Letters to the Editor

Name new C.R. park after Dave Kramer

To the editor:

Cedar Rapids will be getting a new park in the next 5-7 years on the southwest side of town.

I hope that Dave Kramer's ... »

Beaux Arts Ball was fun evening

To the editor:

I have heard the complaints that there is nothing to do in Cedar Rapids for adults on a Saturday night. On Nov. 7, the Cedar ... »

Riders thanked for helping butterflies

To the editor:

Thank you, RAGBRAI and Facebook, for helping our monarchs.

Last July, RAGBRAI riders were greeted in Mount Vernon by me ... »

Forgotten heroes deserve our gratitude

To the editor:

Attending the recent Cedar Rapids Veterans Day ceremony was truly inspirational and it was an honor to be in the presence of ... »

Substance missing from Benghazi hearing

To the editor:

Politics trumps substance in the Benghazi hearing. Republican committee members were after facts while the Democrat members w ... »

Reject pipeline to protect environment

To the editor:

Thanks to The Gazette for its Nov. 12 article #x201c;Inexperienced board confronts Bakken controversy#x201d; and the same day ... »

Terry Branstad’s plan will hurt health care

To the editor:

Gov. Terry Branstad says he wants to stop bullying in schools. But we have a bully for governor.

His plan will hurt peo ... »

Learn how to help premature babies

To the editor:

Every mom remembers what she was doing when it was time to go to the hospital. I know I do. My due date was still 11 weeks aw ... »

Cedar Rapids leaders spend too freely

To the editor:

The city just finished asking for money to support the library services without cutbacks. Now, with the property tax issue de ... »

Library’s fall book sale was a success

To the editor:

On Nov. 6-8, the Friends of the Cedar Rapids Public Library held their annual fall book sale.

This event is their prima ... »

Privatizing Medicaid threatens health care

To the editor:

You, me, and almost every Iowan know at least one person who depends on Medicaid. After all, nearly 1 out of 6 Iowans receive ... »

Clinton will bring hope, strength

To the editor:

Choosing a president is a very important task. In fact, vitally important. In my mind, it means finding someone who will lead ... »

Clinton ignored requests for protection

To the editor:

Regarding the Nov. 7 letter #x201c;Benghazi committee backfires on party#x201d;:

The Democratic Party is stuck with a p ... »

Veterans deserve our respect, appreciation

To the editor:

As I sat in Veterans Memorial Coliseum appreciating the servicemen and women that allowed me to be sitting there, I looked ar ... »

Breaking the status quo through a musical

To the editor:

After reading a letter regarding Xavier High School's choice of #x201c;Chicago the Musical,#x201d; I am simply appalled (#x20 ... »