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Author Archives: Donald C. Fry

Future of transportation already on the move

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If you are like me, you probably get in your car each morning during the workweek and, depending on weather and other variables, commute into work in much the same fashion that you have for many years. Our state’s highways ...

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Ending the scourge of violent crime in Baltimore

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Due to record homicides and violent crime in many parts of the city, Baltimore has been called a “city in crisis.” But recent proposals have emerged aimed at addressing the violence with concrete ideas and action. One of the proposals, ...

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Pass a tougher illegal handgun law in city

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There’s been a flurry of recent activity from Baltimore’s elected officials and citizens launching initiatives aimed at helping to stem the shootings and killings that have literally spiraled out of control. Not all of these efforts will be adopted, but ...

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A strategic investment to grow manufacturing jobs in Md.

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There’s a lot of merit to the proposed legislation submitted by Gov. Larry Hogan and making its way through the General Assembly that would provide tax incentives to businesses that increase manufacturing jobs in economically distressed jurisdictions. A similar proposal ...

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Time to eliminate cash bail in Maryland

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A landmark decision by the Maryland Court of Appeals that directs court commissioners and district court judges to consider imposing conditions other than cash bail to ensure defendants appear for trial made front page news earlier this month. Meanwhile, two ...

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A win for Baltimore

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Each year, an estimated 10,000 men and women are released from incarceration and return to Baltimore, often to the very neighborhoods where they resided prior to being arrested. Despite some misconceptions, the majority of these returning citizens have no interest ...

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