Commentary

Opinion: Critical Piece in the Fight for $15 That’s Been Overlooked

Maryland is the first state to pass a $15 minimum wage law that will increase the rates the state pays medical providers. To help...

Josh Kurtz: Something Is Rotten in the State of Denmark

The 2019 General Assembly session opened with news that Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller Jr. (D-Calvert) has stage 4 prostate cancer. The session...

Opinion: Adding Nuclear Energy to Md.’s Renewable Portfolio Is a Threat to Climate Action

Scientists have made it explicitly clear, we have 12 years to take bold climate action to save our collective futures. To meet the urgency...

Letter to the Editor: History Shows Tax Cap Is No Pie-in-the-Sky Plan

It was amusing to read Frank DeFilippo’s screed concerning our Washington Post article on Prince George’s County’s tax cap and the desirability of a...

Opinion: Del. Mary Ann Lisanti Must Go

As we mourn the lives lost in New Zealand, where peaceful prayer and worship were interrupted recently by gunfire, murder and hate, let us...

Opinion: What Would the Leading GOP Authority on Redistricting in the 1960s Think Today?

Heading toward my reserved seat inside the U.S. Supreme Court last week to listen to two redistricting cases, the North Carolina case Rucho v....

Opinion: If the Goal Is Zero, a Renewable Portfolio Standard Is Naive

Energy technologies need to fit together to configure systems that deliver reliable affordable electric power when and where it is needed. In choosing a...
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Frank DeFilippo: A Munificent Gesture in a Pauper’s Will

A pair of academics have been thumping their tubs for years to advance the illusory prescription for Baltimore’s woes that calls for capping the...

Opinion: Baltimore Needs Control of Our Police Department

The Baltimore community has organized and unified in support of implementing the reforms necessary to improve the Baltimore Police Department.We are determined to realize...

Opinion: IT in the State Is at a Tipping Point

Information technology has not been a hot topic during this legislative session, not even a tepid one. But maybe it should be, given that...