Commentary

Guest Commentary: To Move Montgomery Forward, County Must Find Common Ground

By Bill ConwayEditor’s note: This is the seventh in a series. More than 25 candidates are running for four at-large seats on the Montgomery...

Letter to the Editor: Del. Mark Fisher Raps Senate President’s Baltimore Event

Editor's Note: The following was submitted in response to our Nov. 28 item on several high-dollar fundraisers in December -- including one for Senate...

Letter to the Editor: Amie Hoeber Responds to Ben Shnider’s Op-ed on Traffic, Praises...

By Amie HoeberOn Nov. 19, Ben Shnider, a Democratic candidate for the Montgomery County Council, recently wrote a commentary in Maryland Matters on Interstate...

Guest Commentary: Reading the Tea Leaves

By Jim BurtonOver the last few days, much has been made about the November’s election results and their impact on Maryland’s 2018 elections. Remember,...

Guest Commentary: For Republicans, Roy Moore Saga Is a Stew of Problems

By Charlie GerowNew allegations about Alabama U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore continue to roll like the Crimson Tide.At the same time so are charges,...

Guest Commentary: We Can’t Pave Our Way Out of Traffic on I-270

I love living in Rockville. However, the amount of time I spend in traffic along the I-270 corridor can make living in this place...

Guest Commentary: Time for New Voices, New Leaders for Maryland

By Dan MedingerI’ve been a longtime resident of Howard County and Ellicott City and love everything about our state of Maryland – from its...

Guest Commentary: Montgomery County at a Crossroads

By Marilyn BalcombeEditor’s note: This is the sixth in a series. More than 20 candidates are running for four at-large seats on the Montgomery...

Guest Commentary: Quality Officeholders, Not Just Qualified Candidates

By Hassan Giordano As we stand one year away from the all-important 2018 general election, we remain transfixed on the character we currently have serving...

Guest Commentary: Redeveloping Old Silver Spring Library Is Smart Land Use

 By Will JawandoEditor’s note: This is the fifth in a series. More than 20 candidates are running for four at-large seats on the Montgomery...