Letters to the Editor

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    Suggests tax cut would aid cleanup

    Tougher pollutant discharge rules paid for by factories "re-shored" by a 10 percent reduction in the corporate tax rate is the question. Would that make cents?

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    Thanks Ericksen for business support

    Just for the record; as a businessman here in Bellingham and because of all of the hard work Sen. Doug Ericksen does for businesses here in Bellingham and Whatcom County, I would be honored in the privilege of buying Doug lunch anytime he is in town in his breaks from the Senate.

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    Suggests exemption to fireworks ban

    This recent 4th of July, I've been told was one of the lamest ones experienced by some fellow acquaintances. While I cannot speak for the entire population of Bellingham (or even myself as I was in a completely different area at that time) on how cool or unentertaining the 4th went, I can say a ...

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    Suggests Bellingham reject marijuana sales

    Recent Herald oversize headlines have trumpeted the opening of pot stores as if the millenium has finally arrived.

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    Want city to act on rental properties

    It is time for Bellingham to recognize the need for inspection of rental properties. We believe current ordinances and enforcement measures are inadequate to deal with the problems that a slumlord presents in an otherwise safe and healthy neighborhood.

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    Wants U.S. to house war refugees

    The United Nations declared the immigrants coming from Central America to our country war refugees. We need to set up refugee camps, much like Lebanon and Turkey, who are taking in millions of refugees from the wars in the Middle East. These people are fleeing the terror of war, murder and horrors...

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    Backs Democratic candidates in 42nd

    There are three terrific Democratic candidates running in the 42th district. We have an opportunity to elect hardworking, community-minded representatives.

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    Says regional costs drive wages

    I'm not surprised that the minimum wage will eventually be raised to $15 per hour in Seattle. The cost of living and housing is very high in that prosperous city. Some conservatives worry that businesses cannot afford to hire workers at $15 per hour so jobs would be lost. That's probably true in...

  • LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

    Backs Democratic candidates in 42nd

    There are three terrific Democratic candidates running in the 42th district. We have an opportunity to elect hardworking, community-minded representatives.

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    Suggests changes to Supreme Court

    I believe the Supreme Court is out of control. With the recent Hobby Lobby decision, the big slice out of the Voting Rights Act, Citizens United, and many more decisions upsetting years of precedent, the Supreme Court is throwing our nation back into the Dark Ages.

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