Commentary

Opinion: Progressive Leaders Moving Lower Shore Into the Future

Over the past few years, there have been many positive changes on the Lower Eastern Shore of Maryland. A shining example of this change...

Opinion: Strongest Argument for Paid Leave Is That It’s the Right Thing to Do

As a small business owner who employs and serves Maryland residents, I am eager to see the Time to Care Act of 2019 (HB...

Opinion: Risking One of Maryland’s Prized Resources

Back in the 1980s, when this story began, Maryland had at best an average system of public higher education. When experts rated how states...

Opinion: As Conference Opens in Baltimore, an Appeal to Confront Climate Change Impact on...

In 1990, the Chesapeake Bay was in the midst of a visible pollution crisis. Fish were dying from toxins in the Potomac River. Baltimore’s...
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Opinion: As Conference Opens in Baltimore, A Plea to Confront Impact of Climate Change...

In 1990, the Chesapeake Bay was in the midst of a visible pollution crisis. Fish were dying from toxins in the Potomac River. Baltimore’s...

Opinion: After 20 Years, Unique Maryland Campus Stands Tall as Visionary Higher Ed Model

As incredible as it sounds, we’re already fast approaching the milestone year of 2020. Many in our region will be using the occasion to...

Harry Roe Hughes, the Unlikely Governor: A Remembrance by John W. Frece

Though few Marylanders may realize it, their lives are better off today because former Maryland Gov. Harry R. Hughes, who died March 13 at...

Opinion: Missing in Wage Debate Is Bill’s Impact on People With Developmental Disabilities

While there has been widespread media coverage and political exuberance about the expected passage of the Fight for $15 bill to increase the minimum...

Frank DeFilippo: An Accident Destined to Happen

In the grammar of politics, the election of two-term Gov. Harry R. Hughes was a predicate. It evolved on conditions and “ifs.”If Blair Lee...

Josh Kurtz: When the CEO Is Ailing and the Heir-Apparent Is Out on the...

On any given morning in Annapolis, if you walk around State Circle or Church Circle, blinking into the sunlight, you can temporarily convince yourself...