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(Francisco Kjolseth  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  A University of Utah chemical engineering student works at soldering a pump for breathalyzer used to detect tuberculosis in the Meldrum Innovation Lab on Tuesday, May 14, 2019.

Letter: Congress has an opportunity to combat newly resurgent tuberculosis

By William E. Cosgrove | The Public Forum | November 30, 2022, 1:00 p.m.

(Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune)  Sen. Dan McCay is shown during a Senate Business and Labor Committee discussion on Wednesday, Feb. 9, 2022.

Letter: Prohibiting water districts from subsidizing water rates with property taxes is a good idea

By Steve Glaser | The Public Forum | November 30, 2022, 1:00 p.m.

(Tribune file photo) A trumpeter swan is seen in this 2001 photo.

Letter: Why does the Utah Wildlife Board allow swans to be hunted?

By Cheryl Ann Palmer | The Public Forum | November 30, 2022, 1:37 p.m.

(Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) Wells at TransJordan Landfill capture methane gas from rotting waste in the landfill and use it to produce electricity in South Jordan on Wednesday, March 16, 2022.

Letter: Let’s ensure our lawmakers are working to enforce the Global Methane Pledge

By Giles Florence | The Public Forum | November 30, 2022, 1:00 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) March for Our Live Utah pins at a rally at the Utah Capitol on Feb. 15, 2020. The rally took place the day after the anniversary of the shooting at Stoneman Douglas high school in Parkland, FL.

Letter: By running gun ads, The Tribune shares the shame of the gun industry

By Lisa Kolstad | The Public Forum | November 29, 2022, 1:00 p.m.

FILE - In this April 29, 2017, file photo journalist Bob Woodward sits at the head table during the White House Correspondents' Dinner in Washington. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File)

Letter: For a true insight into Trump – in his own words – listen to ‘The Trump Tapes’

By Louis Borgenicht | The Public Forum | November 29, 2022, 1:00 p.m.

FILE - In this Nov. 30, 2017, file photo, volunteers of U.S. Peace Corps wearing Ukrainian national costumes attend a ceremony as they swear an oath of allegiance in Kiev, Ukraine. (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky, File)

Letter: U.S. Senate needs to pass the Reauthorization of the Peace Corps bill

By Nadia Rockwood | The Public Forum | November 29, 2022, 1:00 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) Traffic moves along I-15 in Salt Lake City on Thursday, September 3, 2020.

Letter: Expansion of I-15 would be misguided, ineffective, racist, environmentally disastrous and fiscally irresponsible

By Justice Morath | The Public Forum | November 29, 2022, 1:00 p.m.

(Joanna Kulesza | The New York Times)

A makeshift memorial stands in front of Club Q, where a mass shooting on Saturday night left five people dead and 18 people injured, in Colorado Springs, Colo. on Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2022.

Letter: My “thoughts and prayers”: May we finally wake up and pass restrictive gun laws

By Maggie Laun | The Public Forum | November 27, 2022, 1:00 p.m.

(Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune)  Woody's Tavern, pictured Friday, Sept. 17, 2021.

Letter: DABS should let Woody’s Tavern keep its liquor license

By Bill Stoye | The Public Forum | November 27, 2022, 1:00 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune) The new Utah State Prison is seen from Audubon’s Gillmor Sanctuary on the Great Salt Lake's South Shore on Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2022.

Letter: Conditions in mosquito-infested prison sure seem cruel and unusual

By Katie Pappas | The Public Forum | November 27, 2022, 1:00 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune) The Great Salt Lake Marina near Saltair is rendered inoperable for all boats as ongoing drought conditions continue to drop lake levels on Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2022.

Letter: Water service providers should reduce leaks to the minimum, and regularly report how well they are doing

By Richard Middleton | The Public Forum | November 27, 2022, 1:00 p.m.

(Swig) Swig drinks.

Letter: Swig acquisition shows health concerns got nothing on making money

By Mike Parr | The Public Forum | November 27, 2022, 1:00 p.m.

(AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File) Steam billows from a coal-fired power plant Nov. 18, 2021, in Craig, Colo.

Letter: Religious beliefs undermine efforts to deal with climate change

By Jeff Miller | The Public Forum | November 27, 2022, 1:00 p.m.

(Briana Scroggins | Special to The Tribune) 
Campaign signs in Murray, Utah on Saturday, April 23, 2022.

Letter: Losing elections in Utah is less important than compromising one’s ideals

By Bernie Hart | The Public Forum | November 27, 2022, 1:00 p.m.

(Mark Eddington | The Salt Lake Tribune) A campaign banner for Patricia Kent as part of a write-in campaign for Washington County clerk/auditor)

Letter: Investigative story about Patricia Kent is exemplary and highlights why journalism matters

By Dana Martin | The Public Forum | November 27, 2022, 1:00 p.m.

(Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) Traffic on I-15 in Farmington on Wednesday, April 22, 2020.

Letter: Frontrunner expansion and Rio Grande Plan are better investments than widening I-15

By Nathan Strain | The Public Forum | November 24, 2022, 1:00 p.m.

(Leah Hogsten  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  Brigham Young University LGBTQ students rally outside The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints office building, Mar. 6, 2020.

Letter: LDS Church leaders must offer a public and heartfelt apology to God’s LGBTQ+ children

By Drew Walker | The Public Forum | November 24, 2022, 1:00 p.m.

(Photo courtesy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints) Copies of "Liahona," "The Friend" and "For the Strength of Youth," three publications by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Letter: There is nothing confusing in LDS pamphlet’s definition of pornography

By Matthew Mangum | The Public Forum | November 23, 2022, 1:00 p.m.

FILE - In a file photo, a child is lifted by her parents at a street corner in downtown Seattle.(AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)

Letter: Cut child poverty by expanding the Child Tax Credit

By Georgia Platts | The Public Forum | November 23, 2022, 1:00 p.m.