Gov. Martin O'Malley told graduates of the University of Maryland, College Park to be ready for a world in the midst of rapid transformation from climate change, technological advancement and global connectedness.
The two opponents of Del. Jon S. Cardin in his race for the Democratic nomination for attorney general chastised him during a debate Monday night over his skipping almost 75 percent of his committee votes this year
At 53 years old in 1972, Jackie Robinson died much too soon. Too soon to receive his presidential Medal of Freedom, too soon to see his friend Dr. King recognized with a national holiday, and too soon to witness the election of the first black president. Yet, Robinson deserves recognition not only for his athletic accomplishments, but also for his commitment to justice. The price of a baseball ticket is a nice gesture toward such recognition, but emulating Robinson's approach, as we seek to
Building on the Dream Act approved by voters in 2012, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Anthony G. Brown proposed Thursday that Maryland provide low-interest college loans to the children of immigrants who are in the country illegally.
Maryland has allowed many of the very largest multi-state, multi-national corporations operating here to use a tax avoidance scheme resulting in the loss of hundreds of millions of dollars in state corporate taxes and, sadly, placing Maryland-only businesses at a distinct competitive disadvantage.
In the next few weeks, beginning Jan. 2, 13,000 immigrants in Maryland will take tests for drivers licenses. The so-called "second-tier" licenses allow undocumented immigrants who pay taxes to drive cars on Maryland roads, but the licenses cannot be used for federal identification. The MVA is seeing the greatest demand for these licenses in the Washington suburbs.
The fight for marriage equality benefited from being considered part of the civil rights movement; now gay rights activists must remain engaged in that broader struggle by fighting incursions on voting rights.