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Melony Griffith Kicks Off Comeback as Early Favorite for Prince George’s Senate Seat

By Josh KurtzFormer Prince George’s County Del. Melony Griffith, whose 16-year political career ended in 2014 after she lost a Democratic primary challenge to...

Ben Jealous, From the Ground Up and With a Little Help From His Sanders...

By Ana FaguyWith potted calla lily plants on both sides of a makeshift stage in front of them and layered campaign posters in the...

Commentary: Lessons from Montana

By Josh KurtzMaryland is not Montana.Still, there are lessons to be learned here from the recent Montana special congressional election – and from a...

Guest Commentary: Hogan’s Veto Deprives Five-Sixths of Md. Workers

By Montgomery County Councilmember George LeventhalPublic health is not well served when employees show up for work sick. Unfortunately, Gov. Larry Hogan’s veto of...

Spring Break

A note to our readers from Maryland Matters co-founder Josh Kurtz:Like many of you, Maryland Matters is taking a break for a few days.I'd like...

Maryland Matters, one month in

Dear Readers:We’re now a month into this experiment. Maryland Matters launched on March 1.Thank you for reading – and for your terrific feedback.We haven’t...