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  • 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...
  • 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 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...
  • Crying wolf in the State Center suit

    Crying wolf in the State Center suit
    Litigants in the case against the State Center development in Baltimore are decrying a bill that passed the House of Delegates setting out new rules for public-private partnerships in Maryland. At issue is a provision that allows a party in such a suit to...
  • Brown says administration is not behind controversial State Center amendment

    Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown, the governor's point man on legislation governing public-private partnerships, said Wednesday that the administration will not risk the measure's defeat over a controversial amendment that could change the rules for appeals in a...
  • 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...
  • Otis Rolley

    Otis Rolley
    1. Please describe your educational and professional background and how it has prepared you to serve as mayor. My passion is city planning. After graduating from MIT, I made Baltimore my home and went on to become the nation's youngest Director of City...
  • 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....
  • District 1: James B. Kraft

    District 1: James B. Kraft
    1. Please describe your educational and professional background and how it has prepared you to serve on the City Council. During my two terms on the City Council, I have authored successful legislation addressing key issues such as targeting illegal...
  • Local tech incubator launches accelerator program

    The Emerging Technology Center, Baltimore's main incubator for technology firms, is hopping onto the latest trend in cultivating startups by launching its own accelerator program. Modeled after similar programs across the country, the ETC's "Accelerate...