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Letter: ‘Side deals’ shouldn’t distract from Port Covington TIF review

Sagamore Development Co. has requested $535 million in public financing for the redevelopment of Port Covington. Daily Record reporter Daniel Leaderman reported July 14 that Sagamore had reached a “community benefit agreement” with six neighborhoods in the vicinity of Port ...

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Letter: Rice verdict a results-oriented decision

I am a lawyer here in Baltimore who used to help represent Baltimore city police officers sued in excessive force civil cases. I was present in the courtroom as Baltimore City Circuit Judge Barry Williams read his verdict regarding Lt. ...

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Letter: In Freddie Gray cases, the farce continues

The Daily Record, in its editorial “A rush to judgment” (May 26), fell for the okey-doke. Billy Murphy, an attorney for Freddie Gray’s family, lauded Baltimore City Circuit Judge Barry Williams for his “brave” acquittal of police officer Edward Nero ...

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Letter: Making access to justice a reality for all

One year after the civil unrest that shook Baltimore, poverty and lack of opportunity continue to plague underserved communities in the city and throughout Maryland. Public discourse concerning the anger and frustration that were apparent during the unrest has largely ...

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Letter: Support computer science education

As a long-time member of the Maryland technology sector, I applaud the news that a group of national business and education leaders, as well as 27 governors recently urged Congress to provide federal funding for computer science education. Information technology ...

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Letter to the Editor: Wrong reason but right decision on outside counsel for Baltimore police investigation

The Editorial Advisory Board’s endorsing of the decision by Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and City Solicitor George Nilson to hire the Washington law firm WilmerHale to represent the city during the investigation by the Department of Justice into the Baltimore ...

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Hunters are the true conservationists

I was dismayed that the Editorial Advisory Board opinion of Aug. 6, “Neither trophies nor trinkets,” was printed since the article was riddled with so many inaccuracies and contradictions. It is a shame that most Americans who could not even ...

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