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Letters to the Editor

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 [email protected].

Letter to the editor: Daily Record coverage of utilities disappointing (access required)

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 (access required)

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 (access required)

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 (access required)

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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Letter to the editor: Waivers are keeping kids fed during the pandemic

To The Editor: The coronavirus has caused both a health crisis and an economic one, pushing families into poverty and hunger across Maryland. Our schools and nonprofits have been working hard to make sure children are fed and nearly 8 ...

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Wayne A. Hartman: Why I voted against the Kirwan Commission bill (access required)

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 (access required)

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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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