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Opinion - Letters

  • Letters | March 31, 2013

    Ball, Hogan have a better vision for Manhattan

    To the Editor: A few of the candidates for city Commission fully support heavy funding for ATA, needless building projects, return of the rental inspection program and return of the LGBT ordinance with its many flawed concepts like the human rights board.

  • Letters | March 31, 2013

    Elect McCulloh, Nuss, Reddi, Estabrook, Hudgins, Rozell

    To the Editor: I am endorsing Aaron Estabrook for school board and Karen McCulloh, Debbie Nuss and Usha Reddi for City Commission. These candidates have the intuition, integrity and experience to recognize that we must address the concerns of all segments of our community.

  • Letters | March 31, 2013

    Jankovich a proven leader who knows, loves our city

    To the Editor: Let’s re-elect Rich Jankovich to another term on the City Commission. He’s a proven leader who keeps an open mind on issues. He looks at the big picture, and his vision is not impaired by narrow, precon-ceived judgment. Rich is

  • Letters | March 31, 2013

    For a balanced approach, vote for Nuss and Reddi

    To the Editor: We are at a critical turning point in our city government. In this important election cycle, we are fortunate to have two candidates who have consist-ently demonstrated strong lead-ership abilities through their longstanding involvement in the Manhattan community.

  • Letters | March 31, 2013

    If you make wise choices, your wallet will thank you

    To the Editor: You have a simple choice to make for City Commission. Vote for Reddi, McCulloh and Nuss if you want higher taxes, spending on frivolous programs and increased government intrusion. Vote for Ball and Hogan if you want efficiency and rational problem-solvers guiding

  • Letters | March 31, 2013

    We need experience, wisdom, compassion; we need John Ball

    To the Editor: I want to thank the Mercury for reporting fundraising information for the upcoming City Commission election. I am not surprised that John Ball has self-financed the vast majority of his campaign.

  • Letters | March 31, 2013

    Put McCulloh’s wisdom to work on City Commission

    To the Editor: Karen McCulloh has been a tireless, principled leader in our community for decades.

  • Letters | March 31, 2013

    Jankovich uses opportunities to improve Manhattan’s future

    To the Editor: Please join me in re-electing Rich Jankovich to the Manhattan City Commission. Rich has represented Manhattan well during his term as a commissioner.

  • Letters | March 31, 2013

    Headline on Ball’s letter was a disservice to readers

    To the Editor: If The Mercury deems this a political letter, I will pay for it. I have to question the headline you used on John Ball’s letter to the editor Thursday justifying his expenditures on his own campaign.

  • Letters | March 31, 2013

    Real fiscal conservatives best poised to lead city

    To the Editor: In this upcoming election, many issues have been discussed about our city and how our money is being spent. Our Manhattan is a group of Manhattan and Riley County citizens — teachers, retirees, professionals, retired military members and business owners — who want reasonable


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