| Aug 26, 2014
| 4:29 AM
Providing incentives to our best teachers to instruct our students with the greatest needs will improve these children's education. Rewarding teachers for their exceptional efforts in improving outcomes for these students will help keep them in the...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 8:58 AM
The Maryland Technology Development Corp. has established a $1 million fund to invest in startups launching new cyber security technologies, officials announced Wednesday.
Eligible Maryland companies will be able to apply for investments of up to $100,...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 11:15 AM
Diners rejoice! Baltimore City is celebrating its summer Restaurant Week through Aug. 10, and Baltimore County restaurants kick off their celebration Friday. The events offer a great way to discover new places and fresh tastes or revisit old favorites...
| Aug 9, 2014
| 2:39 PM
As hundreds of Baltimore public school graduates prepare to set foot on a four-year college campus in Maryland this month, nearly half will notice something familiar on their schedules: a class they took in high school.
More than from any other school...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 4:20 PM
Ruling that the popular ride-sharing company Uber Technologies is subject to the same regulations imposed on other for-hire vehicle services in the state, state regulators at the same time ordered a revision of those rules to reflect the changing...
| Dec 28, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Regarding your recent editorial about state lawmakers' salaries, as far back as the late 1960s an independent group from Rutgers University evaluated Maryland General Assembly members' pay and concluded that the then salary of $2,400 a year should be...
| Dec 26, 2013
| 11:32 AM
¿ Maryland leads the nation in education spending, but not necessarily achievement.
¿ Democrats in the Maryland General Assembly began to go after referendum process after the 2012 success of MDPetitions.com in petitioning issues to the ballots....
| Dec 26, 2013
| 1:11 PM
In a couple of weeks, state legislators will gather in Annapolis for the annual circus that is the Maryland General Assembly's legislative session. Given that 2014 is also an election year, the show will be even more entertaining, or depressing, depending...
| Dec 31, 2013
| 9:00 AM
¿ The Maryland General Assembly passed and the Governor signed $15 million in bond bills in 2013.
¿ The Maryland Democratic Party again proved itself to be little more than a subsidiary of organized labor.
¿ Supporters of some Maryland...
| Jan 1, 2014
In the Maryland General Assembly, newly-elected lawmakers inevitably have one experience in common. Republican or Democrat, liberal or conservative, rural or urban, it doesn't matter. When they arrive at the State House, they soon discover that the...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 6:43 AM
Last Friday, I appeared on the Marc Steiner show to discuss marijuana policy. Also on the panel were state Sens. Jamie Raskin Bobby Zirkin (Democrats from Montgomery and Baltimore counties, respectively). You can listen to a podcast of the show by...