Commentary

Guest Commentary: Message to Mayor Pugh: 9 Billion Reasons to Collaborate

Mayor Pugh, thank you for validating and vindicating the fundamentals of The Baltimore Renaissance Revitalization Project by advocating for a $1 billion revitalization fund...

Guest Commentary: Leadership Gap in Dist. 41 Needs to Be Filled by a Teacher

By J.D. MerrillWhile much attention has been paid to the circumstances surrounding Sen. Nathaniel Oaks’ resignation from the Maryland Senate, all eyes will now...

Guest Commentary: Nothing to Fear From Citizenship Question on Census

By Charlie GerowCensuses are as old as civilization. One of the more notable ones took place when the Romans took over Judea and organized...

Frank DeFilippo: Redistricting Reform Could Make a Bad System Worse

Redistricting is legalized body-snatching. Everybody knows it. Everyone does it. Former Gov. Martin O’Malley (D) admitted the ruse in a deposition. Implicit in Republican...

Guest Commentary: Message to Mayor Pugh: 9 Billion Reasons to Collaborate

By Kahan S. Dhillon Jr.Mayor Pugh, thank you for validating and vindicating the fundamentals of The Baltimore Renaissance Revitalization Project by advocating for a...

Frank DeFilippo: Redistricting Reform Could Make a Bad System Worse

By Frank A. DeFilippoRedistricting is legalized body-snatching. Everybody knows it. Everyone does it. Former Gov. Martin O’Malley (D) admitted the ruse in a deposition....

Frank DeFilippo: This Generation’s Political Awakening

We are pleased to introduce Maryland Matters readers to Frank A. DeFelippo -- a man who needs no introduction (and for those who do...

Guest Commentary: Keeping the Preakness at Pimlico. What Are the Odds?

I’ve been around the track before. This is my ninth term in the House of Delegates. I’ve been watching horses run around the track at...

Frank DeFilippo: This Generation’s Political Awakening

We are pleased to introduce Maryland Matters readers to Frank A. DeFelippo -- a man who needs no introduction (and for those who do...

Guest Commentary: Turning the Ideas of a Few Students Into a Movement

What happened in Parkland, Fla., last month nearly happened just a week later right here in Montgomery County, where I teach high school.  And...