The Clinton Herald, Clinton, Iowa

Opinion

Opinion
  • Reader: Council needs to work with Adcraft I couldn't agree more with Missey Sullivan-Pope's letter. When I first read the news article about the expansion for Adcraft I thought terrific. Then I read about the Clinton City Council's decision and all I could think is "Why don't you just rent

    March 25, 2014

  • Iowa needs fresh look at 'college cards' The Government Accountability Office found that hundreds of colleges and universities contract with financial institutions to offer banking products to students. These products include checking accounts with ATM access and debit cards where federal l

    March 23, 2014

  • Olson mug State child care assistance plan in the works This week the Iowa House passed House File 2070 on a 91-2 vote. This is a bill allowing low-income parents who split time between work and school to be eligible for state child care assistance. Under HF2070 families would be eligible if parents work

    March 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • Hart Good week for children at the Statehouse This was a good week for Iowa children because Republicans and Democrats agreed on several measures in the Senate that will make a difference in their lives. I was happy to run SF2388 on the Senate floor on behalf of children who are in foster care.

    March 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • Brian Moore mug Radon testing bill passes in House

    Many of my emails this week were related to appropriations for rebuilding Iowa's infrastructure and Ag and Natural Resources conservation programs. Individual budgets are being worked and won't be available for a couple weeks. Last year we got those

    March 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • Holly Youngquist photo [Duplicate] World Book Night set for April 23 World Book Night! The Clinton Public Library will once again host World Book Night activities on April 23 from 5 to 7 p.m. where we will give away free books to people of all ages who stop in to ask for one. CPL is also pleased to partner with member

    March 20, 2014 1 Photo

  • Ronelle Clark photo More resources offered for sexual assault, domestic violence victims Each month YWCA members and volunteers are featured highlighting the many facets of our community in which they're a part of. This month, YWCA Crisis Services Director Ronelle Clark shares important information about an upcoming transition of service

    March 19, 2014 1 Photo

  • Reader: NRA mischaracterized in letter I am writing in response to the lengthy letter from representatives of the Center for Active Nonviolence and Peacemaking that appeared in the March 8 edition of the Clinton Herald. The writers frequently used the popular and inaccurate term gun viol

    March 19, 2014

  • The Clinton Herald Lindley mug Early signing changes college football recruiting College football fans have two loves - the fall season and recruiting, not necessarily in that order. Those who follow the game cannot get enough information about their team, present and future. Thus a storm of debate at the mere suggestion of an ea

    March 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • Letter to the Editor: Residents thankful for Iowa-American Water's efforts

    The hard work and effort shown by the employees of Iowa-American Water to thaw our frozen water pipes are very much appreciated by my wife and me. These workers were courteous, calm and professional in what had to be a very trying winter for them. Th

    March 18, 2014

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