Letters to the Editor Archive

Letter: Maxwell Market remains in jeopardy

Patrick Butler did a good job in the Dec. 3, 2016, article to dispel the rumor that the City would be closing the New Maxwell St. Market through a direct order. But the Market is still at extreme risk unless immediate intervention is taken.


Letter: Resurrection Project CEO to immigrants: Chicago is with you

Since the election, there has been great fear and anxiety in the immigrant community caused by the president-elect’s campaign pledge to deport immigrants and eliminate the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program that provides protection from deportation to more than 740,000 DREAMers.


Letter: Thanks from Morning Star

I just want to thank you for putting the photo of Rev. Clay Evans and our church anniversary in your October newspaper.


Letter: Police hiring: Years late, millions short

Dear Editor:

Less than two hours before Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s recent speech on public safety, progressive aldermen urged him to live up to his pledge to lead the most transparent administration in Chicago history and release the financial plan to pay for his new proposal to hire nearly 1,000 new police officers over the next two years.


Letter: Child Care assistance cuts are dangerous

Dear Editor: Governor Rauner’s unilateral action to slash eligibility for the State’s Child Care Assistance Program, and eliminate services for 90% of families otherwise eligible, put hundreds of millions of dollars in Federal assistance at risk, created confusion among working families and providers, and threatened the economic potential of working families and the state as […]


Letter: Congratulations to GOP’s Carl Segvich

Dear Editor: Congratulations to Carl Segvich. I am glad that Carl Segvich held on to his 11th Ward Republican Committee job.


Letter: ‘Appalled’ by high-rise plans

Dear Editor: I am appalled by the plans to add more high-rise buildings in Roosevelt Square. As a homeowner, I invested in this neighborhood for its low-rise…


Letter: Caution on your first residential real estate transaction

Dear Editor: One of the most overlooked aspects when purchasing a residential home for a primary residence or investment property is checking and double-checking the accuracy of claimed or unclaimed homestead tax exemptions. Here’s why…


Letter: End hunger, poverty and provide opportunity

Dear Editor: Advocacy organizations such as Bread for the World, Feeding America, and RESULTS are asking…


Letter: Advance medical cannabis program

I’m an Illinois nurse suffering from chronic pain, recently diagnosed with fibromyalgia. As a clinician and now patient, I’m urging Governor Rauner to advance the medical cannabis program so patients have access…