Letters to the Editor

To submit a letter to the editor, please email your submission to letters@ljworld.com or mail it to Box 888, Lawrence KS 66044. Letters should be 250 words or less, be of public interest and should avoid libelous language. The Journal-World reserves the right to edit letters, as long as viewpoints are not altered. Letters must bear the name, address and telephone number of the writer.

Letter to the editor: Big progress for KU football

To the editor: The “come from behind” almost victory by the KU football team reminded me a little of the National Championship basketball game when KU came from behind to win. KU players obviously don’t know when to give up. As I was cheering from southwest Colorado wearing my KU ...

Letter to the editor: These drivers have a problem

To the editor: I hope what I saw Dec. 28 was just an isolated display of ignorance and was not representative of our fellow Lawrence citizens. I was stopped for a red light facing east at the intersection of Wakarusa and Sixth Street. A fire engine heading west in the Sixth Street left turn ...

Letter to the editor: Expand Medicaid in Kansas

To the editor: What’s the matter with Kansas? Missouri expanded Medicaid in October 2021, and South Dakota did so this past election by referendum. The voters in these two conservative states elected to join with the majority of others that have allowed Medicaid expansion since 2014. The ...

Letter to the editor: Thanks for holiday lights

To the editor: Many thanks to the City of Lawrence and to the Sertoma Club for all of the enjoyment we receive throughout the holiday season from the wonderful Christmas lights! We drive around town and it seems they are everywhere. Thanks to the Sertomas for their enjoyable addition at the ...

Letter to the editor: A short-sighted ‘solution’

To the editor: The Lawrence City Commission is considering using American Rescue Plan Act funds on tiny, modular housing. This solution is shortsighted. The city can use one-time ARPA funds to buy these units, but how will they maintain them over time? It will take ongoing funding from the ...

Letter to the editor: Try it yourself

To the editor: I am so sorry our city and county leaders are in a “complicated situation” trying to solve homelessness. I have an idea of how the answers could become clearer to them. I suggest the city manager, all city and county commissioners leave their homes and live homeless ...