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Letter to the editor: Lensing vs. Bohannan

By Anne Marie Kraus, Iowa City The very fact that Christina Bohannan is running against incumbent Vicki Lensing for Iowa House of Representatives District 85 proves that there are two fundamental things Bohannan does not understand about how it works in the State House: 1) In today’s political climate, the only way to achieve effective […]

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Letter to the editor: The COVID mother

By Corey Hickner-Johnson, Iowa City This morning we made “cloud dough” in a freezer bag. It did not look like the pastel fluff I saw on the internet. Our “cloud dough” looked like the catheter bag I wore when I gave birth to my daughter, who is the reason I even know what “cloud dough” […]

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Letter to the editor: 10 letters in support of Brad Kunkel for Johnson County sheriff

Bundle of letters submitted by Julie Kunkel By Leslie and Scott Carpenter, Iowa City As advocates for people with serious brain disorders like schizophrenia, we’re endorsing Brad Kunkel to be our next Johnson County sheriff. Brad understands the physical and financial burden that our inadequate mental health care system places on local communities and sheriffs […]

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Letter to the editor from Mazahir Salih: Christina Bohannan will be an energetic and passionate voice for the whole community

By Mazahir Salih, Iowa City Council member and Mayor Pro Tem Dear Iowa City voters, Please join me in voting for Christina Bohannan for Iowa House of Representatives District 85. Christina is an energetic and passionate leader. She has broad experience as a law professor, an environmental engineer, and an advocate for diversity, equity and […]

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Letter to the editor: Moms Demand Action designates Christina Bohannan as a Gun Sense Candidate

Congratulations to Democratic State House candidate Christina Bohannan, who has just been awarded the “Gun Sense Candidate” distinction by Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America. The designation is awarded on a nonpartisan basis to candidates for public office who have demonstrated that they will govern with gun safety in mind. While not an […]

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Letter to the editor: Regarding a small municipal violation

By Ben Holzhammer, Iowa City Dear [HOUSING INSPECTOR ASSISTANT], In response to your Notice for Corrective Action, I have trimmed the tree branch in accordance with the Vegetation Obstructing Public Ways section of the Iowa City Code. I would, however, like to register my astonishment that this perceived transgression required official measures and suggest that […]

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