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Maryland Matters Gets First Major Grant

Maryland Matters, a new nonprofit news website dedicated to covering state and local government and politics, is pleased to announce that it has just...

Reminder: Maryland Matters Annapolis Event on Oct. 17

It’s not too late to plan to attend a fundraiser for Maryland Matters in Annapolis on Tuesday, Oct. 17. We’ll have food and drink...

Notes: Sick Leave Poll, Endorsements and Transitions

Three-quarters of Maryland voters want employers to provide robust paid sick leave benefits to their workers, according to a poll conducted for advocacy groups.Specifically,...

Join Us at the Takoma Park Folk Festival!

Maryland Matters urges readers to check out the Takoma Park Folk Festival on Sunday. We'll have a table there.But more important, it’s one of...

Running for Public Office in Maryland Is Expensive

By Ana Faguy Common Cause/Maryland released data recently that revealed how expensive it can be to run for public office in Maryland. According to the report,...

Hoyer: GOP Leaders Know the FBI Must Have a New Headquarters

By Bruce DePuytDespite the General Service Administration’s recent decision to pull the plug on the search for a new FBI headquarters site, Republican leaders...

Commentary: August Heats Up

By Josh KurtzTo borrow from the late, great Lloyd Bridges in the classic comedy "Airplane," looks like I picked the wrong week to quit...

Guest Commentary: Not the America I Know

By Hoan Dang Last week, I was shocked and saddened to learn about the detention and deportation of Lizandro Claros, 19, and his brother, Diego...

Guest Commentary: Immigrants Rally Against Hogan’s Far-Right Endorsement

By Owen Silverman AndrewsMaryland Gov. Larry Hogan endorsed virulently anti-immigrant, climate change denying state Sen. Scott Wagner in the Pennsylvania GOP’s gubernatorial contest at...

Commentary: Everyone’s a Winner!

By Josh KurtzIt's easy to try to pigeonhole and stereotype the Democratic candidates now running for the 6th District congressional seat.David Trone is the...