Len Lazarick

Voter suppression, Maryland style

Voter suppression, Maryland style

The headlines are full of worries about mounting voter suppression in many states, such as Texas, Georgia, and Wisconsin. But Maryland has long had its own form of voter suppression that goes largely unnoticed.

Franchot backs education reform, but not mandated Blueprint

Franchot backs education reform, but not mandated Blueprint

Like several of the nine Democratic candidates for governor, Comptroller Peter Franchot makes improving K-12 education part of his standard stump speech.
But Franchot refuses to even mention the Kirwan Commission and the Blueprint for Maryland’s Future the legislature enacted over the governor’s veto that establishes massive changes for public schools and pumps billions more into education.

Open comptroller seat attracts trio of candidates

Open comptroller seat attracts trio of candidates

For the first time in 20 years, Maryland’s incumbent state comptroller will not be on the ballot next year. The race to succeed chief tax collector Peter Franchot as he runs for governor has already attracted a trio of serious candidates who have hit the campaign trail.

Killing journalists is wrong; so is killing newspapers

Killing journalists is wrong; so is killing newspapers

Thousands of newspapers and magazines have died over their heyday in the past 50 years. I worked for three of them. Newspapers come and newspapers go. But the slow death of the Baltimore Sun and its media group, which includes community papers on which I spent half my career, is particularly painful to watch.

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