Some lawmakers are backing effort in Annapolis to require that buyers of tickets to Maryland sporting and entertainment can purchase them in a freely transferable form. The proposed legislation has the entertainment giant Ticketmaster on the defensive against would-be competitors such as StubHub.
Not only is President Trump's executive order suspending the Refugee Admissions Program and barring people from seven predominantly Muslim countries from entering the U.S. bigoted and short-sighted, it violates the deepest principles of the framers of our Constitution by bringing back the long-rejected concept of a "religious test" for determining who receives the aid of our government.
The Maryland General Assembly gave final approval Friday to Gov. Martin O'Malley's proposed gas tax increase, raising costs for motorists while providing an infusion of hundreds of millions of dollars a year for new roads and mass transit projects.