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Your Views: Fuss over Freitag unwarranted

This letter is about the Sept. 13 article (page 1A) about the Janesville City Council proposal to hire a facilitator to lead a review of City Manager Freitag's performance based on results from an anonymous survey.

There are some problems with...

Your Views: Will The Gazette address Act 10's biggest loser?

How about a follow-up to the Sept. 8 editorial, “Act 10 Big Winner: Taxpayers,” with one about the big losers from Act 10? Several candidates come to mind.

Of course, several hundred thousand middle-income public employees (hard...

Your Views: Steeber’s critique of city manager misses mark

Russ Steeber's column (“Maybe time to part ways with Freitag,” Thursday) about City Manager Mark Freitag needs a response. Mr Steeber was one of three council members who opposed my appointment to a city committee.

The reason was...

Your Views: Vote 'yes' on Milton schools referendum

As a former school board member of the Milton School District, the fact that remained constant was the consistent support for our schools. Time after time, over the 21 years I served on the board, I have been impressed by our district families,...

Your Views: Perhaps city council should have performance review

We're upset over recent letters to The Gazette concerning City Manager Mark Freitag and articles outlining criticism of his management style.

Can't the council president and the city manager meet quietly to discuss and agree upon these matters? ...

Your Views: Invest in Milton by voting ‘yes’ on referendum

There are many excellent reasons to support the upcoming Milton School District referendum, always beginning with the education of our students. And yet, for some without children or grandchildren in the area, the increase in taxes may seem to...

Your Views: Freitag’s hiring may have been a mistake

I believe that Mr. Mark Freitag's relationship with council members probably mirrors his relationship with city employees. By this I mean it is unlikely that he could be openly hostile with his employers (the council), while at the same time be warm...

Your Views: Schools take joy out of childhood

Dear America, stop sterilizing yourself to the point of appearing as cream wallpaper without presence or voice. We have become a society that values nothing, stands for nothing and strives to offend no one.

The source of all my discomfort is...

Your Views: Wall on border would hurt wildlife

The Republican Party platform says to build a wall along our southern border, which is mostly the Rio Grande River. Wildlife needs to get to the river to take a drink. Someone lost in the desert may need to get to the river for a drink. Building a big ...

Your Views: Americans don’t deserve to be called ‘deplorables’

Society dictates we do not discriminate against anyone on the basis of sex, race, age, sexual orientation, religion or national origin. Why is it OK to discriminate against people whose political preference is different than yours?...