| Sep 17, 2014
| 4:08 AM
Anthony G. Brown brightens as he talks about building large transportation projects — including two light rail lines worth a combined $5 billion. To the Democratic nominee for governor, they are a key to creating jobs and stimulating Maryland's...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 3:58 PM
If Republican Larry Hogan wants to be Maryland's next governor, he needs to drive home his message of cutting taxes and creating jobs. And he needs to appear pleasant.
For his part, Democrat Anthony G. Brown needs to avoid unforced errors that could...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Every time I read another column by Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. claiming that "Obamacare" is a failure I nearly split my sides laughing ("Affordable Care Act lies," Sept. 21). Tell that story to America's hospitals, which are saving $5.7 billion this year...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 11:18 AM
We at Network 2000 are giving careful consideration to which candidate for governor is willing to make a sincere and honest commitment to the women of the state of Maryland. Recognizing that the next administration will have the opportunity and...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 8:15 AM
Having spent 47 years in state and local government, I have a pretty good feel for impending fiscal year budget problems ("Apocalypse? Not now," Sept. 26). The very quietly issued projections for the next fiscal year for the state budget are concerning....
| Sep 27, 2014
| 8:39 AM
The circle of political power brokers and deep-pocketed investors hatched their plan more than three years ago, seeing promise in a project deemed wildly unrealistic by some and stubbornly unattainable by others.
With billions in backing from the...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 9:03 AM
On the November ballot, voters across Maryland will face Question 1, a proposed constitutional amendment that places restrictions on the ability of the next governor and General Assembly to use transportation money to help balance the general fund. The...
| Aug 24, 2014
| 8:00 AM
The commentary, "A necessary conversation" (Aug 17), by Loyola University Maryland assistant professor Karsonya Wise Whitehead, in which she claims that our nation needs to have "a serious conversation about race," is another see-no-evil, speak-no-evil,...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 8:33 AM
The headline on the news release out of Maryland's Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation yesterday sounded pretty great: "Private Sector Gains 18,700 Jobs Over-the-Year."
Read the body of the release, though, and you'll discover the actual...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 10:49 AM
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Anthony G. Brown claimed the endorsement of the Maryland State Fraternal Order of Police Wednesday, breaking a string of three general elections in which the union has backed the Republican candidate.
The state FOP...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 11:45 AM
Columnist Robert L. Ehrlich Jr's. commentary suggesting that Jews should reconsider their long-standing support of Democratic presidential candidates requires a response ("The GOP supports Israel more than Dems," Aug. 24).
Mr. Ehrlich rightly points out...