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  • Anti-congressional map group makes web-only ad

    A group opposing the new congressional map -- which will be on the ballot as question 5 -- has produced its first web-only video. The 30-second spot put out by a group called Repeal the Gerrymander highlights the state's oddly shaped congressional...
  • Maryland Dream Act is no big deal

    Being a veteran, I read with interest in Thursday's Sun that the Dream Act would extend to 3 years the time honorably discharged veterans are allowed to pay in-state tuition at our schools ("Maryland Dream Act benefits veterans," Oct. 11) Of course I'll...
  • Vets don't need the Dream Act

    Dan Rodricks' column on the Maryland Dream Act not only showed his obvious attempt to give tax dollars to illegal immigrants but his willingness to use veterans to do it ("Maryland Dream Act benefits veterans," Oct. 11). He correctly notes that "few...
  • Edgewood residents encouraged to exercise their right to vote

    "People in Edgewood, Harford County and the state of Maryland have to understand the power of the vote. It's not just a right. It's a responsibility." That was the message guest speaker Charles Lollar delivered to members of the Edgewood Community...
  • Same-sex marriage backers raise $3.2 million

    The main group supporting same-sex marriage in Maryland has raised $3.2 million and still has $1.2 million in its war chest to defend the law in the Nov. 6 referendum, according to a disclosure filed last night with the State Board of Elections. Among...
  • Redistricting ballot committee raises less than $1,000

    A committee set up to oppose Gov. Martin O’Malley’s new congressional resdistricting plan has told the State Board of Elections that it has raised less than $1,000 toward the Nov. 6 election. Repeal the Gerrymander, a group chaired by...
  • Dream Act: Some see hope, others a drain on state resources

    Dream Act: Some see hope, others a drain on state resources
    First of three articles about state ballot issues On some level, Oscar Moreno knew growing up that his family did not have permission to live in the United States. But it wasn't until now, as the 17-year-old Baltimore Polytechnic Institute senior...
  • Democrats seek investigation of anti-Dream Act group

    The Maryland Democratic Party is asking state prosecutors to investigate what it says are "serious campaign finance violations" by a group that opposes the state's Dream Act. The director of the group called the claims "bogus." Brad Botwin, who founded...
  • What jobs do educated illegal immigrants get?

    I have two questions for Matthew T. Vocci regarding his recent op-ed piece on the Maryland Dream Act ("Dream Act links ambition, opportunity," Aug. 24). Where are these illegal immigrants going to work when they receive their subsidized education? Do...
  • For Question 4: Dream Act is a good investment for Maryland

    Maryland's Dream Act, which allows some illegal immigrants to pay in-state tuition at public colleges and universities, has drawn attention far out of proportion to its actual impact. Only a few hundred students are likely to be eligible for the benefit...
  • Letter: DREAM Act a nightmare for U.S. students, workers

    Marylanders will soon vote on question 4, the DREAM Act. According to Calvin Ball's Oct. 11 column, we should vote "yes" on 4 because "all students (should) have access to the education they need." I agree, Mr. Ball. But first, let us look at who won't...
  • Letter: Maryland Dream Act runs counter to federal law

    What seems to be missing from Calvin Ball's piece Oct. 11 column on the Dream Act, and also seems to be missing from the discussion of this act overall, is the fact that the Maryland Dream Act directly contradicts the legal intent of an already existing...