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Opinion - Letters

  • Letters | October 22, 2012

    Manhattan will be well served by Phillips, Modesitt

    To the Editor: One of the most enjoyable aspects of serving as Kansas House of Representatives ma-jority leader is the ability to meet hundreds of legislative candidates throughout the sate. In Manhattan, you are particularly fortunate to have two candidates who truly stand out.

  • Letters | October 22, 2012

    Harms is well prepared for County Commission post

    To the Editor: Rod Harms has the temperament, patience and intelligence to work well with other Riley County commissioners. His knowledge and experience will help resolve the expensive Wildcat Creek flooding problem for Manhattan and give us “an even better future!”

  • Letters | October 21, 2012

    Expanding children’s library will enrich our community

    To the Editor: Some of my fondest memories growing up in Davenport were when I got to visit the Davenport Public Library. It was downtown and quite a ways from my house, so it was a special trip. As an avid reader, I exhausted the

  • Letters | October 21, 2012

    Harms superbly qualified to be county commissioner

    To the Editor: I have been anxiously waiting for six years to see if Rod Harms would run for public office. My wait is over, he finally did. I graduated from KSU in 2006 and worked for the Civitas Group for the last three years of

  • Letters | October 21, 2012

    Modesitt is well prepared to serve 66th District

    To the Editor: Please vote for Lee Modesitt, our Republican candidate for House of Representatives in the 66th District.

  • Letters | October 21, 2012

    Carlin has long supported fair taxes, women’s health

    To the Editor: Sydney Carlin has been a strong supporter of her constituents in the Kansas Legis-lature.

  • 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


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