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A healthier Howard
A healthier Howard

One of the defining moments of Republican Gov. Larry Hogan's first three months in office has been his willingness to compromise on certain issues, including the stormwater remediation fee — or "rain tax" — which he vigorously opposed during the campaign but, to the delight of the environmental community, eventually supported strengthening. In a state where Democratic voters outnumber Republicans 2-to-1, this is a smart move, particularly if the governor takes a similar tack on the still-undecided (and even more contentious) issue of education funding. Howard County Executive Allan Kittleman, a fellow Republican, would be wise to approach the sale of sugary...