Letters to the Editor

Letter: Complex problem requires willingness to solve

Sen. Joni Ernst (#x201c;Raising awareness about veteran suicide,#x201d; Sept. 18) is correct to express concern about this issue. It is not isolated t ...

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Letter: Streets no place for bicyclists

Bicycle riders, we see them every day. They don't signal turns and they run stop lights and signs. They ride the wrong way on streets and they ride on ...

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Letter: Let the middle class have a voice

Crestwood Ridge complex - just what this city needs another condo/apartment complex. Give me a break. It is just developers being greedy and seeing th ...

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Letter: Tips for driving safely on I-380

Because closing the Highway 965 bridge over the Iowa River has shifted more traffic onto Interstate 380, all drivers need to take some simple precauti ...

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Letter: There is no equal justice for all

About two months ago there was a robbery and the police stopped and aimed guns at an unarmed peaceful citizen who #x201c;looked like#x201d; the descri ...

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Letter: Government is dangerous, disliked

The city will spend $13,277 per acre on 36 acres, not to purchase and own it, but to plant saplings on it at a cost of $637 per sapling. Perhaps we al ...

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Letter: Wrong message being conveyed

Regarding the Sept. 2 article #x201c;Nearly $350,000 in payouts pledged#x201d;:I am remiss to comprehend the audacity of awarding - excuse me - reward ...

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Letter: To save money at the pump, try E15

If you're looking for lower gas prices, look no further. E15 has returned to the Cedar Rapids area, it's available at more stations than ever before, ...

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Letter: An immigration proposal

How to solve the immigration problem? How about this:Donald Trump could build more factories in Mexico. He will then send all immigrants back. They wo ...

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Letter: Learn more about ovarian cancer

September is Ovarian Cancer National Awareness month. There is no screening test for ovarian cancer. The Pap test only screens for cervical cancer.Wom ...

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Letter: Five supervisors too expensive to maintain

Why can't we maintain five supervisors and keep the representation for the whole county? Answer: At $103,000 per supervisor it costs too much.The othe ...

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Letter: Many are concerned about proposal

Regarding The Gazette's Sept. 11 editorial #x201c;A clear decision#x201d; supporting the proposed Crestwood Ridge apartment development:One statement ...

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Letter: Mathis supports tuition freezes

Sen. Liz Mathis, who is up for re-election in Senate District 34, has a Republican opponent who is not telling the truth about Mathis' positive votes ...

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Letter: Show respect or feel free to move to France

To those who cannot stand up, take off their hats, put their hands over their hearts, put their phones away and respect those who died for their freed ...

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Letter: Peterson will bring people together

I was offended to see an ad that was sent to Delaware County voters by Dan Zumbach and the Republican Party of Iowa. Has Sen. Zumbach no worthy merits ...

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