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  • Our say: Editor's notebook: The mallets are out, other topics

     Our say: Editor's notebook: The mallets are out, other topics
    THE MALLETS OF APRIL — Curious but true: The Navy has been defending this country for more than 30 years now without being able to establish consistent dominance on the croquet court over a liberal arts college whose students usually get no more...
  • The Morning Report: What you need to know today in Annapolis and Anne Arundel

    The Morning Report: What you need to know today in Annapolis and Anne Arundel
    The Morning Report is a quick roundup of links to stories we think Annapolis and Anne Arundel County residents will be talking about today. You can click on the links directly from the text of this feature. Here's what's happening. There's a lot going...
  • Maryland addressing heroin OD problem on multiple fronts

    Maryland's rising rate of fatal heroin overdoses might not have one cure, but lawmakers and activists are hoping a combination of actions will be a step in the right direction. Lt. Gov. Boyd Rutherford's office on Thursday announced the third of six...
  • Could the budget fight cause a special session?

    Could the budget fight cause a special session?
    The fight between Gov. Larry Hogan and state Democrats over education funding could be far from over. At Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller's behest, lawmakers passed a bill that would require the Republican governor to send more money next year...
  • Hogan must fund health care

    Hogan must fund health care
    At the beginning of this year's General Assembly session, the prognosis for quality, affordable health care in Maryland was unclear. Newly elected Governor Larry Hogan had proposed a number of cuts to critical programs, the funding mechanism for our...
  • Ladies and gentlemen, start – no, idle – your cars

    Ladies and gentlemen, start – no, idle – your cars
    In the end of this General Assembly session, a budget was passed (important) but so were legislative morsels (interesting) that also affect our lives. Along with, say, now being able to buy alcohol on election day — which could come in handy &#...
  • Baltimore to reconsider whether to cut taxes next year

    Baltimore to reconsider whether to cut taxes next year
    Baltimore officials are revisiting the possibility of offering city homeowners a property tax cut in next year's $2.5 billion budget, they said Wednesday. Officials ruled out a cut last month, but budget director Andrew W. Kleine said the idea is now...
  • Charter reform: Better than nothing

    Charter reform: Better than nothing
    Gov. Larry Hogan's proposal to increase the number of charter schools in Maryland to give parents more choices about the education of their children suffered a major blow in the General Assembly session just ended. His proposal wasn't perfect, but it...
  • Eastern Shore can offer clean energy

    Eastern Shore can offer clean energy
    Recently, the Maryland Senate Finance Committee heard Sen. Steve Hershey's Kent County Land-Based Wind Generating Stations bill. Nearly 200 people packed the hearing to testify about the expected Mills Branch Wind Energy Project. This project, led by...
  • Hogan is right about budget

    Hogan is right about budget
    Well, it didn't take long for The Sun to choose sides in the budget battle. In the first paragraph of your editorial, the blame was placed squarely on Gov. Larry Hogan ("Hogan's choice," April 15). If you want acrimony in Annapolis, one only needs to...
  • McIntosh says House and Senate are close on budget

    McIntosh says House and Senate are close on budget
    The top budget negotiator for the House of Delegates said her chamber and the Senate could iron out their differences over next year's spending plan as soon as Tuesday but then must turn to a wider gap between the Democratic-run General Assembly and ...