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Author Archives: C. Fraser Smith

C. Fraser Smith's column appears on Fridays.

Wanted in Baltimore: New ideas

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It’s time for Baltimoreans and friends of the city to think radically about its future. Everything should be on the table. Should another study of tax-exempt status for various institutions be underway? With the city looking more and more unsustainable, ...

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Maryland vs. Trump

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Maryland Democrats’ effort to derail President Donald Trump moves now into a higher gear. From concerns about his relationship with Russia to health care and the travel ban punching bag, Maryland Democrats have challenged Trump where he lives politically. His ...

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A vehicle for hope

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Blue Maryland joins a number of red states in the slow march toward progressive incarceration policy – and toward a sensible approach to ex-offenders. Gov. Larry Hogan says he’s all for second chances – and for reducing the strain on ...

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