Thursday, December 14, 2017


Wednesday’s letters: Bill gives small businesses tax relief

Tax bill clears Senate | Dec. 3Small businesses get tax reliefThe Senate and House have now passed their respective tax bills. Once Congress sends a final package to the White House, President Donald Trump will deliver us the most powerful tax re...
Published: 12/04/17
Updated: 12/05/17

Tuesday’s letters: Transplant bill will help Medicare patients

November Letter of the MonthThe winning letter addressed the unresponsiveness of elected officials.Representatives aren’t listeningFor whom do our legislators work? I ask because my Florida senator doesn’t appear to work for me. I drove 27 miles on N...
Published: 12/04/17

Monday’s letters: A citizen’s heroic act

Suspect arrested | Nov. 29A courageous citizen’s actOn Nov. 28, a courageous act occurred in the Tampa Bay area. It was one that law enforcement professionals applaud and hope becomes more frequent. An ordinary citizen did the right thing and spo...
Published: 12/01/17

Saturday’s letters: Historic preservation process needs fixing

A preservation problem | Nov. 25, editorialApplication process needs fixingThere is a reason why smaller rather than larger groups of property owners are getting together to seek historic district designation: It is St. Petersburg’s application p...
Published: 11/30/17
Updated: 12/01/17

Friday’s letters: Allegations from distant past have political tinge

Published: 11/30/17

Thursday’s letters: Civilian hero in murder investigation

Suspect arrested | Nov. 29Civilian was the hero in this caseThe entire Seminole Heights neighborhood, as well as the Tampa Bay area, can now breathe a sigh of relief over the capture of what appears to be the Heights assassin. That said, it occur...
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Wednesday’s letters: In defense of greyhound racing

Florida’s chance to end cruel greyhound racing | Nov. 25, commentaryIn defense of greyhound racingHere we go again. Almost four years ago the Tampa Bay Times published a sensationalist front-page article headlined "RACED TO DEATH." I responded to...
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Re: Your opinion needed on parks, libraries | Nov. 24 storySurvey question should focus on taxesAfter reading the article by C.T. Bowen, Pasco Times columnist, I tried filling out the online survey to give my input to improve Pasco County’s "qua...
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Tuesday’s letters: Support anti-poaching groups

Protect the elephants | Nov. 23, commentarySupport anti-poaching groupsDeep appreciation for reprinting this Washington Post editorial. While it’s true that elephants in Africa are in crisis, so are rhinos and other species being threatened by bi...
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Monday’s letters: Don’t forget pain sufferers

Fighting opioids on many fronts Nov. 22, editorialDon’t forget pain sufferersSufferers of debilitating, chronic pain seem to be largely forgotten in the public and corporate hysteria about opioid abuse. There are millions of people whose chronic pain...
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