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The Republican Party is no longer the Grand Old Party

The Republican Party is no longer the Grand Old Party

     The Republican Party has been referred to for a century as the G.O.P., which stood for the Grand Old Party.  However, in recent decades, the party has failed to demonstrate anything “Grand” in their policies or behavior, beginning long before Donald Trump came on...
Annapolis 2019:  Maryland is a Better Place

Annapolis 2019: Maryland is a Better Place

 For 90 days, 141 Delegates and 47 Senators considered 2,497 bills and resolutions in Annapolis. Each bill gets a hearing in a Committee. About a third of bills are presented to the Governor for final approval or a veto. Most bills never see the light of day in the...
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...