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Letters

  • Kelley does not have our backs

    I wish to respond to Kathy Holdefer’s recent letter where she states that “Dan Kelley has our backs as landowners.”
    May 27, 2016 - 11:22 am
  • Breckenridge supports women

    As a woman, a mother who is expecting her firstborn in July and member of law enforcement, I know that Wes Breckenridge supports what’s important to m ...
    May 27, 2016 - 11:21 am
  • Kelley works hard for children

    Representative Kelley has the right stuff for healthy communities.As president of the Partnership fo ...
    May 27, 2016 - 11:21 am
  • Breckenridge has record of leadership

    We have known Wes Breckenridge since he was a young man and later as our son-in-law. He has always earned our highest respect and admiration.
    May 27, 2016 - 11:22 am
  • Jasper County Democrats are united

    In politics, successful candidates are measured by their ability to inspire citizens to vote for them; to unify individuals into a community of suppor ...
    May 27, 2016 - 11:21 am
  • Kelley is a serious representative

    Thank you for the Meet the Candidates: Iowa House District 29 in Monday’s Newton Daily News. It confirms my personal observations and belief that Dan ...
    May 27, 2016 - 11:21 am
  • Check out the candidates, vote

    I am a registered Democratic voter but, over my adult life, I have voted for the the person I considered the best for the office — whether the candida ...
    May 27, 2016 - 11:20 am
  • Kelley is a friend, champion

    On a cold winter day in January this year, I walked into our state’s capitol to talk to legislators about policy for the Iowa Wind Energy Industry. As ...
    May 27, 2016 - 11:20 am
  • Kelley deserves our support

    Our state representative, and our friend, Dan Kelley has been a strong voice for working families and Newton at the statehouse for six years. 
    May 27, 2016 - 11:21 am
  • Kelley is a dynamic legislator

    I am Rep. Phyllis Thede, and I want to tell you about your Rep. Dan Kelley. Dan has represented Jasper County since 2011. Dan is one of the most dynam ...
    May 26, 2016 - 11:50 am
  • Iowa House needs a stronger voice

    In the last several sessions, the Iowa Legislature has failed to adequately fund our school system, therefore, short-changing Iowa children. We need a ...
    May 26, 2016 - 11:50 am
  • Difference in HD 29 race is clear

    Let me begin by saying that as I’ve watched this Democratic primary race unfold, the most ridiculous statements I’ve seen have come from incumbent Dan ...
    May 26, 2016 - 11:49 am
  • Kelley fights for impoverished children

    A huge thank you to the voters of Jasper County for electing your State Rep. Dan Kelley to the Iowa House three times. I encourage you to support my c ...
    May 26, 2016 - 11:49 am
  • Breckenridge leading positive campaign

    As a young Democrat, I am pretty new to the political scene, but getting involved with Wes Breckenridge’s campaign has been a great introduction and l ...
    May 26, 2016 - 11:49 am
  • Impressed with Kelley’s service

    Politicians who use the system for their own gain or ego gratification are in abundance these days, both in Iowa and Washington, D.C. An elected leade ...
    May 26, 2016 - 11:49 am