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  • Frederick County struggles over whether to privatize local services

    Frederick County struggles over whether to privatize local services
    If Frederick increasingly is known for its trendy restaurants and shops, its historical roots remain a part of its fabric, from a City Hall built on the site of an early protest against British rule to a mall and minor league baseball team named after...
  • Frederick County goes too far on privatization

    The Board of Commissioners for Frederick County has it all wrong in its effort to privatize services currently provided by public-sector employees ("Frederick County struggles over privatization proposal," July 16). I have spent many days on Frederick...
  • Frederick Co. decides not to move forward with privatization

    The Frederick County Board of Commissioners decided Tuesday to back away from a proposal to privatize many government services, but did not rule out making such a move in the future. The board voted unanimously Tuesday to discontinue study of a report...
  • Private money for public projects urged

    The O'Malley administration estimates Maryland could raise up to $315 million a year from private investors to help pay for highways, bridges and other needed projects, Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown said Friday. Some other states are doing more to tap into...
  • Gigantic cranes for port of Baltimore are en route from China

    Gigantic cranes for port of Baltimore are en route from China
    About two weeks from now, a cargo ship 21/2 football fields long will squeeze under the Key Bridge and deliver the future of the port of Baltimore. On its deck are four massive cranes built in China that state officials and the maritime industry hope...
  • The Interview: Outgoing state transportation chief looks ahead

    The Interview: Outgoing state transportation chief looks ahead
    After 35 years in state and local government, Beverley Swaim-Staley announced in April that she would step down as Maryland's secretary of transportation, effective July 1. Appointed by Gov. Martin O'Malley in September 2009, Swaim-Staley was the first...
  • I-95 plaza bidder prompts questions

    I-95 plaza bidder prompts questions
    The state is poised to approve a 35-year deal with the U.S. unit of a Spanish hospitality company to rebuild and manage two travel plazas on Interstate 95 even as questions emerge about its track record and experience. The Board of Public Works meets...
  • State should foster more partnerships like CSX facility

    As concerned citizens, we were pleased to attend the recent public meeting about the proposed Baltimore Washington Intermodal Rail Facility. This facility will play a major role in Maryland's long-term economic growth by supporting the expansion of the...
  • The right fix for I-95 travel plazas

    Pot holes are not liberal or conservative. Nor are bridges, sewer lines, roads, airports or tunnels. They are our infrastructure. And much of it is deteriorating, in Maryland and across the nation. There is simply not enough money. At least, not enough...
  • There is an alternative to higher gas taxes

    There is an alternative to higher gas taxes
    You editorial ("Pay now or later," March 14) provides two choices to deal with our the state's aging infrastructure: Raise taxes on gasoline or continue to face increasing hazardous road and bridge conditions and more gridlock for commuters. Well,...
  • The problem of privatization

    The problem of privatization
    Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake is getting a lesson in one of the major downsides of privatizing government services: When you ask outside groups to take over something the city has always done, their agendas won't always be the same as yours....
  • The benefits of Baltimore's school renovation and repair program must be shared equitably

    A recent column written in part by the president of the Johns Hopkins University urged lawmakers to back a massive school renovation and repair program in Baltimore City ("New schools, new city," March 20). But given past history, it's fair to ask whether...