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Ban Styrofoam This Year

Ban Styrofoam This Year

  By Susan Olsen Environmentalists are hopeful that the state-wide ban on Styrofoam food containers in Maryland might make it through this legislative session in Annapolis.  SB285 and HB109 have multiple purposes:  to support food waste composting and zero waste...
Elections Have Consequences

Elections Have Consequences

Even though the chaos seems to be increasing as we enter the third year of Trump’s presidency, the last Congressional elections are likely to provide some relief. The newly elected House of Representatives, now under Democratic control, will serve as a brake on the...
Talbot Democrats Gain, Start Looking to 2020

Talbot Democrats Gain, Start Looking to 2020

As the dust settles on the 2018 elections locally, statewide and nationally, Democrats look forward with far more optimism toward further success in the 2020 presidential election cycle. Winning the House of Representatives back by flipping at least 40 seats,...
Now It’s Time to Vote

Now It’s Time to Vote

Our right to vote is a civic treasure and a solemn responsibility. In the silence of the voting booth we exercise our first line of defense and our last resort for our democracy. When our elected officials fail us through avarice or complicity or misguided policies,...