Commentary

Guest Commentary: A Game-Changer for Prince George’s County

For decades, Prince George’s County leaders have made great strides making the county more attractive to businesses and residents -- even as Northern Virginia,...

Guest Commentary: Transparency Works

By Marc KormanAt former Gov. Martin O’Malley’s last Board of Public Works (BPW) meeting, approximately $200 million was cut from the annual budget pursuant...

Guest Commentary: Engaging and Empowering Montgomery County

By Ashwani JainEditor’s note: More than 20 candidates are running for four at-large seats on the Montgomery County Council in 2018 – and the...

Guest Commentary: Montgomery Co. Report on Wages Flawed

By Marc ElrichHaving just celebrated Labor Day on Monday, I am reminded about the importance of the dignity of work and the importance...

Guest Commentary: For Marylanders With Disabilities, Help Is on the Way

By Andrew FriedsonFor more than two decades, disability rights advocates have pushed for tax-preferred savings accounts to allow individuals with disabilities to save money...

Guest Commentary: Why Pepco Should Not Be Allowed Another Rate Increase

By Roger BerlinerPepco is, once again, asking state utility regulators for a rate increase. This latest request for $68.6 million would raise the typical...

Guest Commentary: Nothing Has Changed in Baltimore — Yet

By Dan Sparaco   A young son challenges his father to a foot race. He thinks he will best the old man easily. But the...

Guest Commentary: Removing Monuments — Where Does It End?

In the aftermath of the Charlottesville tragedy, the debate over monuments to persons in America's past has elevated to a point where, too often,...

Guest Commentary: An Opportunity Lost With Taney Statue

By David A. Plymyer The hasty decision by Maryland’s State House Trust to remove the statue of Roger B. Taney from the grounds of the...

Guest Commentary: Under Maryland Law, Voters Get to Decide

By Charles ScheelerLast week, an extraordinary woman by the name of Krish Vignarajah announced she is running for governor of Maryland.Even as the United...