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  • GM, Christie travel path of no resistance

    Lawyering-up used to be a sign of guilt. Hiring lawyers to try to pre-empt a raft of independent investigations is a sign of futility. Last Thursday, we got the results of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's inquiry into himself; General Motors has just...
  • State leaders reach agreement on minimum wage, pay for caregivers

    State leaders reach agreement on minimum wage, pay for caregivers
    Ending a standoff that had stalled the governor's top legislative priority, General Assembly leaders said Wednesday that they have reached a deal to raise Maryland's minimum wage, while also boosting the pay of workers caring for the developmentally...
  • Arts education advocates see promise in Thornton

    Arts education advocates see promise in Thornton
    Last year, Elm Creative Arts School in Milwaukee failed to live up to its name. A gallery for student artwork had become a storage area and meeting space. The performance space, dubbed the "great room" with theater-style seating, was used as an...
  • Harford Water Authority status moving along, county executive reports [Letter]

    As you are aware, Harford County has joined with the Cities of Aberdeen and Havre de Grace and the Town of Bel Air to consider the formation of a Regional Water Authority. I would like to take the opportunity to provide the citizens of this county with...
  • California needs a rainy-day fund that works

     California needs a rainy-day fund that works
    At Gov. Jerry Brown's request, lawmakers will start working next week on a rainy-day fund to better prepare the state for the inevitable next downturn. The fund is such a sensible idea that the state already has one: the Budget Stabilization Account,...
  • Brown files elections complaint against Gansler

    Brown files elections complaint against Gansler
    Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown’s campaign for governor filed a formal complaint against his chief rival Thursday, alleging Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler broke state law by organizing fundraisers during the General Assembly session. Gansler’s...
  • Why no mention of Ralph Jaffe's run for governor? [Letter]

    Why no mention of Ralph Jaffe's run for governor? [Letter]
    I'm wondering if the letter writer who asked "Who's qualified to be Maryland's next governor? No one!" (April 6) had all of the pertinent information before coming to that conclusion. The author mentioned Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown along with the general...
  • Gov. McAuliffe touts Medicaid expansion as 'good business'

    Gov. McAuliffe touts Medicaid expansion as 'good business'
    Gov. Terry McAuliffe took his push for Medicaid expansion as an integral part of Virginia budget negotiations to business and health leaders in Hampton Roads on Tuesday. At a trio of locations — the Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce in Norfolk,...
  • Jeb Bush and Hillary Clinton: Potential rivals, but not today

    Jeb Bush and Hillary Clinton: Potential rivals, but not today
    Two potential 2016 presidential rivals, Jeb Bush and Hillary Clinton, did not quite share the stage at an education conference in Texas on Monday. But they both spoke about a common goal: expanding the accessibility and affordability of higher education...
  • Hoyer, O'Malley administration spar over Eastern Shore wind project

    Hoyer, O'Malley administration spar over Eastern Shore wind project
    In a duel of sorts between two of Maryland's top Democrats, U.S. Rep. Steny Hoyer went to Annapolis Tuesday to press for legislation opposed by Gov. Martin O'Malley that Southern Maryland officials insist is needed to protect their region's prized naval...
  • Assembly enters final week with tough issues pending

    Assembly enters final week with tough issues pending
    As the General Assembly enters the final week of its 90-day session, lawmakers have fewer issues coming down to the wire than in a typical year — but some that remain are very thorny indeed. A proposal to raise the minimum wage, Gov. Martin O'...