OPINION: Maryland’s General Assembly Needs to Act Now to Avoid Economic Nightmare

Facts are stubborn things, once quipped the bard Shakespeare. And so they are. There are two important, stubborn facts facing Marylanders today. First is that a global pandemic has reached our shores, and we are now in a state of emergency, both in Maryland and nationwide. The second is that, whether we like it or not, our citizen-legislature has less than a month to pass law before their work comes to an end for a year.  The first fact is avoidable, but with our federal government response in disarray, likely all the same. The second one is inevitable; we do … Continue reading OPINION: Maryland’s General Assembly Needs to Act Now to Avoid Economic Nightmare