Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Letters To The Editor

Pasco Letters to the Editor for Sept. 7

Re: Pedestrian deaths rising again | Sept. 7This is no surpriseIt is surprising that more people aren’t killed trying to cross U.S. 19 on foot.I often cross U.S. 19 at Flora to get to Home Depot or Holiday Mower. This involves first looking back...
Published: 09/10/18

Sunday’s letters: Bill Maxwell’s column reminds us how far we have yet to go

Published: 09/06/18
Updated: 09/07/18

Saturday’s letters: The August letter of the month concerns the changed locked-down atmosphere at schools

August’s letter of the monthThe winning letter addressed changes in school security and atmosphereFirst day of school a scary time nowMonday morning we took our youngest child to start her school life proper. It was bittersweet and tugged on my heart...
Published: 09/06/18
Updated: 09/07/18

Monday’s letters: What should happen to those who failed to keep Jordan safe?

Why was Jordan backwith mother? | Editorial, Sept. 7Why wasn’t guardian heeded?As a former guardian ad litem in Hillsborough County, I was hit hard by the death of Jordan Belliveau. Florida continues to have issues with children dying in the care...
Published: 09/06/18
Updated: 09/07/18

Friday’s letters: This is not the way democracy is supposed to work

White House fires backat anonymous column | Sept. 6It’s not the way democracy worksIn the anonymous op-ed published by the New York Times, the writer claims, "We fully recognize what is happening. And we are trying to do what’s right even when Do...
Published: 09/03/18
Updated: 09/06/18

Pasco Letters to the Editor for Sept. 7

Sexual orientation shouldn’t matter for marriagesHaving worked for Pasco County government for more than two years, I am disgusted that they refuse to officiate my marriage. It must be nice to pick and choose not to do certain parts of your job that ...
Published: 09/05/18

Tuesday’s letters: A zombie campaign contribution was actually refunded to me

Zombie cash still flows | Aug. 20Cash came back from deadThe report about zombie campaigns about how politicians siphon off funds for personal use struck a chord in me — actually a positive chord. Bob Buesing was one of the early Democratic Party...
Updated one month ago

Saturday’s letters: Some tips to avoid crushing student debt and to get a job

A diploma, big debt, and then what? | Column, Aug. 25Life tips for indebted studentThe columnist seems like a good kid, but why on earth would you incur more debt to get a graduate degree that won’t make you any more employable? He writes, "There...
Updated one month ago

Sunday’s letters: Remembering Barry Cohen as a young law student

After a terminal diagnosis, powerhouse attorney Barry Cohen lives his life | Aug. 24The lawyer as young law studentSue Carlton’s column concerning Barry Cohen brought back some fond memories of many years ago when he was a young law student renti...
Updated one month ago

Monday’s letters: Getting women into the construction trades

Skilled labor is hard to find | Aug. 30Hiring women in construction jobsThe shortage of skilled workers in the construction industry is real, but it also offers young people and career changers the opportunity to make a living wage and start a ca...
Updated one month ago