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Letter: Ignored wishes

The majority of Utah citizens favor leaving the prison at its current location, repairing and adding as needed. Our elected legislators have ignored our wishes. Read more »

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Letter: Come out of hiding

Hillary Clinton, the former secretary of state, is apparently being held to an entirely different standard than many of the businesses she claims to support. Read more »

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Letter: Dangerous bike lanes

I am bewildered by the new bicycle lanes being placed in Salt Lake City. The lanes have curb and sidewalk on one side and parked cars on the other side. Read more »

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Letter: Stimulate the economy

All in all, the idea of relocating the prison will stimulate the economy with new jobs and businesses and will be completely beneficial to the public. Read more »

yesterday

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Letter: Extra beds

I have never been keen on a prison move. But when it happens, I hope that the State Auditor's Office will watch the process very carefully. Read more »

yesterday

18 comments

Letter: Football unions

Unionizing would begin to protect football players. Unionizing could teach them that they have the power to change things. Read more »

Aug. 27, 2015

10 comments

Letter: 20th-century achievements

The bottom line is that cheap energy has given us the opportunity to exercise our liberty so indiscriminately that we complain about fossil fuels. Read more »

Aug. 27, 2015

12 comments

Letter: Clean legacy

I implore Gov. Herbert to implement the Clean Power Plan initiative — it will be a wonderful legacy for him to leave for the next generation of Utah families. Read more »

Aug. 26, 2015

7 comments

Letter: Shiny new prison

How nice. Soon, the first thing visitors flying into or departing from the Salt Lake International Airport will see will be our shiny new prison. Read more »

Aug. 26, 2015

13 comments

Letter: Earning his votes

Trump is a catalyst and, as Laura Ingraham says, a symptom. If he somehow gets the nomination, it's because he earned it and he'll have my vote. Read more »

Aug. 25, 2015

31 comments

Letter: What does Bibi want?

It is easy to vote no on the Iran deal. It is quite a different matter to vote yes on a war with Iran, particularly at the beginning of an election cycle. When push comes to shove, how deep is the Republican affection for Benjamin... Read more »

Aug. 25, 2015

23 comments

Letter: Big money in politics

We need to get big money — bribery — out of politics. We as American citizens need to demand a constitutional amendment declaring that money is not a form of “speech.” Read more »

Aug. 24, 2015

44 comments

Letter: Appalling attitude

Trafficking in fetal tissue is a practice that needs to end. In good conscience we cannot look the other way on these issues. Read more »

Aug. 24, 2015

88 comments

Letter: Forthright position

It is refreshing to read someone of stature and knowledge coming forward with factual information, together with common sense to refute the flood of misleading so-called “data” on climate change. Read more »

Aug. 24, 2015

23 comments

Letter: Creating Pottersvilles

People and the government have created their own Pottersvilles because of their outrageous borrowing and spending habits. They are using the European countries as their model, yet the European countries are going bankrupt. Read more »

Aug. 23, 2015

15 comments

Letter: UTA schedules

The other day I was at the Main Library and less than one-third of the bus schedule slots had schedules in them! What’s the deal UTA? It’s your job to keep those slots full. Read more »

Aug. 23, 2015

6 comments

Letter: Unnecessary tragedies

Who can be against our developmental assistance agency, USAID, being more efficient and transparent? Who is against saving the lives of mothers and children? Read more »

Aug. 23, 2015

1 comment

Letter: Location approval

Let’s not waste another $200 million in taxpayer money fighting in the courts. Let’s move on and make the prison relocation work. Read more »

Aug. 22, 2015

24 comments

Letter: Strong defenses

Those who worry the president’s deal won’t stop Iran from getting a nuclear bomb should support the strong defenses we will need if they are right. Read more »

Aug. 22, 2015

8 comments

Letter: Time for replacements

When elected representatives begin to believe the lie that they are the smartest people in the room and no longer need to represent the will of the people who elected them, it is time to replace them. Read more »

Aug. 22, 2015

11 comments

Letter: Unwise voting method

Voting by mail is unwise. A recent Deseret News editorial (“Success of voting by mail in S.L. County,” Aug. 14) claims it’s a success but bases that claim on the wrong factors. Read more »

Aug. 21, 2015

11 comments

Letter: Don’t upgrade

As a parent and IT professional, my advice on Microsoft Windows 10 is two words: Don't upgrade. It removes control from parents and users, putting it in the hands of Microsoft and its increasingly aggressive advertising partners. Read more »

Aug. 21, 2015

11 comments

Letter: New motto

In response to articles about Donald Trump, I have a new motto to suggest: “Dump Trump!” Read more »

Aug. 21, 2015

22 comments

Letter: Employee health insurance

Moving forward, it is crucial for business owners to have access to a wide variety of health insurance options to offer their employees. Read more »

Aug. 20, 2015

7 comments

Letter: Donor dollars

Seems to me that our Washington senators and representatives are bought and don’t dare do anything unless big money donors give their approval. Read more »

Aug. 20, 2015

7 comments

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