Josh Kurtz



Before covering politics for E&E News, Josh edited E&E Daily, E&E's principal publication covering Capitol Hill and national politics. He previously worked as an editor at Roll Call, a Capitol Hill newspaper; covered the Maryland State House for a suburban newspaper chain; tracked government and politics for the Santa Fe Reporter in New Mexico; and was in a long-term apprentice program for young journalists at The New York Times. Kurtz, who grew up in New York City, has a bachelor's degree in history from the University of Wisconsin and a master's in journalism from Columbia University.

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Cardin: Carbon tax might pass in secret vote

Sen. Ben Cardin (D-Md.) is not one of the Senate's grandstanders. He's a policy wonk and a career public servant who has been honing his legislative skills for 51 years — 20 of them in the Maryland House of Delegates, including a stint as speaker; 20 years in the House; and the past 11 in the Senate.


DOJ No. 2 sidesteps controversies, touts reform push

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein is at the fulcrum of many of the hottest controversies in Washington these days. But during a speech to business leaders this morning, Rosenstein ignored the many 800-pound gorillas in the room and instead touted the Trump administration's ongoing efforts to review and reform regulations.