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  • Why is O'Malley giving poultry polluters a free ride? [Commentary]

    Why is O'Malley giving poultry polluters a free ride? [Commentary]
    We have taxed nearly every Marylander to pay for significant nutrient removal at wastewater treatment plants through the Chesapeake Bay Restoration Fee, known as the flush tax, amounting to $60 per year for each household. Gov. Martin O'Malley also...
  • House of Delegates passes domestic violence protections

    House of Delegates passes domestic violence protections
    Victims of domestic violence would enjoy stronger legal protections under legislation passed Thursday by the House of Delegates. House members voted overwhelmingly for a trio of bills proposed by Gov. Martin O'Malley that would make it easier for a...
  • 'Feed these kids,' governor tells Harford school officials

    'Feed these kids,' governor tells Harford school officials
    Gov. Martin O'Malley says Harford County Public Schools need to feed breakfast to more of their low income students. O'Malley wanted to deliver that message in person to school officials when they attended the annual Board of Public Works annual...
  • House passes domestic violence protections

    House passes domestic violence protections
    The House of Delegates passed a package of bills seeking to curb domestic violence Thursday, including three sponsored by Gov. Martin O'Malley. The administration bills would lower the standard of proof for a victim of domestic violence to obtain a...
  • Investing in lower health costs [Editorial]

    Investing in lower health costs  [Editorial]
    Maryland's health care system faces its greatest transformation in a generation — not because of the state's troubled health insurance exchange or even directly because of the Affordable Care Act but because of a change in the state's decades-old...
  • Looking Out: Pope Francis says church must explore civil unions

    Looking Out: Pope Francis says church must explore civil unions
    In a wide-ranging interview published Wednesday, Pope Francis called on the Catholic Church to examine and evaluate civil unions. That's not quite an endorsement of the practice. And it's a far cry from supporting same-sex marriage; the pontiff again...
  • In defense of Bitcoin [Letter]

    In defense of Bitcoin [Letter]
    Publishing a commentary about Bitcoin by an institutional economics professor is as responsible as letting a village witch doctor give lectures on the merits of proton radiation therapy to treat cancer ("The Bitcoin myth," March 3). Peter Morici is not...
  • FBI headquarters would be boon for Md., economists say

    FBI headquarters would be boon for Md., economists say
    — An effort to lure the FBI to Maryland could have a profound payoff for the state's economy, but the benefits could take years to materialize and the eventual impact would hinge on the way local officials handle the project, several of the state'...
  • Brown, Gansler launch TV ad drives

    Brown, Gansler launch TV ad drives
    For Maryland TV viewers, the blitz is about to start. Democratic gubernatorial rivals Douglas F. Gansler and Anthony G. Brown announced Wednesday that they have bought time on local stations and will launch television ad campaigns over the next two...
  • Obama has worsened America's political divide [Letter]

    Obama has worsened America's political divide [Letter]
    Regarding columnist Thomas Schaller's recent commentary, I was delighted to see a dedicated, self described liberal like him concede there was some merit in the idea of increasing states' rights as an antidote to the growing national political divide...
  • Anthony Brown's image is one of failure [Letter]

    Anthony Brown's image is one of failure [Letter]
    In reference to your article, "Voters yet to get clear view of Brown's vision for Md." (March 5), a clear picture of Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown has emerged — one of total and complete incompetence. All you have to say is three words: Maryland Health...
  • 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...