| Jan 14, 2014
| 6:48 PM
As legislators grilled Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown on Tuesday over the dismal debut of Maryland's health insurance exchange, the O'Malley administration stood by the website and said it will not switch to the federal version.
Rejecting calls to shut...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 2:38 PM
Sean McComb was sitting Wednesday morning on one of the worn wooden benches at Baltimore's Penn Station reading a book on how to improve teaching when his phone began to buzz wildly with text messages and email notifications.
The word was out: McComb had...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 6:00 AM
For Maryland Attorney General Doug Gansler to liken Obamacare's implementation to "a 'Saturday Night Live' skit," as The Washington Post quoted him as saying, shows a disturbing pattern. Maybe he should have considered attending a meeting of the Health...
| Dec 15, 2013
| 10:01 AM
The state has resolved the nine "major issues" preventing its glitch-ridden health exchange from working, officials said Saturday, a milestone Gov. Martin O'Malley has framed as key to boosting the low enrollment in insurance plans offered under the...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 3:00 AM
When Montgomery County Del. Heather Mizeur, who's running for governor, unveiled a proposal to tax and legalize sales of pot, most of the reactions from Maryland politicians were muted — with one Frederick County delegate providing a...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 9:57 AM
From the Baltimore Sun Op-Ed Page
Mark Newgent talks about the banana republic of Maryland, and how KO Public Affairs and their Center Maryland subsidiary are examples of how Maryland has devolved into an oligarchy.
Hurting our Brand
Greg Kline writes ...
| Dec 8, 2013
| 8:13 PM
Critics of Gov. Martin O'Malley's administration expressed dismay Sunday at the implementation of the Affordable Care Act in Maryland, charging that he deliberately underplayed the state's problems in setting up its health care insurance exchange....
| Dec 4, 2013
| 9:02 AM
Few enactments emanating from Maryland's General Assembly have gained as much intense and prolonged debate as the unfunded mandate placed upon Maryland's 10 largest jurisdictions to carry out stormwater management projects. Popularly known as the "rain...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 4:46 AM
Sunday in an op-ed in the Frederick News-Post, former delegate and county commissioner Charles Jenkins (no relation to Frederick County Sheriff Chuck Jenkins) waxed poetic at great length about how his former colleague Jan Gardner was a shoo-in to be...
| Nov 23, 2013
| 4:00 AM
I've lived in Maryland for my entire life, and I didn't even know that Frederick County had its own holiday on November 23rd until this week.
On this week's episode of J. Doug at Night, House of Delegates candidate Darren Wigfield introduced us to the...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 6:04 PM
Harford County Executive David R. Craig, a leading Republican candidate for governor, called Tuesday for a sweeping rollback of Maryland's environmental laws, saying measures passed by the state's leaders have failed to clean up the Chesapeake Bay....