Opinion

Hold or fold, C.R. mayoral candidates vary on casino future

Cedar Rapids Mayor Ron Corbett has been at the front of the bus when it comes to his city's drive to land a state-licensed casino.And I'm not speaking ...

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Letter: Ending Citizen’s United will benefit our country

I'm for free speech as much as anyone, but the guest column from Dan Backer (#x201c;Political Speech Faces 2018 Onslaught,#x201d; Oct. 8) truly #x201c ...

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Letter: Denying a casino may violate anti trust laws

The Sherman Act states #x201c;the fortunes of the people will not be dependent on the prejudices of a few.#x201d;Violations include: restraint of trad ...

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Letter: Olson will find solutions to challenges

I have worked with Scott Olson for over 20 years and in my experience his work ethic, enthusiasm and loyalty are second to none. He believes that a st ...

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Political Cartoon

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Cedar Rapids Mayor: Our endorsement from a deep, diverse field

Cedar Rapids Mayor Ron Corbett is leaving office after eight eventful years. His record will, no doubt, be discussed and debated as he departs to cont ...

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#NoMore hashtags to say #MeToo

How many sexual predators, victims of abuse and hashtags does it take before society comes to terms with #x201c;locker room talk#x201d; and the harm i ...

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Letter: Vote Gary Hinzman for Cedar Rapids mayor

Cedar Rapids voters have the opportunity to elect the most qualified candidate for mayor. His name is Gary Hinzman. Hinzman is the only candidate in t ...

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Letter: Monica Vernon: a leader for our future

I cannot stay quiet about the race for mayor any longer. Our community needs a problem solver who is also able to speak with compassion, empathy as we ...

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Our endorsements for Marion City Council

Handling the challenges of Marion's growth and charting its economic development future are among the main issues in two contested City Council races. ...

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Letter: Brad Hart will listen to all constituents

While Cedar Rapids is fortunate that several fine individuals care enough about this city to run for mayor, we have observed that Brad Hart's personal ...

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Achieving more for residents

I'm running to be your Mayor of Cedar Rapids because I love this city. This is a critical time for Cedar Rapids as we choose our path forward. I was ...

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Pledging to give my all

Hi, my name is Rene Gadelha and I hope to earn your vote on Nov. 7 and serve you on the Marion City Council. Since moving here six years ago with my f ...

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Prepared to govern on day one

My life and career experiences managing large and complex government organizations has prepared me to step into the mayor's office prepared to immedia ...

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Placing emphasis on taxpayers’ investment

My name is Pete Johnson and I am a candidate for Marion City Council in Ward 2. Like all who run for public office, I believe I can make a positive di ...

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