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Frank DeFilippo: All in the Family

The Curran-O’Malley clan, or, O’Malley-Curran, if you prefer, has elevated to an art form pubic service for private employment. It’s nice work, if you...

Opinion: Montgomery County Beyond Amazon

That Amazon is looking at White Flint for HQ2 is a testament to Montgomery County's schools, workforce, housing, transportation network, and amenities: today's and...

Opinion: Medical Cannabis Commission Reform Legislation Hurts Minority Businesses

In 2015, Del. Cheryl D. Glenn introduced legislation to legalize marijuana for medicinal use in Maryland and established the Medical Cannabis Commission to regulate...

Opinion: How Do You Make Heads or Tails of a 33-Person Race for County...

Last year, voters in Montgomery County approved the introduction of public financing of campaigns. On the surface, public financing is a good concept, helping to...

Frank DeFilippo: Scramble Is on in Baltimore County

 Baltimore County is really three counties co-existing as one – the eastside county which is made up of Democrats who vote Republican, the center...
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Frank DeFilippo: Montgomery County and Baltimore City Have More in Common Than It Seems

Montgomery County and Baltimore City are symbiotic siblings. One is rich, the other poor. One has a white plurality, the other is mostly black....

Opinion: Making Safety a Priority

Six years ago, while traveling around the state during my campaign for Maryland attorney general, Judge Katie O’Malley, the former first lady, introduced me...

Opinion: Gubernatorial Candidates Do Themselves Disservice in Skipping LGBT Forum

On April 28, the Pride Foundation of Maryland, a statewide LGBT advocacy group, and Baltimore’s GLCCB, an organization serving the LGBT community in Central...

Frank DeFilippo: Joe Tydings’ ‘Rosebud’

Autobiography is risky business as there’s usually an unwritten backstory chasing the book. It could be a disturbing fragment of a life, an amusing...

Opinion: Pete Rahn’s Return To ‘Hip Pocket’ Government

For the past three years, a tectonic shift has been underway in how transportation policy and capital investment decisions are made in Maryland under...