Affordable housing

Tuesday, Apr. 22, 2014

It’s appalling that developers of new projects are able to ask for and receive tax incentives, and then have the nerve to offer money rather than affordable housing to prevent lower-income people from polluting their projects.

Influence of money

Tuesday, Apr. 22, 2014

Benjamin Franklin said, “He that is of the opinion money will do everything may well be suspected of doing everything for money.”

HIV discrimination

Tuesday, Apr. 22, 2014

Have you ever had a consensual one-night stand? Were you convicted, sentenced to 25 years and made to register as a sex offender? If you only knew.

Pride in Poly

Tuesday, Apr. 22, 2014

Polytechnic High School turned 100 years old in 2012 and during that time has seen a lot of ups and downs.

Letters: Texting while driving

Tuesday, Apr. 22, 2014

Texting while driving is oneof a long list of driver distractions that are dangerous.

All Points invitation: Davis legal work, votes

Tuesday, Apr. 22, 2014

Fort Worth state Sen. Wendy Davis’ run for governor has refocused attention on her work as an attorney for public entities, including the North Texas Tollway Authority. Davis cast Senate votes affecting NTTA, including for a policy that her law firm later was hired to help carry out. Most Texas legislators must have other jobs to earn a living, but has Davis crossed the ethical line between public life and private benefit? Or has she toed that line, only to be victimized by political foes? Send no more than 150 words with your name, address and phone number to letters@star-telegram.com. Deadline is Wednesday.

Invitation to All Points: Wendy Davis legal work

Monday, Apr. 21, 2014

Fort Worth state Sen. Wendy Davis’ run for governor has refocused attention on her work as an attorney for public entities, including the North Texas Tollway Authority. Davis cast Senate votes affecting NTTA, including for a policy that her law firm later was hired to help carry out. Most Texas legislators must have other jobs to earn a living, but has Davis crossed the ethical line between public life and private benefit? Or has she toed that line, only to be victimized by political foes? Send no more than 150 words with your name, address and phone number to letters@star-telegram.com. Deadline is Wednesday.

Flat tax unfair

Monday, Apr. 21, 2014

Michael Sargent complains that the wealthy are unfairly overtaxed since the top 10 percent of earners pay 71 percent while the bottom half of income earners pay only 2 percent of federal income taxes.

Playing the lottery

Monday, Apr. 21, 2014

I seem to remember millions of Texans watching a video screen to see if they had a winning ticket.

It starts with parents

Monday, Apr. 21, 2014

I believe that we need to start with the parents (See: “Soul-Searching Time,” Mon., April 14).