Letters to the Editor

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Pence education agenda would push state ahead

Because of the vital role education plays in Indiana’s future, the Indiana Chamber of Commerce Executive Committee recently voted to endorse Gov. Pence’s education agenda for the 2015 legislative session.
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Noblesville stands still compared to Carmel

As a 20-year Noblesville resident reading the [Jan. 5] “Long tenures distinguish mayors of Carmel, Noblesville” article, what stands out to me about mayors Brainard and Ditslear is the stark contrast between the two.
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Press should referee political donations

The first part of IBJ’s [Jan. 12] editorial makes the common sense case for transparency regarding campaign contributions.
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Water boarding justified

Professor Sheila Kennedy [Dec. 29 Viewpoint] seems to conveniently forget two important events related to the water boarding performed on a few people who possessed vital and important information.
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Cummins can say more with downtown building

I’ve viewed the images for Cummins’ new distribution center on the former Market Square Arena site, I’ve read the praise of the design by our mayor and fellow architectural friends of mine Will Marquez and Mark Beebe, and I have a suggestion: Cummins should let the building convey more about the company than its commitment to sustainability.
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Why the Indianapolis Museum of Art raised admission

As stewards of one of our community’s most loved cultural assets, we felt we made the only prudent choice we could.
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Bring local workers into job projects

There are many things about representing Indianapolis that make me proud. However, we are still using limited tax dollars to incentivize out-of-state contractors to hire out-of-state workers to build right here in Indianapolis.
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A qualified vote for mail-in voting

“Mail-in voting” has many merits [Ryerson Viewpoint, Dec. 8]. I find it a bit strange here in Indiana that there seems to be a lack of well documented, well publicized information prior to any election.
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Government can’t fix causes of the working poor

Though I often disagree with Sheila Suess Kennedy, I found her [Dec. 1] column regarding ALICE—Asset Limited, Income Constrained and Employed—to be right on target.
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Maurer shined light

It is a sure thing Churchill knew what he was talking about [Maurer column, Nov. 24]. Today, however, it will be business as usual thanks to polarization, apathy, selective deaf ears and blind eyes.
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