| Jul 21, 2014
| 11:22 AM
Another proposal to house undocumented children in Maryland and another shameful response. This time it wasn't rural Carroll County blasting the prospect of "illeagles" living outside Westminster, but a Baltimore County councilman decrying the potential...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 9:19 AM
I was on my way to a meeting on the campus of the University of California at Berkeley years ago when a man hawking the socialist Workers Vanguard newspaper stopped me. The headline screamed, "Open Admissions!" In other words, the prestigious University...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 7:46 AM
Howard County's newest district is also one of its more interesting state-level races.
District 9B, formerly located in Carroll County, was redrawn in 2012 and now almost exclusively represents Ellicott City voters. The district was carved mostly...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Regarding a recent proposal to house unaccompanied children who enter the country illegally in a facility in Maryland, I would like to suggest that charity begins at home ("Feds look to Baltimore to shelter immigrant children," June 9).
The city, the...
| Jun 21, 2014
| 12:30 PM
I have a suggestion on housing the illegal immigrant children ("U.S. eyeing new Md. sites for immigrant children," June 18). All of our elected officials who are advocating that we move illegal immigrants from Texas to Maryland should adopt at least two...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 11:15 AM
The administration tells us that the influx of illegal immigrants is an urgent humanitarian crisis, but it is not; rather it is an abject admission of failure to secure our borders ("U.S. considering new Md. sites for immigrant children," June 17)....
| Jul 3, 2014
| 6:36 AM
It all began when Spanish teacher Melynda Velez noticed some Hispanic students were falling behind in their studies in the local schools.
"I was going and translating for Harford County Public Schools and while I was doing it, I was noticing all these...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 12:00 PM
Just when I thought there'd be a solution to illegal immigration, there's a horror story like the one about the U.S. holding thousands of children who crossed the border illegally for deportation ("Feds look to Baltimore to shelter immigrant children,"...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 10:00 AM
We are looking to open vacant government buildings to shelter illegal immigrants but we won't open them up for our own homeless citizens ("Immigrant children's center eyed for city," June 10). Am I missing something here?
Wayne Kirschnick, Annapolis...
| May 3, 2014
Del. Don Dwyer is spending his final day in jail Sunday, completing a 60-day sentence for his 2013 drunken-driving and drunken-boating convictions.
But while that debt to society will be paid, the Anne Arundel Republican acknowledges there's a political...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 4:24 PM
When the House of Delegates meets Saturday to vote on dozens of pieces of legislation, including whether to decriminalize marijuana, one representative from Anne Arundel County won't be there. He'll be in jail.
Del. Don Dwyer Jr., spends weekends in the...
| Apr 13, 2014
| 5:00 AM
If voters remember anything from Martin O'Malley's first run for governor eight years ago, it's probably two big promises: to roll back a big increase in BGE rates and to end the culture of divisiveness in Annapolis to bring lawmakers together to get...