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Opinion - Letters

  • Letters | October 19, 2012

    For moderate Republicans, Hawk is welcome option

    To the Editor: Dear Fellow Moderate Re-publicans… As long as we can remember, there has usually been a moderate Republican we could support for state Senate. Because that is no longer the case, we urge you to consider joining us in crossing party lines and

  • Letters | October 19, 2012

    Harms ready to tackle county’s pressing concerns

    To the Editor: Rod Harms should be your choice for the position of Riley County commissioner, District 3.  He is a consummate professional, an environmental planner by training and years of practice.  As Riley County grows, new residents brought in by Fort Riley, K-State,

  • Letters | October 19, 2012

    GOP candidates committed to responsible taxation

    To the Editor: Political philosophy must sometimes trump friendship. Voters have surely concluded that excessive spending and resultant debt must be curtailed. Boyd, Wells, Reader, Modesitt and Phillips are committed to responsible taxation, efficiency in government and thoughtful spending.

  • Letters | October 19, 2012

    Hawk will not march to Brownback’s drumbeat

    To the Editor: Kansas teachers should be informed about the effect of their votes on Nov. 6. If Bob Reader is elected to the state Senate, he will continue the governor’s plan to dismantle our strong public education system by forcing the cost of education

  • Letters | October 19, 2012

    Harms will work hard to improve Riley County

    To the Editor: Rod Harms is a great choice for commissioner. Rod puts both people and community first. I worked for him in college and later with him in the business community with great success. Rod will work extremely hard to better Riley County. Vote

  • Letters | October 19, 2012

    Sponsors ensured success of recent library program

    To the Editor: The Manhattan Public Library would like to thank our sponsors for providing prizes and refreshments for our Star Wars Reads Day.  Along with the showing of a film, popcorn and donuts were served to participants of all ages, including some dressed

  • Letters | October 19, 2012

    Modesitt knows low taxes will spur jobs, prosperity

    To the Editor: One of the big problems that voters have to address is funding for the state’s children. Here are some issues that I see. Lee Modesitt supports the expansion of business in Kansas by restraining the increases in taxation and spending. This

  • Letters | October 19, 2012

    Harms is committed to doing things the right way

    To the Editor: As a KSU graduate, I’ve had the privilege of being employed by Rod Harms and have seen his leadership, character and work ethic firsthand. He’s an entrepreneur with a heart for KSU students and alumni. His small-town background serves him

  • Letters | October 18, 2012

    Harms is a superb choice for Riley County Commission

    To the Editor: From time to time and ideal candidate emerges for public office. Rod Harms is such a candidate.

  • Letters | October 18, 2012

    Electing Modesitt would be a service to 66th District

    To the Editor: As chair of the House Appro-priations Committee, I have seen firsthand the importance of having legislators who are able to ask relevant and discerning questions and offer insightful comments and suggestions. I believe electing Lee Modesitt to the Statehouse would be a


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