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As Long as We Remember...

Jennifer Baker

October 14, 2019
Trade and Tariffs – Double-Edged Sword
Jennifer Baker

The Institute of Supply Chain Management Purchasing Managers Index recorded October 2, 2019, the lowest levels of manufacturing activity since the Great Depression.

October 8, 2019
A Reality Check for Extremists
Jennifer Baker

Winston Churchill, the World War II prime minister of England, once said “there is something good about the outside of a horse that is good for the inside of a man.” And for half the room at last week’s Frederick City Board of Aldermen meeting that was certainly true.

September 30, 2019
Banning Balloons? What’s Next?
Jennifer Baker

Some have compared Maryland to California, and, if Frederick County Councilman Kai Hagen has his latest bill approved, we may well follow California’s excesses by banning balloons.

September 23, 2019
The New Church of Climate Change
Jennifer Baker

In honor of the Climatestrike held last Friday, September 20, NBC news asked us to confess our personal climate change sins according to the new religion of climate change.

September 16, 2019
Fritzwater Immune to ‘Hot Water?’
Jennifer Baker

The Frederick County Conservative Club recently filed a complaint against Councilman Jessica Fitzwater with the Ethics Commission. While the complaint was later dismissed, questions are still left unanswered.

September 9, 2019
Livable Frederick: Pie in The Sky?
Jennifer Baker

While Livable Frederick passed in last week’s County Council meeting, many Frederick County residents are not familiar with the 200-plus page document that will control Frederick County for decades to come.


September 2, 2019
How the County Benefits from (287(g)
Jennifer Baker

While the 287(g) program is quickly becoming a hot button topic in Frederick County, few residents outside of political circles know what the program is – and or does.

August 28, 2019
A Good Example of a Bad Plan
Jennifer Baker

Adamstown residents attended last week’s Frederick County Council meeting to discuss plans for the Eastalco property and the Livable Frederick master plan proposals for that tract of land along Manor Woods Road.

July 29, 2019
The Biggest News Not Covered
Jennifer Baker

The greatest untold story last week happened at the weekly county council meeting when M. C. Keegin-Ayer, the president, read aloud a statement from the county attorney concerning the Frederick County 287(g) program.

July 22, 2019
Bond Indebtedness and Climate Change
Jennifer Baker

Should climate change be in a county master plan? Well Moody’s Investor Services thinks all governments must not only include climate change in its master plan but have measurable steps in place to avert climate change.

July 16, 2019
Sheriff Jenkins Derangement Syndrome
Jennifer Baker

Not to be confused with Trump Derangement Syndrome (TDS), Sheriff Jenkins Derangement Syndrome (SJDS) is just as contagious in Frederick County.

July 8, 2019
Facts Are Stubborn Things
Jennifer Baker

Recently, Frederick residents were left somewhere between the truth and The Frederick News-Post (FNP)with respect to the 287(g) partnership that the Frederick County Sheriff's Office has with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).

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