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Full funding for the Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program

May 9, 2018 To the editor: A federal judge in D.C. has ruled against cuts by the Department of Health and Human Services to the Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program. Good. This program needs to be fully funded. more »»

Guest Opinion: Put children first on the ballot; vote ‘yes’ for half-cent sales tax

May 2, 2018 In 2006-2007, the Florida State Legislature took .25 mil of your property taxes designated for public education capital expenditure and directed it into the General Revenue fund. more »»

Guest Opinion: Term limits without amending the Constitution

May 2, 2018 The idea of citizen legislators, espoused by our Founding Fathers, centers on the discussion of term limits. more »»

Amira Fox: Exactly who we need

May 2, 2018 To the editor: Long ago, former Senator, Supreme Court Justice, and signer of the Constitution William Paterson advised the citizenry to “look well to the characters and qualifications of those you... more »»

Todd Truax understands need for clean water

May 2, 2018 To the editor: I can live without a lot of things, but fresh, clean, potable water is not one of them. Keeping our water supply clean should be our State’s No. 1 goal. more »»

Trump 2020

May 2, 2018 To the editor: We’ve reached an all time low where the gloves are off in this country! We’ve learned a lot after eight despairing years of Obama and then getting a non-establishment President electe. more »»

North Fort Myers Civic Association: Things are happening in North Fort Myers

May 2, 2018 Seen the Hancock Square sign recently? Looks a lot better than it has in years! I’d like to say you can thank your North Fort Myers Civic Association for that, but we need to give credit where... more »»

Guest Opinion: Community Prayer Breakfast urges residents to unite for a better tomorrow

April 25, 2018 Divisiveness seems to be everywhere these days. Politics, religion, race, economics, immigration, gun control… We can’t seem to agree on anything. If ever there was a time to come together, it’s no. more »»

Guest Opinion: Give the gift of peace of mind for National Health Care Decisions Day

April 18, 2018 Spring is filled with special occasions that provide opportunities for celebrating, sharing joy and making memories with our families and loved ones. more »»

Guest Opinion: Tax reform delivers for Southwest Floridians

April 18, 2018 The Republican tax reform law, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, passed in December 2017 has had a positive impact on our Southwest Florida communit. more »»

Protect one of Lee County’s rural gems

April 18, 2018 To the editor: Most of North Fort Myers is Florida “country” at its best — small farms, nurseries, cattle and horse ranches, ECHO, the Civic Center, wildlife preserves, rare bird aviaries, tree... more »»

Deny Gully Creek project

April 18, 2018 To the editor: My name is Roy Reeves. My home is located 220 feet south of the proposed Gully Creek RPD. more »»

Guest Opinion: Junior Achievement volunteers offer much to SW Florida students

April 11, 2018 The term “philanthropy” is often made in reference to monetary donations, but sometimes, it’s not just about cutting a check. Yes, financial assistance is critical, but time is just as important. more »»

Game animals, birds, are better protected than school-age children

April 11, 2018 To the editor: I have written the following letter to Sen. Marco Rubio, Congressman Francis Rooney, Lee County Republican Chairman Johnathan Martine and Collier County Republican Chairman. more »»

Guest Opinion: State of the County 2018

April 4, 2018 It is an honor to serve you this year as the Chairman of the Lee Board of County Commission. I truly believe our County is the best County in the State of Florida because of you. more »»

Guest Opinion: Lee County still working in the wake of Hurricane Irma

April 4, 2018 It has been just about six months since Hurricane Irma churned through the center of Lee County, and the start of the 2018 hurricane season is eight weeks away. more »»

Put Children’s Services Council plam on the ballot

April 4, 2018 To the editor: It is the responsibility of the Board of County Commissioners to guide the investment of our tax dollars for a better Lee County futur. more »»

Second amendment is not a blank check

April 4, 2018 To the editor: I have given a lot of thought to the position of those who would continue to allow the possession of military style weapons by the average citizen. more »»

‘Giant’ of a physician will be missed

March 28, 2018 To the editor: After more than 30 years of incredible service in Lee County, Dr. Bharath Radhakrishna has retired. Better known as Dr. more »»

Reflections on Sudan’s passing

March 28, 2018 To the editor: Many around the world are mourning the recent passing of Sudan, a rhinoceros being lovingly cared for at the Ol Pejeta Conservancy in Kenya. more »»

 
 

 

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