Commentary

Guest Commentary: Montgomery Democratic Committee’s Latest Vote Undermines Democracy

By Jordan CooperThe Democratic Party of Maryland has long prioritized party above the public interest. The latest manifestation of this gross abuse of the...

Guest Commentary: State Is Missing An Opportunity by Not Funding Farms, Families Program

Maryland Department of Agriculture Secretary Joseph Bartenfelder’s commentary regarding the Maryland Farms and Families Program raises some interesting points along with some sharp criticism...

Guest Commentary: Hogan Brings Trump-Style, Law-and-Order Politics to Maryland

Despite his bipartisan posturing, Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan is injecting Trump-style “law-and-order” politics into this legislative session, in the hope that tough criminal justice...

Guest Commentary: Hogan Brings Trump-Style, Law-and-Order Politics to Maryland

By Sebastian JohnsonDespite his bipartisan posturing, Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan is injecting Trump-style “law-and-order” politics into this legislative session, in the hope that tough...

Guest Commentary: State Is Missing An Opportunity by Not Funding Farms, Families Program

By Amy G. CroneMaryland Department of Agriculture Secretary Joseph Bartenfelder’s commentary regarding the Maryland Farms and Families Program raises some interesting points along with...

Guest Commentary: House, Senate Committees Debate Protections for Foster Youth

By Rachel WhiteThe #MeToo movement has shaken Annapolis this legislative session, with more attention on how our laws and policies are protecting – or...

Guest Commentary: Clean Energy Jobs Act Enjoys Wide Support

By Brian J. Feldman and C. William Frick Marylanders are concerned about the impact climate change is having on our communities, our health, our economy,...

Guest Commentary: Md. Must Fight EPA Decision on Dangerous Pesticide

By Shirley Nathan-Pulliam and Dana M. SteinIn the 2018 Maryland General Assembly, we have much to do to thwart some of the Trump administration’s...

Guest Commentary: Supporting Maryland’s Farmers and Families

When Gov. Larry Hogan took office in 2015, he promised Maryland’s agricultural community a seat at the table – and he has kept that...

Budget Misses the Mark for State’s Farmers and Families

By Joan Norman and Michael J. WilsonGov. Larry Hogan recently released his 2019 budget, which his office touts as making “prudent investments.” Unfortunately, the...