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Kwame Kilpatrick
Maryland needs a new vision [Letter]
Maryland needs a new vision [Letter]

Just because people didn't cite taxes as the top factor for leaving Maryland doesn't mean it isn't a key one or lowering them wouldn't help people stay ("Maryland's unhappy residents," May 9). Taxes in Maryland aren't great, and the climate isn't great for business. That hampers job opportunities, and shooting for a $10-an-hour minimum wage isn't the answer. But there are other problems, which doesn't mean the above aren't issues, it just means that Maryland has even more working against it. To that point, I would cite the building restrictions in Baltimore County that have prohibited the development of new middle class...

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