Gene Policinski: The debate over McCullen
Few topics in modern life have produced as much rancorous and visible public debate as abortion — and one hot point of contention today is simply how close that debate may take place to the clinics that perform them.
Joe Nathanson: Driving the city forward
The start of the new year provided an opportunity to take a wide ranging view of Baltimore City’s economic development activities in an interview with Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake’s deputy chief for economic and neighborhood development, Kaliope Parthemos.
Joe Surkiewicz: New legal outreach for rural homeless veterans
Homelessness among the nation’s veterans is down 24 percent since 2010, putting the Obama administration on track to meet its goal of ending veterans’ homelessness by 2015.
Barry Rosen: Affirmative action extended to hospitals
The U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia recently held in UPMC Braddock v. Harris that three hospitals affiliated with the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center were federal subcontractors because they contracted with an HMO that covered federal employees.
C. Fraser Smith: History not on Hogan’s side
Does Larry Hogan know what he’s up against? The former Ehrlich Administration appointment secretary from Prince George’s County says he’s ready to run for governor this year.
Christopher Flavelle: Carbon tax more taxing on suburbs
For opponents of a carbon tax, Toronto — and more specifically, the 2,700 square miles of fast-growing suburbs that surround the city — offers plenty of ammunition.