Letter: Don’t Ask Taxpayers to Subsidize Property Insurance in Flood-Prone Areas

Flooding at the south end of Seacoast Drive in Imperial Beach during a king tide in 2015. Photo by Chris Helmer / City of Imperial Beach For too long taxpayers have been subsidizing insurance rates for those who choose to develop in high-risk areas. While property owners should be able to make decisions on how … Read more

End the flow of money to an apartheid regime | Letter to the editor

End the flow of money to an apartheid regime | Letter to the editor

I strongly agree with the two recent letters to the Leader, the Gonzalez-Berg (May 19) and Milholland (May 26) letters regarding Israel and their brutal treatment of the people they occupy, the Palestinians.  In the meantime, we continue to give $3.8 billion of U.S. taxpayer money annually to Israel as pointed out in the Gonzalez-Berg … Read more

Harrison signs joint letter to U.S. Secretary of Education

Getty Images

Getty Images On June 1, the Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison, president of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS), joined a diverse group of U.S. religious and legal leaders in writing to the U.S. Secretary of Education, Miguel Cardona, about the need to preserve two federal regulations, 34 C.F.R. §§ 75.500(d) and 76.500(d), that impact religious … Read more