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  • A growing disaffection with Obamacare

    As a supporter of universal health care who has spoken with many Marylanders on the issue, I can tell you that Justin Cuffley's recent commentary is representative of a growing disaffection with a health care system that puts profits ahead of people ("A...
  • High tuition cost is the real issue, not student loan interest

    The parties should get together and negotiate their differences on the interest rate on student loans ("Keeping college affordable," June 5). But the real problem is the high cost of tuition (like the cost of health care). The cost of a college...
  • Court orders Balto. Co. to pay $573,000 to police retirees

    Court orders Balto. Co. to pay $573,000 to police retirees
    A Baltimore County Circuit Court judge has ordered the county to refund nearly $573,000 in health insurance premiums that had been overpaid by hundreds of Police Department retirees, following years of litigation between the county and the police union....
  • Millennials want answers about the debt

    Millennials want answers about the debt
    While the tentacles of Washington dysfunction reach all national demographics, one often overlooked group is our young adults — affectionately termed the "Millennials." Obvious evidence of this has been Congress' inability to thus far keep...
  • Sequestration is hurting national defense

    Sequestration is hurting national defense
    The impact of sequestration is real and hurting our nation's military ("Pain of sequestration is real," July 22). Dedicated and patriotic U.S. Department of Defense civilian employees who serve alongside our uniformed counterparts are shouldering the...
  • Myopia that bankrupted Detroit is shared by many

    Myopia that bankrupted Detroit is shared by many
    Detroit's bankruptcy is about numbers: a 26 percent drop in population since 2000, 78,000 abandoned properties, $10 billion in underfunded pension and health care obligations for public employees and billions more in bonds and other debt that make it...
  • FDA takes a stand on cigarettes

    FDA takes a stand on cigarettes
    Last week the federal Food and Drug Administration quietly did something that it has never done before. For the first time in its history, the agency charged with protecting the public from harmful foods and medicines rejected a bid by the tobacco...
  • Premiums to go up as much as 25 percent under health reform

    Premiums to go up as much as 25 percent under health reform
    Marylanders who buy health insurance on a state exchange under health reform could see their premiums jump as much as 25 percent under rates approved by state regulators, but those increases are less than insurers sought. Maryland Insurance...
  • Maryland shows Obamacare can be affordable

    Maryland shows Obamacare can be affordable
    Maryland regulators have released the details of the rates they have approved for the nine companies that want to sell policies on the state's new health insurance exchange as part of the Affordable Care Act, and the average rates for individuals buying...
  • Almond panders to unions

    Baltimore County Councilwoman Vicki Almond is wrong to criticize County Executive Kevin Kamenetz for his handling of the police department health care dispute ("Kamenetz under fire for refusing to repay police retirees," Sept. 27). Not only would it be...
  • Is Obamacare responsible for rising health insurance rates in Md.?

    Is Obamacare responsible for rising health insurance rates in Md.?
    I read with interest your recent article on rising health insurance rates in Maryland ("Health policy hikes OK'd," July 27). While it was troubling to learn that health insurance rates for individuals in Maryland were going up significantly subsequent...
  • Bottle bill would boost recycling in Maryland

    Bottle bill would boost recycling in Maryland<!-- span class="opinionlabel">[OPINION]</span -->
    This summer, as I enjoy Maryland's parks, outdoor dining, waterfront areas, bike trails and neighborhood walks, there's one thing that really bums me out: litter. You know what I'm talking about — the water, soda, beer and sports drink...