Commentary

Guest Commentary: We the People Can Reverse the Erosion of Democracy

By Doug MillerAs the moonscape of our political system turns into something out of dystopian science fiction, we must remember that We the People...

Guest Commentary: Open Enrollment in Maryland — What You Need to Know

By Gene Ransom IIIDespite all of the recently proposed amendments to the Affordable Care Act, it is time to start thinking about Open Enrollment...

Guest Commentary: Violence, Vandalism and the Cost of Losing Grace

With all the news on violence and vandalism from hate and racist groups recently related to statues of slave owners, the state and American...

Guest Commentary: Hogan’s Highway Plan Requires More Scrutiny

By Marc ElrichRecently, Gov. Larry Hogan (R) announced his $9 billion proposal to add toll lanes to I-270, I-495 and the Baltimore-Washington Parkway. While...

Guest Commentary: Hogan’s Highway Plan a War Against Middle-Class Drivers

By Ben RossGovernor Hogan's plan to build 110 miles of toll lanes on Maryland highways is a disaster for the great majority of Marylanders,...

Guest Commentary: U.S. Shouldn’t Trample on States’ Civil Forfeiture Reforms

By Charlie Gerow Imagine having your bank accounts seized or even your car or house taken by the police without any criminal conviction -- or...

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...