I am a resident of the area in which the John Lewis Coffee Shop (JLCS) is planning on building a low-income housing development (12th and Myrtle) in Davenport. The development plan was made without contacting the neighbors in the area, and the organization is planning on moving forward despite neighbor opposition.
Is Davenport Alderman Ray Ambrose expecting to be re-elected over the dead bodies of our pets? It’s hard to believe that such a seasoned politician is serious about arming Davenport citizens against the perceived threat of mammalian anarchy.
The Iowa state legislature should be applauded for undertaking the ambitious task of overhauling Iowa’s property-tax system. Few will disagree that the change is needed. Unfortunately the outcome of the proposed legislation needs considerably more discussion from all corners of the state.
I am appalled at the lack of community participation in the Nuclear Regulatory Commission’s proceedings for the re-licensing of the Cordova Nuclear Power Plant. This is an issue that affects everyone living in the Quad Cities and surrounding areas.
The big business of asbestos litigation is encroaching upon the livelihood of Iowa’s small businesses.
Small companies with as few as 20 employees are finding themselves mired in this unending legal morass.