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  • O'Malley has failed to protect the Chesapeake Bay [Letter]

    O'Malley has failed to protect the Chesapeake Bay [Letter]
    In his recent State of the State Address, Gov. Martin O'Malley touted his accomplishments in Chesapeake Bay restoration. On closer examination, the record reveals that his claims were misstatements, at best. The truth is that Maryland's portion of the bay...
  • Similar circumstances, similar falls [Commentary]

    Similar circumstances, similar falls [Commentary]
    To someone who has been engaged for most of his life in both politics and the media, the parallel story lines of Chris Christie and Rupert Murdoch are fascinating. Both hold reputations as tough, hard-fisted taskmasters — brilliant, successful, in...
  • GOP gubernatorial hopeful Lollar names running mate

    GOP gubernatorial hopeful Lollar names running mate
    Republican gubernatorial hopeful Charles Lollar announced Monday that he has chosen conservative activist and writer Kenneth R. Timmerman as his running mate. Timmerman, a New York native who's lived in Maryland the last 21 years, is making his second...
  • The media beast targets N.J. Gov. Chris Christie [Commentary]

    The media beast targets N.J. Gov. Chris Christie  [Commentary]
    I know and like New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, the man who has accomplished so much while leading a blue leaning, labor dominated northeastern state. And so it was with much angst that I watched the media circus (dressed up as a press conference) in...
  • Common Core criticized at Howard forum

    Common Core criticized at Howard forum
    A forum on the Common Core State Standards Initiative Sunday In Howard County drew a moderate crowd who listened to a panel of national experts — most of whom were critical of the controversial education reform. Over the course of three hours, the...
  • Red Maryland week in review

    Red Maryland week in review
    From the Blog From the Baltimore Sun Op-Ed Page Brian Griffiths writes about Baltimore's recent mayors and how none of them have their focus on where it belongs: Baltimore. Red Maryland endorses Hough Red Maryland has unanimously endorsed Del....
  • In presidential primary schedule, money talks [Commentary]

    In presidential primary schedule, money talks [Commentary]
    The Republican National Committee announced last week that it wants to condense its presidential primary schedule and possibly hold its 2016 national convention as early as June, rather than later in the summer, as is traditional for both parties. It'...
  • MPT Marvin Mandel documentary presents a fascinating piece of Md. history

    MPT Marvin Mandel documentary presents a fascinating piece of Md. history
    Tonight Maryland Public Television will their new documentary "Marvin Mandel: A Complicated Life," taking a look at our 56th governor. I received an advanced copy from MPT and watched it over the weekend and can tell you that it is certainly worth...
  • Work on small business health exchange website halted

    Work on small business health exchange website halted
    The contractor under fire for the botched rollout of the state's troubled online health exchange for uninsured people was also hired during a closed-door meeting to develop a similar marketplace for Maryland's small businesses — work that exchange...
  • Brown vows foster care effort

    Brown vows foster care effort
    Pointing to his own experience as an adoptive parent, Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown vows if elected governor this fall to work to reduce the number of Maryland children in foster care. The plan, to be released Thursday by Brown and his running mate,...
  • State highlights agencies that cut energy use

    Two Maryland departments that have  taken their share of knocks got some good news Thursday as they were among the big winners in a competition between agencies over which are doing the best job of conserving energy. Underscoring his personal interest...
  • O'Malley talks immigration, minimum wage at governors meeting

    O'Malley talks immigration, minimum wage at governors meeting
    Gov. Martin O'Malley says he will speak with the secretary of homeland security about a controversial federal program that appears to be deporting an unusually large percentage of immigrants without criminal records from Maryland. O'Malley raised...