Letters to the Editor

  • Letters to the editor

    - Nov 4, 2015
    ‘Pro-life’ in name only Ben Carson recently called for a ban on all abortion in all circumstances, including rape, incest or the life of the mother. He argues without basis that medical alternatives are available that...
  • Letters to the Editor

    - Nov 3, 2015
    Vote Throgmorton, Thomas, Cole, & Taylor for a just, healthy, sustainable community Over the last three years I have been closely observing the City Council and Planning and Zoning Commission. Councilor Jim Throgmorton and John Thomas...
  • Letters to the editor

    - Nov 2, 2015
    A council ‘slate’ for all My partner, Larry Fitzpatrick, and I spent the better part of October on a fall bike tour. We spent more time off-line than on. When we were able to “connect” with...
  • Letters to the editor

    - Oct 29, 2015
    Rick Dobyns for council I am writing to support Councilor Rick Dobyn’s bid for a second term on the City Council representing District A. I have worked with Rick in a variety of settings and find...
  • Letters to the editor

    - Oct 27, 2015
    Tim Conroy for City Council I wholeheartedly endorse Tim Conroy for an at-large City Council Seat and urge you to thoughtfully consider voting for him as well. I have watched Tim mediate negotiations in his work...
  • Letters to the editor

    - Oct 22, 2015
    Re-elect Jim Throgmorton to City Council City Counclor Jim Throgmorton is no stranger to the University of Iowa community, having taught in the School of Urban and Regional Planning for 24 years, and he continues in...
  • Letters to the editor

    - Oct 20, 2015
    Iowa City’s growth The current City Council has accomplished much with Mayor Matt Hayek including new parks, Jefferson Street Historic District, budget management, and limiting downtown bars. In the past, the council has also initiated some...
  • Letters to the editor

    - Oct 19, 2015
    Civility and respect Civility and respect seem to be lost concepts these days among some University of Iowa faculty with their treatment of our new president, Bruce Harreld. As a proud UI alum (J.D. ’87) and...
  • Letters to the editor

    - Oct 13, 2015
    Vote Scott McDonough for City Council It is with great enthusiasm that we support Scott McDonough for the City Council for District C. We have known Scott for many years and have always found him to...
  • Letters to the editor

    - Oct 12, 2015
    Pregnancy and infant-loss awareness “Do you have kids?” It seems like a simple question, but for many, it is difficult to answer. We’ve lost two babies, both in the second trimester of pregnancy — our beautiful...

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