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  • Gone with the wind farm?

    Gone with the wind farm?
    For Southern Maryland, the Patuxent River Naval Air Station is an economic engine like no other. It accounts for $6.6 billion in economic activity, including 41,185 jobs, so it's small wonder that elected leaders from that region of the state are...
  • Maryland needs litter leadership [Letter]

    Maryland needs litter leadership [Letter]
    Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown for governor? Simply look at the filth on the roads of Maryland and ask, should anyone in the current administration remain? It's a disgrace! Charles Parker - To respond to this letter, send an email to talkback@baltimoresun....
  • A wind-win situation [Commentary]

    A wind-win situation [Commentary]
    There is no doubt that national security is of paramount importance. But what if Maryland can protect one of its crown jewel military assets, the Patuxent River Naval Air Station, while also boosting domestic energy security and taking advantage of the...
  • Maryland can produce more college-educated adults [Letter]

    Maryland can produce more college-educated adults [Letter]
    The Sun, in its recent article about Maryland Ready, the state's four-year plan for postsecondary education, points out the complexity of raising the number of Marylanders with college degrees to 55 percent by 2025 ("New state higher-education plan...
  • Gansler sues BP over alleged spill-related pension loss

    Gansler sues BP over alleged spill-related pension loss
    Maryland Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler has filed a lawsuit against oil company BP over investment losses following the 2010 Deepwater Horizon explosion, alleging that the state's pension fund lost millions after the company misled the public about...
  • Seeing dollar signs, O'Malley changed his tune on casino gambling [Letter]

    Seeing dollar signs, O'Malley changed his tune on casino gambling [Letter]
    I spilled my coffee and laughed out loud when I read this sentence in David Selig's Preakness commentary ("Coffee Companion (5/19): Chrome's nose, throwback uniforms and more," May 19). He wrote: "The casinos that have opened under the administration of...
  • New Gansler ad alleges $1.5 billion in government waste

    New Gansler ad alleges $1.5 billion in government waste
    Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler’s campaign for governor says in a new commercial that Maryland is squeezing its middle class with new taxes, and that he has identified more than $1.5 billion in state government waste. The Democrat’s ad...
  • Gansler, Mizeur call for faster rise in minimum wage

    Gansler, Mizeur call for faster rise in minimum wage
    Two of the three Democratic candidates for governor told community development advocates Monday that they would reopen the debate over the just-passed boost in Maryland's minimum wage to accelerate the increase. Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler and...
  • Short circuit

    Short circuit
    In 2006, when the electric industry was a hot topic in the Maryland governor's race, the issue was BGE rates, with the Democratic candidate, Martin O'Malley, promising more consumer-friendly regulators who would seek to roll back a 72 percent increase....
  • Rawlings-Blake says 'deals got done' at Vegas conference

    Rawlings-Blake says 'deals got done' at Vegas conference
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake said Tuesday evening she's been able to secure undisclosed business deals for the city at a Las Vegas convention. "Out of this conference, there will be new-to-the-city retailers," Rawlings-Blake said in a telephone...
  • Weakened tea [Editorial]

    Weakened tea  [Editorial]
    The centrist shift of the Republican Party, first observed last fall with New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's landslide re-election, continued this week with GOP establishment candidates defeating tea party challengers in primary races. The most visible...
  • Craig, George call for investigation of Hogan

    Craig, George call for investigation of Hogan
    Two Republican candidates shook up the GOP's placid race for governor Wednesday by asking Maryland election officials to investigate one of their rivals, saying that his use of a conservative advocacy group to raise money violates state law. Harford...