Josh Schmidt
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Josh Schmidt is a journalist in the Capital News Service Annapolis Bureau. He has worked as an intern with USA Today Sports and Law Street Media in addition to working as a staff writer for The Diamondback. You can follow him on Twitter @joshj_s or reach him by email at

September 13, 2017
Legislators consider improving Maryland election security after hearing with state voting board

Maryland legislators learned last week the state’s electronic balloting system may need better security measures to protect voters’ information and that the lawmakers must be the ones to add those protections.

October 18, 2017
Legislators ponder ways to entice developers and combat homelessness

Maryland legislators are considering how to entice private developers to build more homes for low-income families as affordable housing in Maryland is becoming increasingly difficult to find, and lawmakers are particularly worried about unaccompanied youth left without stable shelter.

November 9, 2017
Maryland shows off new snow plow and infrared reader

The Maryland State Highway Administration is preparing for winter with improved technology that the agency said will clear roads more efficiently, curb salt usage and provide more information to drivers.

October 25, 2017
New Stephen Curry sneakers may financially boost Under Armour

Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Curry’s latest signature shoe, the “Curry 4,” is expected by shoe and business experts to help Baltimore-based Under Armour recover from recent financial losses.

October 27, 2017
Under Armour’s “Curry 4” gets mixed reviews on social media

Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Curry’s latest signature shoe, the “Curry 4,” hit stores today. The new sneakers are already generating buzz on social media.