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  • Jon Cardin says he was victim of 'most negative smear campaign'

    Baltimore County State Del. Jon S. Cardin, who lost the primary campaign for attorney general, says he was the victim of the "most negative smear campaign in a Democratic Party primary in Maryland's modern history." 
  • Agencies report top 10 consumer complaints in U.S.

    Agencies report top 10 consumer complaints in U.S.
    Do-not-call violations and telemarketing abuses ranked as the fastest-growing consumer complaints last year, according to a report released Wednesday. Three Maryland agencies participated in the annual survey by the Consumer Federation of America and...

    Build on rising consumer confidence [Letter]

    Does the recent uptick in consumer confidence indicate that the agendas of the White House and Congress are misaligned with middle class aspirations? The U.S. consumer confidence index jumped to 90.9 in July, marking the highest level in seven years...

    Are tax dollars paying for anti-alcohol advocacy? [Commentary]

    Are tax dollars paying for anti-alcohol advocacy? [Commentary]
    This month, Maryland banned high-proof liquors like Everclear and other inexpensive tipples. Self-proclaimed public health activists claimed such "high octane" liquors increased the likelihood of binge-drinking and sexual assaults on college campuses....

    Food becomes policy initiative in Howard, not just something to eat [Editorial]

    Food becomes policy initiative in Howard, not just something to eat [Editorial]
    Howard County is staking out nutrition as an arena of government involvement to an unusual degree. In May, the county unveiled its Roving Radish food delivery system. This is a refrigerated truck that delivers fresh food to participating families at...