Tuesday, September 1, 2015



Opinion - Letters

  • Letters | March 25, 2013

    Ball will protect key services while reducing city’s debt

    To the Editor: The half-cent sales tax passed with almost 60-percent approval. Part of that tax can drive down our city debt.

  • Letters | March 25, 2013

    Nuss won’t abdicate city role in public services

    To the Editor: I admire Debbie Nuss’ com-mitment to a responsible city role — not abdication — in addressing public transport-ation, economic development,    social services, fiscal policy and human rights.  Debbie’s years of   selfless community work, her experience in public office and

  • Letters | March 24, 2013

    Vote early, and vote for Karen McCulloh

    To The Editor Karen McCulloh believes in Manhattan, as her years of work on behalf of libraries, the environment, and children prove. Karen’s enthusiasm and courage inspire the confidence of voters, who have repeatedly elected her to city and county office. I respect Karen’

  • Letters | March 24, 2013

    If you want balance, elect the three women

    To The Editor: One of the City Commission candidates says the election is “all about balance.” If you want to balance the commission, vote for the women and elect Nuss, McCulloh and Reddi.

  • Letters | March 24, 2013

    A vote from Leonardville for Ball and Hogan

    To the Editor: The city is headed in the right direction on core services and infrastructure. The mill levy, property taxes and debt are still too high and have gone up the past two years. Elect three commissioners who get the big picture — stable, core

  • Letters | March 24, 2013

    Anderson’s wrong; Strawn is fiscally responsible

    To The Editor: Phil Anderson has it wrong that property taxes don’t harm seniors.

  • Letters | March 24, 2013

    McCulloh, Nuss bring balance to the Commission

    To The Editor: Please join me in voting for Debbie Nuss and Karen McCulloh for City Commission.

  • Letters | March 24, 2013

    Think independently, vote for Ball and Strawn

    To The Editor: As an independent voter, I realize that the city commissioners are basically split with two very distinct views on how to proceed with the governance of the city.

  • Letters | March 24, 2013

    Nuss, Reddi, McCulloh are proven leaders

    To The Editor: Manhattan deserves smart, talented and insightful leaders on its City Commission. Please join me in supporting Usha Reddi, Deb Nuss and Karen McCulloh on Tuesday, April 2, for their proven leadership and passion for good government in Manhattan.

  • Letters | March 23, 2013

    Return the veterans to the City Commission

    To the Editor: Consolidating some services paid for by the city and Riley County can be a money-saving accomplishment. But it must be done by individuals familiar with those offices to avoid the outcome of a messy headache.


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