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  • Coalition pushing for 'lockbox' amendment

    Coalition pushing for 'lockbox' amendment
    A diverse coalition of business groups, unions and transit advocates is urging Maryland voters to put a constitutional "lockbox" on state transportation funds, making it harder for governors and lawmakers to divert the money to other purposes.
  • Baltimore Co. Republicans face Howard Co. Democrats in redrawn District 12

    Baltimore Co. Republicans face Howard Co. Democrats in redrawn District 12
    In Maryland's newly redrawn 12th legislative district — which slithers from southwestern Baltimore County to West Columbia in Howard County — the race for the State House is pretty neatly divided along county lines. All four Republicans in...

    'Gerrymander meander' highlights twisted district

    'Gerrymander meander' highlights twisted district
    No one has called Maryland's 3rd Congressional District pretty. The irregular shape of the district currently represented by Rep. John Sarbanes has been compared to a Rorschach test and a crime scene blood spatter spread across Central Maryland. The New...

    Trust in federal workers bounced back after shutdown

    Nearly three-quarters of Americans say they have trust in federal employees, a spike in public confidence that some are attributing to last year's partial government shutdown. In a recent Battleground Poll by George Washington University, 22 percent of...

    An alternative to fat-cat politics [Editorial]

    An alternative to fat-cat politics  [Editorial]
    Seemingly little noticed outside Rockville was a Montgomery County Council subcommittee's decision this week in support of public financing of local political campaigns. If, as expected, the legislation is approved by the full council, Montgomery County...