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  • Baltimore County pension windfall should be investigated

    Thank you for exposing the "sweetheart pension deal" that Baltimore County officials Kevin Kamenetz, Stephen G. Samuel Moxely, Vincent J. Gardina and Arnold Jablon, are receiving. For these county officials to draw or bank retirement benefits while...
  • Workers 'outraged' by Kamenetz, former councilmen's pensions

    Workers 'outraged' by Kamenetz, former councilmen's pensions
    The head of a Baltimore County public employees union says workers are outraged over the lucrative pension deals of County Executive Kevin Kamenetz and former councilmen Sam Moxley and Vince Gardina. An amendment to a 2010 pension reform law allowed...
  • Bel Air commissioners approve two development ordinances

    A local business owner accused the town of Bel Air of "political favoritism" Monday. Tim Sullivan addressed the commissioners about issues he has had with what he called favoritism in regard to parking permits in town. During his comment, Sullivan...
  • Jobless benefits aren't welfare

    Jobless benefits aren't welfare
    Opponents of continuing the extension of unemployment insurance often make one of the following arguments: (1) the program is welfare for the undeserving; (2) it subsidizes leisure and is a major contributor to the high unemployment rate; or (3) the...
  • Face the facts: Gun control laws don't save lives

    I wasn't surprised to see letters to the editor about last week's column from people who cling to their heartfelt notion that if we just had more sensible gun control laws, the assassination attempt on Rep. Gabrielle Giffords that resulted in six deaths...
  • Maryland payroll out of whack

    Recently, The Sun ran a story regarding a University of Maryland football coach ("Crowton out, Locksley in," Dec. 15) that reveals the school is negotiating a buyout for offensive coordinator Gary Crowton who is due to receive a guaranteed $500,000 salary...
  • The iron-clad solution to pension abuse

    No arguments on The Sun's opposition to county pension plans ("A pension windfall," Dec. 18). But isn't the solution quite simple? Eliminate government pensions. All of them. Corporate pensions too. Pensions are a method to fund current operations with...
  • Iraq's chemical weapons stocks were well documented

    The Sun editorial board is prone to making stupid and inane statements, but the blanket statement that "Iraq had no nuclear, chemical or biological weapons nor any prospects for building them at the time of the invasion" ("Home for Christmas," Dec. 2) may...
  • Double-dipping county officials

    Thanks for your report regarding the "double dipping" by Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz and his two friends who served on the council with him ("A pension windfall," Dec. 18). It seems a shame that that they don't seem to realize that their...
  • Nathan Chapman set for release

    Nathan Chapman set for release
    Nathan A. Chapman Jr., the once-prominent money manager whose fraudulent investments in his own companies caused a scandal for Maryland's public employee pension system, is scheduled to be released from federal custody Friday after serving 41/2 years....
  • February: Snow and more snow means less and less school

    February: Snow and more snow means less and less school
    It was four days off and counting for Harford County Public Schools students, who were enjoying Mother Nature's wrath of snow and ice at the end of January and the beginning of February. Students were off Thursday, Friday, Monday and Tuesday because of...
  • Voter ID laws do not discriminate

    Voter ID laws do not discriminate
    Is there, or should there ever be, a point when a state is no longer penalized for its discriminatory past? Not according to the Department of Justice, which recently rejected a South Carolina law that would have required voters to show a valid photo...