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Letter to the editor: Daily Record coverage of utilities disappointing

To the editor, The Daily Record’s reporting on Maryland utility matters is astonishingly disappointing. The paper is reprinting — verbatim and without attribution — the press releases of Maryland utility companies while ignoring utility news with important implications for Maryland customers. ...

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Concerns about prescription affordability board misplaced

To the Editor: At AARP Maryland, we share many of the concerns raised by Susan Peschin’s April 9 op-ed about the high price for consumers of many prescription drugs in the state. But we believe she has misplaced concerns about ...

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Letter to the Editor: Md. Rules and the need for a reply memorandum

This letter is written in response to and in opposition to the Jan. 18, 2021 Editorial Advisory Board position that the Maryland Rules of Civil Procedure should be amended to provide for a reply memorandum. There was a proposed amendment ...

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Letter to the editor: Baltimore spy plane is a tool of voter suppression

To the editor: Baltimore does not need a spy plane for the safety of its residents. It needs thoughtful, compassionate leaders who understand that a spy plane further alienates the mostly black, brown, and poor communities that are its targets. The ...

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Wayne A. Hartman: Why I voted against the Kirwan Commission bill

Dear Editor, Last week House Bill 1300, also known as “The Kirwan Commission” was voted on by the House of Delegates. I voted against this bill and the more than $30 billion price tag to our taxpayers.  My daughter is ...

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Letter: Time to shed some sunlight on the judiciary

To the Editors: Regarding “Editorial Advisory Board: Reject the Judicial Transparency Act” (Feb. 24, 2020): The opposition of The Daily Record’s Editorial Advisory Board to the so-called Judicial Transparency Act proposed by Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan faithfully reflects the customary attitude of ...

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Letter from Linda Gooden: USM conducted extensive search

To the Editors: Regarding “Perman praised, but USM search leaves questions for troubled system” (Nov. 11, 2019): I was surprised and disappointed to read the story in The Daily Record regarding the selection of University of Maryland, Baltimore President Jay Perman ...

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Letter to the editor: Protect Maryland forests for our kids

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“Go outside!” As a mom, if I had a quarter for every time I’ve said that, I’d be rich. But I’m worried about what outside is becoming. In 2018, my son turned 10 — and Maryland lost the equivalent of ...

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What happened to the presumption of innocence before trial?

The Jan. 28 opinion by The Daily Record’s Editorial Advisory Board (“Judge abused his discretion on bail”) does a disservice to this fine paper. Not only is it premised on factual errors, it also misunderstands two basic, related principles: the ...

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