Letters to the Editor

To the Editor:   The telecommunications networks are trying once again to do away with state regulatory oversight. H.F. 1665 is legislation that would prohibit discriminatory pricing, service quality rules and protection against having your phone shut off without notice.  This bill would eliminate...
To the Editor:   Every year, millions of people’s lives are forever changed by crime. They are our families, neighbors, friends, and colleagues. Crime victims often struggle to work, pay bills, or support their loved ones. Many have life-changing injuries and need long-term care and support.  April...
To the Editor:   In the 1960 and 1970’s there were movies and novels about Big Government watching your every move. Most people thought that it would never happen. In March of 2017 we are beginning to learn that it has been going on for the last fifteen years.  We are starting to understand that it...
To the Editor:   I was disgusted and distressed when I opened a recent edition of the Minneapolis Star Tribune and read where state legislators had given themselves a salary increase from $31,000 to $45,000 even though this is the first increase in 20 years. Accordingly, Rep. Pat Gamofore, R-...
Letter to the Editor:   This is a fair question to ask:  Who needs health insurance premium relief the most?  The insurance companies themselves or Minnesotans, you and I?  The question answers itself.  We have been inflicted by 20% premium increases with no end in sight. But our senator, Senator...
To the Editor:   When we think of February, we probably think cold temps, Ground Hog Day, Super Bowl and Valentine Day, all which are true.  I have another thought about February, it’s also Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month, a time to stop and think about love, relationships, and respect,...
To the Editor:   The State Legislature is reviewing legislation that would entrench costly partisan gridlock in our State.  State Rep. Sarah Anderson (R-44A) and State Sen. Mary Kiffmeyer (R-30) have introduced legislation to prohibit the establishment of an independent, non-partisan, redistricting...
To the Editor:   After reading the February 8 edition of the L.P. Leader I just have to respond to the letter from Mr. Heinze. The idea that God would deliver a “woman groping, pathological liar and a person who scammed thousands of people in his Trump (so called) University and cheated employees...
To the Editor:   Almost 5 million Syrians have fled their war ravaged country.  More than a million have found temporary asylum in refugee camps.  Almost all have stories of misery, suffering and loss.  Donald Trump has signed orders halting indefinitely all Syrian refugee resettlement in the...
To the Editor:   Upon hearing Governor Dayton’s speech on Jan 23 2017, I started researching some stated facts.  In his speech he stated he never increased taxes except on tobacco. Also in his speech he stated his concerns about the lower and middle class struggling to survive in our economy. My...

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