Letters to the Editor

Senate Republicans deciding your future without your input | Letter

Senate Republicans deciding your future without your input | Letter

If you needed to buy a house, would you let your realtor (your representative in the deal) pick a house, make an offer and sign… Continue reading

  • Jun 28, 2017
Senate Republicans deciding your future without your input | Letter
Rep. Dave Reichert should represent liberals and conservatives | Letter

Rep. Dave Reichert should represent liberals and conservatives | Letter

An open letter to Dave Reichert: I recently received a fundraising plea from you that began with this message: “Now more than ever, we must… Continue reading

  • Jun 11, 2017
Rep. Dave Reichert should represent liberals and conservatives | Letter
Issaquah’s Front Street Market critics are shameful | Letter

Issaquah’s Front Street Market critics are shameful | Letter

In response to the Reporter’s article about the closing of Front Street Market, well, the boycott against Front Street Market certainly worked out for everyone,… Continue reading

  • Jun 9, 2017
Issaquah’s Front Street Market critics are shameful | Letter
Will Redmond take Sammamish back? | Letter

Will Redmond take Sammamish back? | Letter

Most of the people on the Sammamish City Council love spending other people’s money. They are very haughty and high and mighty at every meeting… Continue reading

  • Jun 8, 2017
Will Redmond take Sammamish back? | Letter
Thank you for bike donations | Letter

Thank you for bike donations | Letter

Thank you to Sammamish and the surrounding cities for supporting our 12th Annual African Bike Drive. Volunteers loaded 278 bikes, plus hundreds of parts into… Continue reading

  • Jun 5, 2017
Thank you for bike donations | Letter
Americans deserve to see President Trump’s tax returns | Letter

Americans deserve to see President Trump’s tax returns | Letter

I’m sure Rep. Dave Reichert agrees that whenever someone wishes to serve in public office, that person needs to be properly vetted. The whole Michael… Continue reading

  • May 22, 2017
Americans deserve to see President Trump’s tax returns | Letter
Sammamish should reconsider development regulations | Letter

Sammamish should reconsider development regulations | Letter

The city of Sammamish needs to rethink its residential development system. For the past five to 10 years, Sammamish has grown up a lot, especially… Continue reading

  • May 22, 2017
Sammamish should reconsider development regulations | Letter
Thank you, Johnson family | Letter

Thank you, Johnson family | Letter

Winterbrook Farm and its elk were recently at risk of being lost to a home development. As a board member of Eastside Audubon and member… Continue reading

  • May 18, 2017
Thank you, Johnson family | Letter
Reichert ‘squeaks’ during the final hour | Letter

Reichert ‘squeaks’ during the final hour | Letter

Congratulations Rep. Dave Reichert on voting against the American Health Care Act changes, but sorry I’m not going to cheer for you today, you just… Continue reading

  • May 13, 2017
Reichert ‘squeaks’ during the final hour | Letter
Average Americans’ tax returns are protected | Letter

Average Americans’ tax returns are protected | Letter

Congressman Dave Reichert stated that “all citizens’ tax returns are protected by law … the law clearly states tax returns shall be confidential” and “not… Continue reading

  • May 12, 2017
Average Americans’ tax returns are protected | Letter
Average Americans’ tax returns are protected | Letter

Average Americans’ tax returns are protected | Letter

Congressman Reichert stated that “all citizens’ tax returns are protected by law … the law clearly states tax returns shall be confidential” and “not following… Continue reading

  • May 7, 2017
Average Americans’ tax returns are protected | Letter
Release of Trump’s tax returns would answer our questions | Letter

Release of Trump’s tax returns would answer our questions | Letter

Congressman Reichert ought to know that no one can hide criminal activity behind the right of privacy. Make Trump’s tax returns public. It is public… Continue reading

  • May 7, 2017
Release of Trump’s tax returns would answer our questions | Letter
Where is our cop when we need him? part 2 | Letter

Where is our cop when we need him? part 2 | Letter

Congressman Dave Reichert recently submitted a letter to the editor regarding President Trump’s tax returns — reportedly in response to one I had submitted previously… Continue reading

  • May 7, 2017
Where is our cop when we need him? part 2 | Letter
Americans deserve to see Trump’s tax returns | Letter

Americans deserve to see Trump’s tax returns | Letter

I’m sure Mr. Reichert agrees that whenever someone wishes to serve in public office, that person needs to be properly vetted. The whole Michael Flynn… Continue reading

  • May 6, 2017
Americans deserve to see Trump’s tax returns | Letter
Show us Trump’s tax returns, Rep. Reichert | Letter

Show us Trump’s tax returns, Rep. Reichert | Letter

“The biggest tax cut and the largest tax reform in the history of our country,” so proclaimed Mnuchin about the tax proposal from the Trump… Continue reading

  • May 6, 2017
Show us Trump’s tax returns, Rep. Reichert | Letter
Tax reform proposal fails every time it’s been tried in the past | Letter

Tax reform proposal fails every time it’s been tried in the past | Letter

There are many reasons to be alarmed about Trump’s proposed budget and tax cuts, not the least of which is that it will leave many… Continue reading

  • May 6, 2017
Tax reform proposal fails every time it’s been tried in the past | Letter
Thanks for another great SAMMI Awards event | Letter

Thanks for another great SAMMI Awards event | Letter

I would like to give a huge shout out to the SAMMI Awards Foundation Board of Directors, volunteers, and award recipients over the past 15… Continue reading

  • May 6, 2017
Thanks for another great SAMMI Awards event | Letter
Will Reichert support a border wall as he did in 2006? | Letter

Will Reichert support a border wall as he did in 2006? | Letter

Congress is deliberating the President’s budget proposal which includes cuts to the departments of Agriculture, Education, and Transportation. The President’s budget proposal also asks $4.1… Continue reading

  • Apr 30, 2017
Will Reichert support a border wall as he did in 2006? | Letter
ST3 is disappointment to Issaquah, Sammamish | Letter

ST3 is disappointment to Issaquah, Sammamish | Letter

I think the people of Issaquah and Sammamish will be disappointed to realize that after paying so much money for ST3, they won’t have good… Continue reading

  • Apr 30, 2017
ST3 is disappointment to Issaquah, Sammamish | Letter
Keeping the wool over our eyes | Letter

Keeping the wool over our eyes | Letter

Representative Reichert has voted three times to keep the Republican President’s taxes secret, putting party over national security, and failing to represent his constituents. Eighty… Continue reading

  • Apr 29, 2017
Keeping the wool over our eyes | Letter