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  • Mr. Brown gets a reprieve [Editorial]

    Mr. Brown gets a reprieve  [Editorial]
    It doesn't take a doctor to diagnose Fix-is-in Disease, the condition common to politicians who look out for favored individuals. In the recent outbreak in Annapolis, the warning signs are too painfully obvious for most anyone to ignore. Last week,...
  • 'Wacko Birds' cloud Republicans' election euphoria

    Some Republicans envisioned a successful rope-a-dope strategy for this year's elections: Don't make mistakes, and let the Democrats stew in the juices of Obamacare and a strapped middle class. That take-no-risks approach is unraveling. Congressional...
  • End the abuse [Editorial]

    End the abuse  [Editorial]
    Maryland has made significant progress in recent years toward reducing cases of domestic violence against women and children in the state. During the last decade, domestic violence assaults have fallen 20 percent, and homicides of women and children...
  • Hogan to seek public financing in GOP primary for governor

    Hogan to seek public financing in GOP primary for governor
    Republican gubernatorial candidate Larry Hogan said Monday that he will accept public financing in the GOP primary, becoming the second person seeking the office this year to participate in a system that had been dormant for almost two decades. The...
  • Religious leaders rally for higher minimum wage

    Religious leaders rally for higher minimum wage
    A coalition of religious leaders joined Gov. Martin O'Malley and Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake at a rally Monday to call for a higher minimum wage, saying Maryland lawmakers shouldn't wait for the economy to make a full recovery before taking action....
  • Quinn wants to delay budget speech

    Quinn wants to delay budget speech
    SPRINGFIELD — Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn has remained mum on whether he wants to keep in place the state income-tax increase that starts to expire next year and now he’s taking steps that will allow him to stay silent until after the March 18...
  • Chris Christie answers questions about bridge scandal

    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie on Monday insisted he never knew that his aides had intentionally fouled up traffic approaches to the George Washington Bridge until after the lanes had been reopened — though he admitted he might have heard about...
  • Charlie Crist all over Web and TV as campaign steps up

    Charlie Crist all over Web and TV as campaign steps up
    After months of running a largely invisible campaign to regain his old job, former Gov. Charlie Crist has suddenly emerged from stealth mode. • On Monday, his campaign issued a web video meant to counter a video attack from Gov. Rick Scott's...
  • Beyond early childhood education

    The most encouraging part of Gov. Pat Quinn’s State of the State address was his call for increased investment in early childhood education.  Through the “Birth to Five” initiative, the Governor committed to increasing access to...
  • Groups sue Gov. Brown over mortgage settlement funds

    Groups sue Gov. Brown over mortgage settlement funds
    Three community groups sued Gov. Jerry Brown on Friday, demanding he restore more than $350 million in mortgage settlement funds that were used to plug state budget holes two years ago. The money — from California's slice of the $25 billion...
  • Tax Rebate: If It Looks Like A Duck ...

    On the face of it, it seems reasonable to let taxpayers taste the honey of good times — by, for example, returning extra tax money they had to pony up to balance the budget when times were bad. That's what Gov. Dannel P. Malloy wants to do with...