As Maryland legislators mull government ethics reform bills before the General Assembly session draws to a close, a new poll shows residents from around the state and in Baltimore specifically are concerned about corruption.
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Jettisoning the long-awaited Red Line. Releasing a transportation investment map that includes the whole state…except this weird blank spot in place of Baltimore City. A unilateral decision to close the city jail. Is Maryland Governor Larry Hogan really declaring a war on Baltimore, as some critics suggest?
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The University of Maryland already has one of the best college newspapers in the country– but it’s about to get even better, thanks to a generous gift from the Washington Post.
Washington DC is not part of any state, which makes them the best, most impartial judges to determine which is the best state in America. The answer? Maryland, of course– but not necessarily for the reason you might expect.
The Washington Post seems to have a complicated relationship with Baltimore. When they aren’t hating on our restaurants, they’re condescending to us. So when I saw that WaPo sports blog writer Matt Terl had written a guide to Baltimore food for the DC sports fan, I was a little… nervous. But it’s actually pretty good! Terl manages to work in mentions of lake trout, Otterbein cookies, Resurrection Ale, and Smearcase. Not bad for a Washingtonian…
Read the whole round-up here.
Over the past year or so, the Washington Post has been on a real anti-Baltimore tear. Surely, though, a visit to Shoo-Fly, the new restaurant by local foodie darling Spike Gjerde, would be enough to melt even the most hardened DC heart, right? Turns out, not so much.
In case you haven’t been following along, the Washington Post has been running an extensive series called “The Tuition is Too Damn High.” The underlying point is that — you guessed it! — college costs way, way too much these days. The cost of going to college has more than doubled over the past 45 years, even accounting for inflation. Rising costs contribute to more student debt, more stressed out parents, and perhaps even greater inflation.
Oh, Washington Post. At least you’re trying. After publishing a condescending article about Baltimore earlier this year, the WaPo is clearly trying to make it up to us with a fawning article about a beloved Baltimore delicacy: pit beef. But once again, they kinda mess it up. (Fail #1: They mention hons in the first paragraph.)