Commentary

Guest Commentary: Community Kitchen Is A Model for Economic Opportunity

Third in a series of commentaries by Democratic candidates seeking one of the four at-large seats on the Montgomery County Council in 2018. By Seth...

Guest Commentary: Montgomery Needs to Keep Changing

By Hans RiemerEditor's note: This is the second in a series of commentaries from Democrats running for the four at-large seats on the Montgomery...

Guest Commentary: It’s Up to Congress to Find a Way to Let the Dreamers...

By Charlie GerowLast week, Attorney General Jeff Sessions, speaking on behalf of President Trump announced that the administration would end DACA, the Deferred Action...

Meet the Other Blue-State GOP Governor Who Is Just as Popular as Larry Hogan

We are at a once-in-a-blue-moon political moment when three of the most reliably Democratic states in the union—Massachusetts, Maryland, and Vermont—are led by Republican...

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...