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Author Archives: Editorial Advisory Board

Editorial Advisory Board: Accountability in the City of Baltimore

Merriam-Webster defines “accountability” as  “the quality or state of being accountable especially: an obligation or willingness to accept responsibility or to account for one’s actions.” We fans of good government — a regime marked by integrity, transparency, and efficiency — ...

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Editorial Advisory Board: A once-in-a-lifetime opportunity

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We have written many editorials over the years regarding the state of Baltimore’s courthouses.  Individual members of the advisory board have discussed the need for a new courthouse and complete rebuilding of the current courthouses with successive governors, mayors, members ...

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Editorial Advisory Board: Time for ‘broadcast ban’ to go

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Transparency in government. Politicians and officials regularly say they are favor of it, but there remain some surprising limits on such transparency. Take, for example, Maryland’s “broadcast ban” statute. The “ban” prohibits – subject to criminal penalty — recording or ...

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