| Mar 14, 2013
| 10:52 AM
On Monday night, the Senate overwhelmingly approved the O'Malley administration's proposal to make it easier to cast a ballot in Maryland despite lingering criticism from some in the GOP that somehow early voting and same-day voter registration will...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 10:26 AM
Nearly one in six Marylanders did not have enough money to buy food their family needed at times during 2012, according to a report released Thursday by the Food Research and Action Center.
Of those surveyed, 15.9 percent in the Baltimore-Towson area...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 8:15 AM
I may be influenced by a recent performance of "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof," but the first word that came to mind after reading Robert Ehrlich's recent column was "mendacity" ("Disability insurance entitlement explodes under Obama," March 3). His depiction...
| Mar 9, 2013
| 12:09 PM
When city school police officer Joseph Baribeault attempted to arrest two combative students at the old Greenspring Middle School, he ended up injured at the bottom of two flights of concrete stairs.
Even though the city has acknowledged his disabilities...
| Feb 20, 2013
Raising the minimum wage from $7.25 to $9 should be a no-brainer.
Republicans say it will cause employers to shed jobs, but that's baloney. Employers won't outsource the jobs abroad or substitute machines for them, because jobs at this low level of...
| Apr 9, 2013
| 8:59 AM
Organziers are hoping you bring your best hat — and your money — to the third annual Hats Off to Hampden on April 13, a $125-per-person gala fundraiser to benefit the Hampden Family Center. A "top hat" table for 10 costs $1,250.
| May 28, 2013
| 9:45 AM
Recently, The Sun drew attention to the rise of poverty and hunger in our region ("Poor people in Balto.'s suburbs outnumber those in city," May 21) while Maryland's senators turned their backs on those who need help buying food. I was saddened and...
| Apr 14, 2013
| 9:15 AM
The class at Oakland Mills High School was English for Speakers of Other Languages, which meant the students were accustomed to hearty doses of vocabulary.
Even so, they appeared taken aback when Principal Frank Eastham laced his motivational speech...
| Feb 26, 2013
| 4:30 AM
Any plan that provides a path to citizenship for the 11 million illegal immigrants will not be complete unless it includes a repayment plan for all the benefits provided to them by American taxpayers ("Migrant worker plan in works," Feb. 22).
| Feb 17, 2013
| 6:30 AM
In his recent State of the Union address, President Barack Obama said "we can't just cut our way to prosperity" ("Obama outlines ambitious agenda for second term," Feb. 13). I could not agree more. More than 12.5 percent of households in Maryland and 50...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 5:15 AM
I applaud the Maryland Court of Appeals' ruling that state police must give the NAACP access to internal affairs files on racial profiling complaints ("State police must turn over racial profiling complaints to the NAACP," Jan. 24). These cases...
| Apr 15, 2013
| 9:26 AM
Charles Curlett paid $2,000 Saturday night for a Cartier watch worth $5,600.
"And for a good cause," said the attorney from Oakenshawe.
But Curlett won't have the unisex watch all to himself.
"We're going to share it," said his wife, Christina....