The Daily Record welcomes letters to the editor and opinion columns on public policy issues that affect Maryland businesses and the legal community. Letters to the editor should be 300 words or less. Columns can be up to 800 words. All are subject to editing for length or clarity. Submissions must include the writer’s name, address and a daytime phone number for confirmation. They can be sent to Editor Thomas Baden Jr. at tbaden@thedailyrecord.com.

Millennials, Gen Xers can learn from the other


In today’s divisive world, media outlets and influencers have taken to pitting different generations against each other – for instance, the rise of “OK Boomer” mocks the baby boomer generation and “snowflake” puts down sensitive millennials. Rather than creating a ...

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Md. judicial elections and diversity


  For far too long, black Americans and other marginalized groups have suffered under a legal system designed to deny fair and impartial outcomes. Particularly in the criminal system, judicial diversity is critical to achieving a fairer system. For many, ...

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We cannot wait for climate action


In January, Maryland Dels. Lorig Charkoudian and David Fraser-Hidalgo and Sen. Ben Kramer announced a bill that would put a price on pollution and fund education and renewable energy. The proposal would charge a fee on fossil fuels at their ...

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