Letters

The People Speak In Letters And Comments To The Decatur Tribune

  Thank You, Dunn Company Dear Editor: As I drove downtown Tuesday afternoon, it was so nice to see a CAT 140M motor grader sitting on the Civic Center lawn, ready to welcome everyone to the Chamber Business Expo Thursday. Makes us all proud!!! That is what the Chamber of Commerce is all about….. businesses…

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More ‘Letters To The Editor’ With Opinions, And Memories, Of The News

Curious Policy Parallels      Dear Editor:      Recently congressional House Democrats again blocked a vote on the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act, which would require medical professionals to give the same medical care to a baby who survives an abortion as they would to any other baby of the same age, and to take the baby to…

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Letters To The Editor On Election, Candidates, Misc

Population Decline, Neighborhood Revitalization, and Video Gambling Dear Editor:      Decatur’s greatest challenge is its population decline. Since 2010, our population has decreased over 5% and the city is one of the ten fastest shrinking cities in the U.S. Population decline leads to reduced economic growth, labor shortages, and decreased revenue to provide public services. To…

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Letters To The Editor About School Board Election

Regan Lewis For Decatur School Board Dear Editor:      I write to share my experience with Regan Lewis and to offer my endorsement for her candidacy for school board for Decatur Public School District 61. Ms. Lewis is highly qualified for school board, and we should accept her offer of public service. I met Regan Lewis…

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Letters: School Board Member’s Vote Opposed To What Members Are Elected To Do

  Dear Editor:       Serving children is a major reason one becomes a teacher or runs for political offices that address children. One runs for the school board to make sure that the educational environment and learning atmosphere are such that children’s educational needs are being met. Children are always first. Board vice-president, Beth Nolan,…

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Some More ‘Letters To The Editor’ As January Ends

To Drain the VA Swamp, President Trump Must First Wade Into It By Bob Carey      President Trump campaigned on cleaning house at the Department of Veterans Affairs, to fire inept and corrupt bureaucrats, and give veterans greater choice in their health care. Veterans responded enthusiastically. President Trump won their votes by a margin of almost…

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