Letters to the editor
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Letter to the editor: No on ballot issue 4C

No on ballot issue 4C Readers should be aware that this is not a temporary tax increase that will expire when the pandemic ends, or when a bond issue has been paid off. This is a permanent tax … more

Letter to the editor: Prop 113 is flawed idea

Prop 113 is flawed idea If Proposition 113 was actually good for Colorado, why would 95% of its funding come from out of state, with the vast majority coming from California? Instead of giving our … more

Letter to the editor: Don’t change mayoral selection

Don’t change mayoral selection Littleton leaders have had plenty of clout at the regional, state, and national level without being directly elected mayors — as proposed in issue 3A. Susan … more

Letter to the editor: Vote no on Prop EE

Vote no on Prop EE Proposition EE is a tax increase on Coloradans amid a global pandemic. As we attempt to recover from COVID-19 hardships, now is not the time to impose a $294 million tax increase … more

Letter to the editor: Give 116 a thumbs-up

Give 116 a thumbs-up I’m just giddy thinking about tax decreases. With all the political negativity from the local level up to 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, there’s nothing that brings people … more

Letter to the editor: Support 4C for education

Support 4C for education My family recently moved to Littleton from a premier school district in Texas and sought out Littleton Public Schools based on rankings, word of mouth, and location. I … more

Letter to the editor: 4C is needed for future

4C is needed for future How much is a child’s life, future, hopes and dreams worth? As a mental health professional at Options High School, one of multiple alternative programs on the proposed … more

Letter to the editor: No on Prop 113

No on Prop 113 It’s rare for bipartisan agreement these days. However, we’re seeing that on Proposition 113 as people are standing together saying no to it! Prop 113 would give Colorado’s … more

Letter to the editor: School cuts would hurt vulnerable

School cuts would hurt vulnerable I am a parent with a child in the 4C Littleton Public School System. I am writing because the $156 million shortfall in state level funding could mean my son and … more

Letter to the editor: Vote no on Prop 113

Vote no on Prop 113 It’s important we vote NO on Proposition 113 (National Popular Vote) so that our Colorado voices continue to matter. Our electoral votes for president should continue to go to … more

Letter to the editor: Vote to keep NPV plan

Vote to keep NPV plan The Electoral College should be modified to reflect the outcome of the national popular vote for no other reason than voters don’t understand it. Discrepancies between the … more

Letter to the editor: Why the silence?

Why the silence? As a Littleton citizen who has been tracking the development of the Phase 2 Downtown Code Amendments I am shocked by what appears to be silence from downtown merchants, property … more

Letter to the editor: Support LPS Ballot Measure 4C

Support LPS Ballot Measure 4C Saving lives, extending opportunities, and creating meaningful relationships all describe Options Secondary; however, over the years, shortfalls of $156 million in state … more

Letter to the editor: Gardner follows predictable path

Gardner follows predictable path Senator Cory Gardner’s recent statement that confirmation hearings should go forth now (some 40 days before the presidential election) to fill the SCOTUS vacancy … more

Letter to the editor: Kellner has valuable experience

Kellner has valuable experience It’s great to see endorsements pouring in for John Kellner, our strong candidate for District Attorney. We’re recognizing that in a time of rising violence in … more

Letter to the editor: Vote yes on Amendment B

Vote yes on Amendment B When your ballot arrives in the coming weeks, there’s one statewide issue that merits an immediate yes vote. Vote yes on Amendment B, and make an affirmative step to make … more

Letter to the editor: Protect kids’ health

Protect kids’ health As an early learning professional who works with child care providers across Colorado, I see first-hand the incredible impact quality early learning has on a child’s mind, … more

Letter to the editor: 4C is crucial for schools

4C is crucial for schools After hearing the General Fund Financial Updates at recent Littleton Public Schools board meetings, I am writing to urge voters to support 4C, the mill levy override. With … more

Letter to the editor: A shout-out for Sonya Ellingboe

A shout-out for Sonya Ellingboe As a longtime reader of the Independent, I am grateful that the paper still can find space for the Arts and Cultural articles by Sonya Ellingboe. Given all the grim … more

Letter to the editor:Champion a bipartisan representative

Response to a letter to the editor by Blair Johnson of Littleton (Littleton Independent, Sept. 3): Blair Johnson’s lack of research skills and obvious bias jumps out in his op-ed. (District 38) … more
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