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  • Harford government buys fuel in bulk, pays average $3.20 per gallon

    Harford government buys fuel in bulk, pays average $3.20 per gallon
    Harford County residents would love to pay at the pump the price the county government agreed this week to pay for gas: $3.20 a gallon. The county government also approved doing what many residential customers already have done: phase out their land lines.
  • Government standards are not infringement [Letter]

    In Ms. Lane's July 24 letter opposing local government's role in "raising public health standards", she claims, "The truth is, there are no good reasons for a government to infringe a citizen's rights to make personal decisions."  I believe there are at...

    Rep. Paul Ryan's anti-poverty plan is heartfelt but unworkable [Letter]

    Rep. Paul Ryan's anti-poverty plan is heartfelt but unworkable [Letter]
    Thank you for your thoughtful, balanced editorial on Republican Rep. Paul Ryan's recent discussion of poverty ("Ryan's safety net," July 28). A quick read of Congressman Ryan's proposal show his appreciation of the federal Earned Income Tax Credit as an...

    Blame Kamenetz for overzealous police [Letter]

    Blame Kamenetz for overzealous police [Letter]
    In the recent editorial, "Disruptive democracy" (July 29), a critical, overriding question is overlooked. It is correctly observed that the overly zealous curbing of public comment is not the fault of the police officers. Instead, it is a reflection of...

    Kamenetz thwarts open government [Letter]

    Kamenetz thwarts open government [Letter]
    Your recent articles, "Reshaped Baltimore County library board" (July 11) and "Balto. Co. police should not have contacted Dundalk activists, chief says" (July 28), seem to be spot-on regarding the limited amount of free speech and expression that are...