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  • Time to govern, Mr. Hogan

    Our new governor spoke reassuringly of working together at his inauguration but reverted to campaign mode while addressing the General Assembly ("Hogan misses the difference between campaigning and governing," Feb. 4). Who can blame him? Republicans swept...
  • Maryland voted for Hogan's agenda

    Maryland voted for Hogan's agenda
    It is the leadership of the Maryland General Assembly that is acting like spoiled children over Gov. Larry Hogan's State of the State speech, and they are the ones who should watch out ("Senate delays confirmation of Hogan nominees," Feb. 6). The voters...
  • Good Tuesday Morning, Baltimore: O'Malley injured, White sentenced, Hampden parking updated

    Good Tuesday Morning, Baltimore: O'Malley injured, White sentenced, Hampden parking updated
    Good Morning, Baltimore. Here's what you need to know for Tuesday, Feb. 10: WEATHER There is a winter weather advisory in effect until 9 a.m. and it’s there for a good reason. Overnight freezing rain, sleet and snow have left many of the area&...
  • Change in school funding formula debated

    Change in school funding formula debated
    Some lawmakers said Monday that the General Assembly should change a school funding formula that gives great weight to property values — and is projected to cost Baltimore millions of dollars in lost state aid for next year. But others say a...
  • Miller overreacts, Hogan benefits

    We doubt Gov. Larry Hogan intended to make Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller's head explode with his State of the State speech last week, but it might wind up working out for him politically, if not for the people of the state substantively. The...
  • Officers Bill of Rights is an obstacle to reform

    Officers Bill of Rights is an obstacle to reform
    Contrary to The Sun's recent editorial, the best way to ensure that Baltimore City's police commissioner gets the tools he needs to discipline misbehaving officers is by addressing the defects in the Maryland Law Enforcement Officer's Bill of Rights as...
  • New corrections secretary says corruption battle at Baltimore jail continues

    New corrections secretary says corruption battle at Baltimore jail continues
    The courtroom drama from the Black Guerrilla Family's lust- and drug-fueled reign at the Baltimore jail is all but over, now that the last of 40 convictions was secured last week. But Maryland's new corrections secretary says the battle against crime and...
  • Don't bogart that homework: Md. community college launches class on the business of marijuana

    Start stoner-friendly munchies stands in Colorado. Or open a lounge near a marijuana dispensary in Oregon. Or try selling fertilizer to weed growers, dude. "Opportunities are endless, whatever we can create in our heads," said Dean Warner, an Anne...
  • Senate delays confirmation of Hogan nominees

    Senate delays confirmation of Hogan nominees
    The Maryland Senate delayed the confirmation of five nominees to Gov. Larry Hogan's Cabinet on Friday, the latest sign of growing tension between the new Republican governor and Democrats who dominate the legislature. The delay comes two days after...
  • Going after the enablers of 'bad guys with guns'

    Going after the enablers of 'bad guys with guns'
    Where do criminals get guns? I'll explore that question a lot this year because the supply of guns to people prohibited from having them remains a principal cause of Baltimore's violent eruptions. When a convicted felon can allegedly walk out of his house...
  • In Frederick, a tragic reminder of pit bull ruling

    In Frederick, a tragic reminder of pit bull ruling
    Last April, Gov. Martin O'Malley signed into law what I call Maryland's pit bull anti-discrimination measure. The legislation negated the 2012 ruling of the Maryland Court of Appeals that ownership of a pit bull should bear special liability because the...