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Letters to the Editor

Tuesday’s Letters to the Editor

Press Democrat readers comment on gun violence, assisted suicide bill and more.

Close To Home

Close to Home: Cap and trade or cap and cheat?

As most Marin residents are aware, SMART has a long history of misleading voters about its ability to fund construction and operations from a quarter cent sales tax.

Paul Gullixson

Gullixson: A heartless and reckless closure plan

As I listen to the stories of those with loved ones among the 400 or so residents remaining at the soon-to-be-shuttered Sonoma Developmental Center, I keep coming back to one thought: What’s the rush?

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Feldman: The 2 cases to watch in this Supreme Court term

The Supreme Court may finally prohibit government affirmative action, and it may effectively cripple unions by stripping them of the power to collect fees from nonmembers.

Pete Golis

Golis: How cities retain their vitality

Drive around America and you will find too many faceless cities. Their downtowns sit deserted and forlorn, while the roads on the edge of town are adorned by aging strip malls and the occasional big-box store. Drive down one of those nondescript commercial streets and you could be anywhere.

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PD Editorial: Thumbs up, thumbs down

Quick takes on the news from The Press Democrat’s editorial writers.



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Letters to the Editor
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Editorial Director Paul Gullixson
Phone: 521-5282
Assistant Editorial Director Jim Sweeney
Phone: 521-5201

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