Residents have a right to question and dissent — elected officials have a duty to respectfully listen and respond
Editorial: Lively debate and discussion are at the core of our nation's democratic principles. It is a foundation of all facets of our government and something to be valued and respected—not disparaged or dismissed.
Clear communication between local government and constituents has never been more important than in this time of particular stress and angst, with COVID-19 cases hitting record levels and uncertainty abounding.
We’ve watched, at first with bewilderment, and then with outrage, the ongoing efforts of the county legislature’s Democratic caucus to redraw district...