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.

Making life easier


Several years ago, I became convinced that saving passwords in a notebook or Excel spreadsheet wasn’t the safest way to go. At that time, having a smartphone was still new to me. I relied on an employee in my office ...

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No breezy answer for sexism question


Elizabeth Warren’s biggest applause line at Tuesday night’s Democratic debate had all the road-tested messaging appeal of a pink-pussyhatted women’s march. Gesturing to the male candidates on the stage, she whipped out some math: “Collectively (the men) have lost 10 ...

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Freight rail is key to US infrastructure


At a recent ceremony heralding the completion of the first Purple Line track mile, Gov. Larry Hogan highlighted Maryland’s infrastructure leadership, saying the state was “setting an example for the rest of the nation.” The light-rail project is the largest ...

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