The Leavenworth Times - Leavenworth, KS

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Updated Oct 29, 2014 at 2:59 PM

To the editor:Leavenworth County Fire District No. 1 in Lansing is asking voters to give it the authority to raise taxes exceeding the current cap of 9 mills.I will vote no on the upcoming ballot, not because I don’t support our firefighters, but because I think this idea of giving non-elected officials the authority to raise our property taxes when they deem it necessary without voter approval is a bad policy. The Kansas Legislature wisely left in the...

Updated Oct 29, 2014 at 2:51 PM

To the editor:Thank you, Ruth Heflin, for acknowledging that life begins at conception with your statement, "Life begins before conception because her egg and her husband's sperm were just as alive as any Zygote they...

Updated Oct 29, 2014 at 2:47 PM

To the editor:It is with enthusiasm that I write to endorse Nancy Klemp for the Kansas State Board of Education.Nancy is a seasoned educator and a defender of math and science in our curriculum. Her experience with...

Updated Oct 29, 2014 at 2:41 PM

To the editor:A note to Bill Mason.Gee, I didn't realize you're blind. If not, and you still can't see that big Melanie Meiers billboard on Broadway, you'd best see an eye doc, and soon. Is that it, you're pleading...

Updated Oct 29, 2014 at 2:35 PM

To the editor:On Oct. 27, Chief Rick Huhn of Leavenworth County Fire District No. 1 advocated in a letter to the editor on behalf of the Fire Board and members of the fire district for the approval of the Fire District No.

Updated Oct 29, 2014 at 2:25 PM

To the editor:This is in response to the news article in the Leavenworth Times on Tuesday.Sandy Praeger is not and never was a true Republican. She only ran as a Republican because she didn't think she would get...

Updated Oct 29, 2014 at 2:17 PM

To the editor:The Kansas economic experiment needs a little help in the rough patch we’re going through. The governor says that tax cuts take time to work and spur prosperity.In 1895, the country was going...

Updated Oct 28, 2014 at 5:24 PM

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Updated Oct 28, 2014 at 5:19 PM

To the editor:I read with interest the letter from Dave Lowery published Oct. 16. Dave is entitled to his own opinion, but opinions are not facts.The Kansas Public Employees Retirement System was long neglected by...

Updated Oct 28, 2014 at 5:15 PM

To the editor:In addition to Pat Roberts, Sam Brownback, Kris Kobach and Lynn Jenkins, a campaign mailer just confirmed John Bradford is also a Koch addict.The mailer was funded by Americans for Prosperity — of...

Updated Oct 28, 2014 at 5:11 PM

To the editor:Hooray for Doug Waters and Marti Crow who highlight the disastrous effects of the Medicaid opt-out, a vote John Bradford cast with the cavalier advisory to go to the emergency room for health care.

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