To the editor: With the frenzy in Congress to repeal the Affordable Care Act, what can we expect from our native son, Rep. Greg Walden?
To the editor: As a child I suffered the ravages of polio and I spent an inordinate amount of time in the local movie theater. But I never understood other people’s childish worship of movie stars. The recent organized attempt of the movie and entertainment industry to influence and control the outcome of the presidential election proves they know this.
The start of a new year is a time when people typically set goals for the months ahead. Although the most common publicized goal is weight loss, following the feeding frenzy of the holidays, there also seems to be an added focus on getting personal finances in order after the large expenditures of Christmas.
To the editor: I am heartsick about the determination by Congress to repeal the Affordable Care Act. This cruel action would take away the healthcare coverage from 20 million Americans and over a million Oregonians.
To the editor: Three members of Oregon’s five-member congressional delegation are skipping in protest of the presidential Inauguration. Perhaps they should look at how much of Oregon is red versus blue; that many Oregonian’s don’t approve of their politics. Their issue of closing down logging, mining, fishing, which result in the loss of jobs everywhere except in the “high tech” corridor that enjoys so many tax free benefits and incentives while we pay for new highways, schools, and infrastructure support.
To the editor: I have given this letter considerable thought. This is in regards to the article in the paper about the invisible "street people" that are trying to survive the elements.
To the editor: Since Congressman Walden has not replied to our recent emails we are presenting our concerns regarding his support for Tom Price as Director of Health and Human Services to his constituents. Tom Price has sponsored a bill called Empowering Patients First Act of 2015.
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To the editor: For many people, ringing in the New Year brings hope and joyful anticipation. But for those who struggle with stuttering, the old fears of speaking and being teased remain the same—year after year.
To the editor: Wake up, America. We are now confronting a president-elect who has nominated persons for his cabinet and department chairs who are advocates for policies that appear to defy the purposes of the ofﬁces they would hold.
To the editor: Dear RaeLynn, I struggled much of the night trying to find a way to be strategic in responding to your comments about Israel and Palestine in Wednesday’s Crosstalk. I’ve not been able to do that. Years ago my American Jewish mentor in West Jerusalem taught me that, on this issue, diplomacy merely delays the inevitable.
To the editor: Republicans have promised to "repeal" Obamacare, but have yet to agree on what the "replacement" will look like. After six years of failing to agree on a detailed "replacement" plan, many of the 20 million people who have gained coverage under the ACA are worried.
The Chronicle wants to recognize the men and women who responded to medical and traffic calls, kept the roads passable and helped both stranded motorists and the homeless during a very tough week.
To the editor: I have been a resident in The Dalles since 2009. I have three children who are now school aged and attend elementary school here in The Dalles. I have had many busing transportation issues as well as many other parents in our town have had as well. I have tried to address the issue to make a positive change for our local children, but I am one person with limited resources.
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