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Posted by Letters | Dec 12, 2017

This Thursday, Dec. 14, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is set to force a vote to end net neutrality. I’ll bet I’m not the first person to warn you about...

Posted by Letters | Dec 5, 2017

We must support existing incentives for charitable giving by protecting the full scope and value of the tax deduction for all forms of charitable gifts. Charitable giving incentives encourage donors...

Posted by Letters | Nov 6, 2017

“Boys will be boys” is a phrase that gets ingrained in everyone’s head from a young age. However, not once in my life have I heard the phrase “girls will...

Posted by Letters | Nov 4, 2017

Ryan Hall has a campaigned on a number of issues that I wholeheartedly support: family friendly neighborhoods, strong local foods policy, transparency and a strong local economy, which is essential...

Posted by Letters | Nov 4, 2017

I would like to express my complete and enthusiastic support to re-elect Susan Mims in the Nov. 7 City Council election.

Posted by Letters | Nov 3, 2017

No one works harder than Susan Mims. She plays an under appreciated and indispensable role on the city council -- progressive on the issues, yet watchful over our tax dollars...

Posted by Letters | Nov 3, 2017

Elections are not only about policies of each candidate. Others have identified their progressive platforms. I want to focus on their character.

Posted by Letters | Nov 3, 2017

Iowa City and the surrounding areas are something of a “company town,” and the “company” is the University of Iowa. They are our lifeblood, and students have always, and will...

Posted by Letters | Oct 31, 2017

Happy birthday, reader. I know, Nov. 8 is probably not your literal birthday. But if the day holds any significance for you, I imagine some part of you changed a...

Posted by Letters | Oct 26, 2017

I am writing in support of Susan Mims for Iowa City Council. I value city council members who are smart, well prepared, open minded and compassionate. Susan exemplifies these attributes.

Posted by Letters | Oct 24, 2017

Sometimes a community gets lucky. A candidate for city council steps forward who is the right person, at the right time for the right job. And for Iowa City, we...

Posted by Letters | Oct 23, 2017

Iowa City should reelect Susan Mims for city council. Susan has been a tireless advocate for progressive policies focused on environmental sustainability and empowering Iowa City’s most vulnerable residents.

Posted by Letters | Oct 20, 2017

Service. Dedication. Integrity. All of these words describe Susan Mims and her two decades of work on behalf of our community.