Josh Kurtz

Josh Kurtz

Co-founder of Maryland Matters

Moore faces great expectations and the weight of history as he takes office

By: - January 18, 2023

Gov.-elect Wes Moore (D) takes office Wednesday with the weight of history and the burden of high expectations on his broad shoulders. He also begins Day One of his four-year term as a bonafide national superstar, a rarity for a political newcomer — and a weight, perhaps, of a different kind. Hours before Moore was set to […]


Standing With The Capital

By: - July 5, 2018

By the eeriest of coincidences, I happened to be at the Newseum in Washington, D.C., Thursday afternoon, with a group of a dozen journalists from across the country, when my phone began buzzing with news of the shooting at The Capital newsroom. How surreal to be in the shrine of our chosen profession, surrounded by artifacts […]