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Letter to the Editor | Abolish daylight saving time

Letter to the Editor | Abolish daylight saving time

November 14, 2022

As Chris Klepach indicates in his Nov. 12 column, switching clocks and adjusting to or away from daylight saving time wreaks havoc on our society twice per year.  But he argues for permanently...

Letter to the Editor | An open letter to Iowans

Letter to the Editor | An open letter to Iowans

November 7, 2022

Equal rights are a hallmark of this state. No matter your creed, religion, race, gender, or sexual orientation, you are Iowans.  Gov. Kim Reynolds, in her closing general election ad, would have...

Letter to the Editor | Rep. Miller-Meeks works against reproductive rights

Letter to the Editor | Rep. Miller-Meeks works against reproductive rights

November 3, 2022

Having been elected to Congress by six votes with 22 votes not counted Mariannette Miller-Meeks has gone from being pro-choice on abortion to stringent right to life. At the Ottumwa League of Women...

Letter to the Editor | JoCo Board of Supervisors need fiscal oversight and rural representation

Letter to the Editor | JoCo Board of Supervisors need fiscal oversight and rural representation

November 2, 2022

Columns reflect the opinions of the authors and are not necessarily those of the Editorial Board, The Daily Iowan, or other organizations in which the author may be involved. Fiscal oversight...

Letter to the Editor | Reject the Republican culture wars

Letter to the Editor | Reject the Republican culture wars

November 1, 2022

Proud. For years, this was synonymous with conversations I had about growing up in Iowa. A product of a rock-solid public-school system, I was taught perspective, patience and acceptance. Dynamic arts...

Letter to the Editor | Message from Sen. Joe Bolkcom

Letter to the Editor | Message from Sen. Joe Bolkcom

October 31, 2022

Hey Student Body, Sorry to bug you. Icky politician here. I keep reading you are not voting on Nov. 8. Good call, you got so much going on I know. No worries. Republicans want to force you...

Letter to the Editor | 988 needs long-term funding

Letter to the Editor | 988 needs long-term funding

October 27, 2022

COVID-19, the derecho, and financial stress continue to take a heavy toll on Iowans’ well-being. Governor Reynolds and other state officials have said that mental health services are needed more...

Letter to the Editor | Rural health care is on the ballot

Letter to the Editor | Rural health care is on the ballot

October 27, 2022

For a candidate that loves to tout her medical credentials, Rep. Mariannette Miller-Meeks has many troubling stances on healthcare access. On the campaign trail, the Republican congresswoman has...

Letter to the Editor | The government is spending recklessly

Letter to the Editor | The government is spending recklessly

October 26, 2022

I am a lifelong Republican, and here is my position on government spending by the Biden administration.  We are deep into a pandemic, and COVID-19 is public enemy no. 1. Fighting it requires major...

Letter to the Editor | Response to President Barbara Wilson

Letter to the Editor | Response to President Barbara Wilson

October 25, 2022

President Wilson’s remarks on the efforts of UI students in advocating for a disability cultural hall were appalling not just because of her vagueness, but also because of her implying that disabled...

Letter to the Editor | ICCSD School Board Voting NO to Gun Amendment

Letter to the Editor | ICCSD School Board Voting NO to Gun Amendment

October 16, 2022

In an era when gun violence, including school shootings, has become more prevalent, making gun regulation subject to strict scrutiny will make schools less safe. Notwithstanding the misleading language...

Letter to the Editor | Response to TPUSA Benny Johnson event

Letter to the Editor | Response to TPUSA Benny Johnson event

October 6, 2022

Benny Johnson, sporting a T-Shirt featuring Tucker Carlson – who now calls the deadly Jan. 6 2022 coup attempt to overthrow our democracy, an “election justice protest” – began his presentation...

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