Commentary

Here’s How Maryland Can Support Solar

Maryland needs to turn 2018 into the year we step up our commitment to a cleaner, greener future.With the White House’s war on clean...

Guest Commentary: Taking Leave of Our Values

By Cory McCrayDuring its 2017 session, the Maryland General Assembly passed paid sick leave legislation. This bill guaranteed that any business with over 15...

Guest Commentary: The Opioid Epidemic — Why We Are Losing

By Matt MossburgFour years ago, I received a Christmas gift that saved my life: The Gift of Desperation.In addiction recovery, this gift opens the...

60 Seconds With the Editor of Maryland Matters

With 2017 coming to an end, here is a message of thanks and a last-minute call for help from Josh Kurtz, Maryland Matters' co-founder...

Guest Commentary: Congress, Do Not Let Us Down

Editor's Note: The following is a letter that Linda Sobel Katz, a former aide to ex-Rep. Mike Barnes (D-Md.), wrote to Rep. Jamie Raskin...

Guest Commentary: After Roy Moore, Here’s What Republicans Need to Do to Start Winning

When Democrat Doug Jones won the U.S. Senate seat in ruby red Alabama last week, he overturned a generation-long streak of Republicans winning Yellowhammer...

Guest Commentary: Montgomery County Can Thrive Without Raising Property Taxes

By Neil H. GreenbergerEditor’s note: This is the eighth in a series. More than 25 candidates are running for four at-large seats on the...

Guest Commentary: Affirming Our First Amendment Right to Boycott

Statement by the Social Justice Committee of the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Rockville, Md.: As Unitarian Universalists, we affirm the right of conscience and the use...

Guest Commentary: Trump’s Jerusalem Declaration Was Just Recognizing Reality

By Charlie GerowPresident Trump's declaration didn't make Jerusalem the capital of Israel. Jerusalem has been the capital of Israel for more than 3,000 years.King...

Guest Commentary: To Move Montgomery Forward, County Must Find Common Ground

By Bill ConwayEditor’s note: This is the seventh in a series. More than 25 candidates are running for four at-large seats on the Montgomery...