officials in Baltimore City government and on the...