September 22 – Landlords and the Law

I just sent the following letter to the Baltimore Sun. Dear Editors: Courts should strictly scrutinize landlords’ claims of being compliant with lead paint laws, the Public Justice Center recommended in a report issued last year funded by the Abell Foundation. A significant number of landlords did not provide the required proof that they had complied …more >

August 12 – Summer Priorities

The Preakness, pre-kindergarten, lead poisoning, and Enoch Pratt top my priority list this summer. Pimlico Race Course should remain the long-term home of the Preakness. The study of that issue is underway, under the auspices of the Maryland Stadium Authority. If the report recommends building a new facility at Pimlico, my job will be to …more >