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  • A candidate stops by

    This afternoon we were visited by City Council candidate Emily Gabel-Luddy. I hadn't really decided who to vote for next month because both candidates offer positive ideas, but I was very impressed with Gabel-Luddy's grasp of the budget problems facing...
  • Donations to Japan would be helpful

    I think it is very important that we as a community push to help other nations in their time of need. As you know, the disaster that Japan has gone through has killed many and in their time of need we should want to help. I think that your newspaper...
  • Balt. Co. schools deserve more support

    As reported in The Sun ("Balt. Co. budget is nearly flat, draws down reserve money," April 15), Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz said his number one priority is not to raise taxes. On the Baltimore County government website, his budget summary...
  • Pragmatic Baltimore County

    Pragmatic Baltimore County
    For a lawyer, Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz sounds an awful lot like an accountant these days. Presenting the first budget of his term as county executive to the Baltimore County Council last week, he spoke not of a grand vision but of...
  • The lessons of Schaefer

    The lessons of Schaefer
    Among the many observations made about William Donald Schaefer since his death on Monday, one of the most common has been the lament that we don't have leaders like him anymore. It's certainly true; with all due respect to our current crop of elected...
  • Newport-Mesa could face millions in cuts

    COSTA MESA — The Newport-Mesa Unified School District's budget has been slashed by nearly $12 million for the next school year, but other cuts won't be determined until the state budget is approved. The district's funding for special programs is...
  • Apodaca: Now is the time to pay attention

    The Newport-Mesa Unified School District's budget outlook is going from bad to worse, and if there's ever a time to make your voice heard, now is it. The budget crisis in Sacramento means that even the best-case scenario for education is bleak. The...
  • Preliminary budget OKd with changes

    The City Council took steps this week to help people around town on foot, without increasing expenditures proposed in the 2011-12 draft budget. Revisions made Tuesday to the $66-million preliminary budget will be incorporated into a final version...
  • Arundel takes a balanced approach to its budget

    Arundel takes a balanced approach to its budget
    Anne Arundel County has not been tax-friendly territory. It has the strictest property tax cap in the state, thanks to a voter revolt nearly 20 years ago, and council members have been known to come close to blows over budget measures. Yet this week,...
  • Sun analysis finds 17 owners with three or four homestead credits, hundreds of double-dippers

    Sun analysis finds 17 owners with three or four homestead credits, hundreds of double-dippers
    Since 2009 Patrick Tong has received "homestead" property tax breaks worth $18,000 on three rowhouses he owns in East Baltimore. He's quick to agree that he hasn't been entitled to a penny of it. Homeowners qualify for the break only on their...
  • Rawlings-Blake looks to legacy of full term

    Rawlings-Blake looks to legacy of full term
    As Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake embarks on a full four-year term after Tuesday's election victory, she faces the challenge of forging a legacy in a city grappling with decades of decline and years of financial shortfalls. Some political...