Commentary

Opinion: System for Transferring Credit Between Community Colleges, Universities Falls Short

It’s that time of year again: the elections and school reforms dominate the news today. Community college has been a major highlight in Maryland...

Josh Kurtz: Are Hogan’s Coattails Enough for GOP’s ‘Drive for Five’ Senate Seats?

The “Drive for Five” runs through Hogan Country. But whether Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr. (R) and his fellow Republicans reach their final destination is...

Frank DeFilippo: For America’s Courts, It’s Back to the Future

To many voters, the gist of the Trump administration’s policies to “Make America Great Again” appear simple to decode: They will either poison us,...
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Josh Kurtz: On Eve of Kavanaugh Hearing, #MeToo and Anderson Case Still Roiling Annapolis

So here we are, hours away from an electrifying and potentially history-altering Capitol Hill hearing on sexual assault, and still #MeToo is roiling Annapolis. On...

Opinion: What to Look for in Baltimore City’s Next Health Commissioner

We recognize that the Baltimore city health commissioner plays a vital role in ensuring that Baltimoreans have equal opportunity to access high-quality health care...

Opinion: Debates Should Be a Required Part of the Campaign Process

When Larry Hogan and Ben Jealous decided to have only one debate in a hotly contested gubernatorial race, many voters were angry and disappointed....

Opinion: Meaningful Partnership Between Baltimore County, City Is Needed

The current president’s term has been marked by a striking disrespect for our country’s allies and a clear disdain for the working class, poor,...
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Frank DeFilippo: A Victim of His Own Limitations

One among many old sayings in politics is this time-tested cautionary note: If you’re going to have a tough general election, you’d better have...

Opinion: Ben Jealous Will Be the Governor Marylanders Deserve

I’ve been in Maryland politics a long time, and I’ve seen many candidates come and go. Winning candidates inspire. They share a vision, and...

Opinion: Keep Antibiotics Working

Sometimes the spirit and effectiveness of health-protective legislation can be lost in the process of regulatory translation and implementation. Such was the case with the...