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  • Your move, Governor [Commentary]

    Your move, Governor [Commentary]
    Is Martin O'Malley running for president in 2016? Should he? The answer to both questions seems the same: Sort of. Maryland's governor will finish his second term in January, the same week he turns 52. After serving as Baltimore mayor and Maryland...
  • The negative consequences of a minimum wage hike are already visible [Letter]

    The negative consequences of a minimum wage hike are already visible [Letter]
    State Sen. Thomas Me. "Mac" Middleton opposes an increase in the minimum wage to $10.10 per hour unless the wages for "people who care for the developmentally disabled" are at least 135 percent of the minimum wage ("Fairness for caregivers," March 21). In...
  • Md.'s bumpy health insurance enrollment period ends

    Md.'s bumpy health insurance enrollment period ends
    As consumers rushed to sign up for insurance on the last day of open enrollment under the Affordable Care Act, Maryland's health exchange website slowed to a crawl and all circuits were busy at the call center. That worsened a bottleneck of consumers...
  • Gubernatorial candidates make their cases to Young Democrats

    Gubernatorial candidates make their cases to Young Democrats
    Maryland's Democratic candidates for governor made their cases to the party's youths Saturday, but for some, like Baltimore high school student Eric Brown, the race is still a tossup. Brown criticized all three candidates. Of Attorney General Douglas...
  • Conway moves to stop liquor licenses in Belvedere

    Conway moves to stop liquor licenses in Belvedere
    A powerful city senator has amended legislation in Annapolis to ban any new liquor licenses in a North Baltimore neighborhood — a move that is drawing criticism from opponents who say it should have been aired in public first. State Sen. Joan...
  • In Md., government not held accountable [Letter]

    In Md., government not held accountable [Letter]
    Who in local and state government is in charge of watching and controlling how our tax dollars are spent ("Pratt, Young object to plan to hire outside auditors for city agencies," March 20)? We know that Gov. Martin O'Malley wasted over $200 million...
  • Bill to curb costly drug-dispensing by doctors stuck in committee

    Bill to curb costly drug-dispensing by doctors stuck in committee
    Legislation that would curb the practice of physicians directly dispensing prescription drugs to workers' compensation patients — often at sky-high prices — remains stuck in a House committee as time is running out in Annapolis. The...
  • Long-term unemployed watch coming debate over benefits closely

    Long-term unemployed watch coming debate over benefits closely
    The first thing Eric Miles lost was his Jeep. Then it was the apartment that he and his 12-year-old son called home. Since the federal government cut off jobless benefits for the long-term unemployed late last year, the 54-year-old East Baltimore man has...
  • Two political parties, one big failure [Letter]

    Two political parties, one big failure [Letter]
    The commentary regarding challenges facing the U.S. in the global economy ("Corvette economics," March 2) contained the most succinct and clear descriptions of our two chaotic political parties in the last 30 years that I have ever read. It is a shame...
  • In final State of the County, Ulman cites record, pledges support for mental health training

    In final State of the County, Ulman cites record, pledges support for mental health training
    In his final State of the County speech, Howard County Executive Ken Ulman assessed his two terms in Howard’s highest office, concluding that his administration had accomplished much of what it had set out to do. “Seven years ago, I stood...
  • Drawing insults, not fear, from our foes [Commentary]

    Drawing insults, not fear, from our foes [Commentary]
    Some of you tend to suffer MEGO ("my eyes glaze over") syndrome when the topic turns to foreign affairs. But you should do all you can to resist the temptation. The world remains too dangerous a place for America to divert its attention. Today, two...
  • Another NRA victim [Editorial]

    Another NRA victim  [Editorial]
    Learning more about the causes of injury and death and recommending policies that might lengthen people's lives has long been the mission of the public health community. Under those circumstances, it's hardly surprising that those in the field are...