| Apr 28, 2014
| 2:23 PM
Leon Leroy Lineburg, longtime owner of Leon's Triple L Restaurant in Arbutus and the first president of the Arbutus Business and Professional Association (ABPA), died April 26 of natural causes at his home in Arbutus. He was 82.
Lineburg, known by...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 2:51 PM
When a Belgian firm tried to sell a Baltimore manufacturer to a company that planned to take jobs elsewhere, the local employees saved their livelihoods by buying their employer.
Ten years later, another foreign company has stepped up to buy the company...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 11:17 AM
In backingDel. Steve Schuh this month over incumbent Laura Neuman in the GOP primary for Anne Arundel County Executive, former Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. cited Mr. Schuh's attendance at national Republican conventions, his membership in a local Republican...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 10:33 AM
Republican gubernatorial candidate Larry Hogan will announce his running mate at a rally near Annapolis Wednesday night, his campaign said.
Hogan, a former appointments secretary to Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr., became a late entry into the governor's...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 7:35 AM
A group headed by a Republican who plans to run in next year's gubernatorial election is blaming Gov. Martin O'Malley for rising utility costs, echoing one of O'Malley’s campaign tactics against his predecessor.
O'Malley beat then-Gov. Robert L....
| Dec 26, 2013
| 11:54 AM
The term "structural deficit" seems to have crept into fairly common usage among some people who work in bureaucracies.
In Maryland state government, it has been part of the parlance for going on a dozen or more years. It rose to prominence when the...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 10:51 AM
As Gov. Martin O'Malley makes his final state of the state speech Thursday, it's a good time to look at what seven years of his governorship have meant for Maryland.
The state of the state is clearly good: first in median family income, a top three...
| Dec 26, 2013
| 1:11 PM
In a couple of weeks, state legislators will gather in Annapolis for the annual circus that is the Maryland General Assembly's legislative session. Given that 2014 is also an election year, the show will be even more entertaining, or depressing, depending...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 9:45 AM
Robert L. Ehrlich Jr., when he addresses the "challenges" facing the Republican party, dodges with the fancy footwork of an adept politician around the painful truth ("Republican resurgence faces many challenges," July 28). Whatever the impact of the...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 2:10 PM
State Sen. Barry Glassman (R-Harford) recently announced that local businessman and community leader Howard K. McComas IV will chair the Glassman for Harford County Executive committee.
McComas is president of McComas Funeral Home, which has been...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 5:00 AM
One of the main obstacle facing the Republican Party in the 2014, 2016 and thereafter will be its desire to turn back the clock to a time when the majority of citizens who could vote were white.
Commentator Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. claims that "Tea party...
| Aug 10, 2013
| 6:30 AM
For the Baltimore Sun to have ant semblance of objectivity, I suggest they invite University of Maryland business professor Peter Morici to respond to columns written by Thomas Schaller and/or Jules Witcover. Or better still, when one of these two very...