Commentary

Opinion: Religious Leaders to Hogan: Keep Your Moral Promise on Climate Change

As Maryland faith leaders concerned about climate change, we view energy policy through an ethical lens.We are, therefore, alarmed that our governor – Larry...

Opinion: Maryland Hospitals Need to Provide More Patient-Centric Care

Bob Atlas, president and CEO of the Maryland Hospital Association, wrote that Maryland hospitals are “doing it right” and should serve as a model...

Frank DeFilippo: Legislative Raises Are Not the Answer

Greed could kill Maryland’s citizen legislature.The low grumbles you hear in the background are the voices of legislators who believe that pay raises will...

Mileah Kromer: Alright, Millennial

Alright, Millennial.I didn’t think Bill Ferguson would be the next Maryland Senate President, TBH.Was he a passionate advocate for the Democratic agenda? Yes.Was he...

A Cautionary Tale of Bad Behavior from a Young, Female Statehouse Reporter in Mich.

By Allison DonahueI waited outside the Michigan Senate chamber to ask Sen. Peter Lucido (R) on Tuesday for a comment about the Detroit Metro...

Mayor Jud Ashman: Why Buttigieg?

The Moment Mayor Pete Caught My Attention, and Why He’s Worthy of Yours, TooIt was June 27, 2019. The spotlights streamed down on 10...

Opinion: Is Montgomery as Progressive as Everyone Thinks It Is?

With everything that has been going on with the Montgomery County Public Schools boundary analysis study and people being shocked at the racist and...

Frank DeFilippo: The Popularity That Won’t Translate

Gov. Larry Hogan is a victim of his own popularity. He’s unable to translate his poll-tested high standing with the voting public into bending...

Opinion: Why I Support Talmadge Branch for Congress

The last time the 7th congressional district suffered such a void in leadership was when former Congressman Kweisi Mfume stepped down after a great...

Opinion: What Sets Maryland Hospitals Apart

Sometimes you need to leave home in order to appreciate it. While I’ve lived in Maryland for 36 years, my work in health care...