An election reform agenda for Maryland's next governor and legislature

In Maryland, registering as an “unaffiliated” voter, the term of art for an independent, means throwing away much of your political power. Maryland law allows political parties to hold open primaries — ones in which non-party members can vote — but the Democrats have not done that in recent memory,...

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Balt. Co.'s unfair tax on mobile homes must go

It is incredibly unfair that mobile home owners are taxed $20 per month (“Baltimore County considers eliminating monthly tax on mobile homes residents,” Oct. 15). It is also disingenuous that Keith Dorsey, Baltimore County’s budget director, is against eliminating the tax because of the loss of...

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