The racially restrictive covenants that maintained segregation for decades in North Baltimore may be gone, but their message persists in the affluent, mostly white communities there: It’s still true that not everyone is welcomed by everyone.
Governor Hogan wants the federal government to provide more temporary visas so Maryland's crab picking houses can stay in business, a reminder of why immigration, whether of skilled or unskilled workers, can have a beneficial effect.
Legislation pending in both chambers of the Maryland General Assembly would put an end to the practice of suspending the drivers licenses of people with unpaid traffic fines, a practice that unfairly targets and punishes the poor.
Some Maryland lawyers have been using a loophole in the state’s electronic court filing system to deem documents “confidential” with the click of a mouse, keeping them secret without having to follow formal legal procedure.
A new report by Johns Hopkins faculty about last year's student sit-in does little to quell the differences between the protesters and students who must find common grounds as a new police force is created on campus.