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Opinion - Letters

  • Letters | November 04, 2012

    Carlin protects interests of ordinary constituents

    To the Editor: I endorse Sydney Carlin for re-election. She received an A+ last session from the Kansas Organization of State Employ-ees and Kansas AFT. She tried to get all state employees a 1-percent raise but was defeated by conservatives.

  • Letters | November 04, 2012

    Sales tax has succeeded and should be renewed

    To the Editor: There is a common notion that the half-cent Riley County sales tax is something “new” that is being proposed. The truth is, it is not new, but it is a renewal of an existing sales tax. The Manhattan Area Chamber of Commerce

  • Letters | November 04, 2012

    Harms is well organized, effective and efficient

    To the Editor We would like to endorse Rod Harms for Riley County commissioner. We met Rod when he served with us as a member of the Kansas State Rowing Association’s board of directors.

  • Letters | November 04, 2012

    With Carlin in Topeka, your voice will be heard To the Editor: Sydney Carlin is a dedicated public

    To the Editor: Sydney Carlin is a dedicated public servant and has served Manhattan for more than 20 years. She knows her constituents and their concerns. She is visible at community events and takes time to listen to concerns.

  • Letters | November 04, 2012

    With Carlin in Topeka, your voice will be heard To the Editor: Sydney Carlin is a dedicated public

    To the Editor: Sydney Carlin is a dedicated public servant and has served Manhattan for more than 20 years. She knows her constituents and their concerns. She is visible at community events and takes time to listen to concerns.

  • Letters | November 04, 2012

    Hawk is well versed on education and business

    To the Editor: Tom Hawk’s intimate understanding of Kansas education —pre-K through post-graduate — is one good reason to support his election to the Kansas Senate. No member of the Legislature will be more familiar with the challenges facing classroom teachers, school administrators and writers

  • Letters | November 03, 2012

    Outside money has changed campaign tone for the worse

    To the Editor: I have become increasingly discouraged by the current political campaigning for offices other than the county offices. The outside money coming into these campaigns has really changed the tone of the elections that I have been accustomed to see since we arrived

  • Letters | November 03, 2012

    Carlin’s pro-choice stance is reason not to vote for her

    To the Editor: I can’t in good conscience, as a pro-life Catholic, vote for Sydney Carlin, given her record to protect abortion clinics from sensible health inspection regulations, better record keeping and notification of guardians in cases of minors.

  • Letters | November 03, 2012

    Harms does whatever is needed to solve problems

    To the Editor: Rod Harms will be an exceptional Riley County Commis-sioner.  I have known Rod since 1998. When he identifies a problem, he gathers people to help him address the issue whether it is flooding on Wildcat Creek, providing rain barrels or a project

  • Letters | November 03, 2012

    Harms helped Hoisington, and he’ll help Riley County

    To the Editor: As the past president of Hoisington Main Street Inc., I had the pleasure of serving with Rod Harms in his capacity as Hoisington Main Street Inc.  treasurer.


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