Maryland Reporter Archives - Baltimore Post-ExaminerBaltimore Post-Examiner

Mandel dead at 95: The accidental governor’s achievements outlived scandal

Former Gov. Marvin Mandel at his 95th birthday celebration in Mary with Gov. Larry Hogan. Photo by Governor’s Office. By Len Lazarick Len@MarylandReporter.com Former Gov. Marvin Mandel died Sunday, ending a remarkable life that made him one of the most […]

Mandel-Hogan-771x516

Mandel dead at 95: The accidental governor’s achievements outlived scandal

By

Former Gov. Marvin Mandel at his 95th birthday celebration in Mary with Gov. Larry Hogan. Photo by Governor’s Office. By Len Lazarick Len@MarylandReporter.com Former Gov. Marvin Mandel died Sunday, ending a remarkable life that made him one of the most […]

Continue Reading...
Moyer-testifies-bpw-Board-of-Public-Works-1170x781

Prison layoffs another example of ready, fire, aim?

Public Safety Secretary Stephen Moyer at podium testifies Wednesday to the Board of Public Works, foreground from left, Comptroller Peter Franchot, Gov. Larry Hogan, Treasurer Nancy Kopp. Photo by

Applying-for-benefits-By-USDAgov-with-Flickr-Creative-Commons-License

Maryland welfare benefits better than most European countries

Applying for benefits By USDAgov with Flickr Creative Commons License By Meg TullyFor MarylandReporter.com A new report by libertarian think-tank Cato Institute asserts that Maryland’s welfare benefits are higher than almost

Redistricting-Commission-1170x777

Redistricting Reform Commission goes to work

Redistricting Reform Commission holds first meeting. Photo by Rebecca Lessner, MarylandReporter.com By Rebecca LessnerFor MarylandReporter.com Gov. Larry Hogan’s 11-member  Redistricting Reform Commission, created on Aug. 6 by executive order, met for

Sister-States-Yumi-Hogan-1170x659

Asian Sister State programs honor First Lady Yumi Hogan

From left: Min Xu, counselor at Chinese embassy; Nobuko Sasae, wife of Japan's ambassador; First Lady Yumi Hogan; Seon-Hwa Lee, wife of Korea's ambassador; Mi Schill Kim, chair Maryland-Gyeongsangnam

Franchot-BPW-1170x777

Franchot flips out over standardized testing contract

Comptroller Peter Franchot By Len LazarickLen@MarylandReporter.comHere's a test for post-grad policy wonks:Having watched Wednesday's Board of Public Works meeting online, how would you describe Comptroller Peter Franchot grilling of state

laptop-computers

Did Maryland really save money on new standardized school tests?

Photo by mmole with Flickr Creative Commons License By Melody SimmonsFor Maryland Reporter.comThis fall, as Maryland schools enter a third year using the Common Core curriculum, state education leaders are

MACo-Holt-Kasemeyer-Gill-1170x1086

Larry Hogan has a Ken Holt problem

Housing Secretary Ken Holt, left, addresses MACo session, with Economic Development Secretary Mike Gill, right, and Sen. Ed Kasemeyer, moderator. By Barry RascovarFor MarylandReporter.comMaryland Housing Secretary Ken Holt may be

Marcatus-Center-fiscal-solvency-map-1170x754

Don’t misinterpret Mercatus low ranking of Maryland’s fiscal health

By Roy T. Meyers Professor of Political Science, UMBC In a piece published last week by MarylandReporter.com, Randolph May of the Free State Foundation touted a recent Mercatus Center study that

MACo-convention-sign-771x578

Maryland Association of Counties in Ocean City: Not much has changed

By Len Lazarick Len@MarylandReporter.com Forty years ago this month, I attended my first summer conference of the Maryland Association of Counties in Ocean City. Going down without a hotel reservation, I wound

HOME / ABOUT / CONTACT / JOIN THE TEAM / TERMS OF SERVICE / PRIVACY POLICY / COMMENT POLICY