Letters to the Editor

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Betsy Peters will put the Sixth Ward in good hands

Judith Miles, a physician in Columbia, shares why she believes Betsy Peters should be elected as Sixth Ward councilwoman.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Kennett for Boone Hospital trustee

Jerry Kennett is running for a seat on the Boone Hospital Board of Trustees.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Re-elect Darin Preis to School Board

Judi Privitt, an educator with Columbia Public Schools and a member of Columbia Missouri National Education Association, shares why Darin Preis should be elected for Columbia School Board.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Betsy Peters has skills for City Council

Columbia resident Wayne Brekhus supports Betsey Peters for Sixth Ward City Council.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Betsy Peters will represent her neighborhood well

David Leuthold of Columbia supports Betsy Peters for the Sixth Ward council seat because she is a neighborhood activist and owner of rental properties on East Campus.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: As a teacher, I support Darin Preis

Darin Preis' devotion to the community, children and teachers is why he must remain on the board.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: The Sixth Ward needs Betsy Peters

Betsy Peters will thoughtfully listen, research and vote for what she thinks is best for our community.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Betsy Peters would make right decisions for Sixth Ward

Peters is a practicing physician who advocates cooperation and compromise to achieve growth and quality of life.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Support Darin Preis for School Board

Darin Preis makes decisions based on research and input from those involved, Jack Jensen writes.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Legislature needs to enact tax cuts

There's still time, but the clock is ticking on legislators to enact tax cuts.


LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Missouri residents deserve Medicaid expansion

The failure to expand Medicaid has left 300,000 Missouri residents unable to afford health insurance.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Jerry Kennett is qualified to be Boone Hospital trustee

His intelligence and knowledge allow him to take on many jobs and excel at all.  He has a phenomenal memory and recall, which are vital in any task. He has real compassion for people and strives to improve their lives.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Backing Jerry Kennett for Boone Hospital trustee

In this letter supporting Jerry Kennett for Boone Hospital trustee, he is described as a caring, capable physician and citizen.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Vote for Jerry Kennett as Boone County trustee

In this letter supporting Jerry Kennett for Boone Hospital trustee, he is described as a patient, dedicated professional.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Choosing roll carts for the environment

Taking large amounts of plastic trash out of the environment is worth having to try to make some adjustments for roll carts.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Roll carts would be costly and unworkable

Those who faithfully compost and recycle plastic, glass, cardboard and paper don't deserve an expensive switch to accommodate those who do not, said Carolyn Doll.


LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Re-elect Darin Preis to School Board

Philip G. Peters said Darin Preis brings a positive, can-do attitude to the Columbia Board of Education.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Making a case against roll carts

Columbians resist a system that is more complex, slower in pickup and aesthetically ugly. Plastic roll carts require more work. They need cleaning and moving to and from the driveway and necessitate additional storage by the city and by every home, many of which lack garages or even driveways for placing roll carts.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Executing mentally incompetent killer is pointless

Mr. Clayton may not realize what he is facing or what he is experiencing at the time of his execution, but we will and we are not mentally or morally incompetent.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Consider staggered four-year terms for representatives

If newly-elected representatives must start fundraising so quickly after their election, why not help relieve the problem by staggering their terms in office.