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Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Lena L. Ward

Letters to the Editor

Lena L. Ward writes to say that Mississippi lawmakers need to stay away from making changes to the public employees’ retirement system (PERS) in Mississippi and concentrate on creating more jobs within the state. (January 21, 2013, Page 4)

Letters to the Editor

Lena L. Ward writes to say that there are lots of questions still unanswered when it comes to implementing and paying for the Voter ID law recently passed in Mississippi. (June 6, 2012, Page 4A)

Letters to the Editor

Lena L. Ward writes to take issue with two measures in the Mississippi Legislature – taking power away from Attorney General Jim Hood and allowing charter schools in the public school system. (February 23, 2012, Page 4)

Letters to the Editor

Lena L. Ward writes to comment on the three initiatives Mississippi voters will see on the ballot next week, Dr. Doug Sanford writes to ask “if not at conception, then when?” and Martha Howorth writes to say that Proposition 26 is not a simple issue in a world that is not the best of worlds. (November 4, 2011, Page 4A)

Letters to the Editor

Lena Ward writes to note that the recent government mandate about caring for the mentally ill only served to pass the problem down the line, while Diane Marting writes to say that a spending bill passed recently is an all-out attack on our environment and natural resources. (July 15, 2011, Page 4A)

Letters to the Editor

Phyllis Campbell writes to say that she’s a “concerned citizen” and to point out that not all “concerned citizens” have the same feelings about a possible site for the new hospital, while Lena L. Ward writes to urge citizens to let their representatives know their priorities for funding different programs. (March 17, 2011, Page 4)

Letters to the Editor

Lena L. Ward writes to ask what she says appears to be the question of the day –  ”What’s race got to do with it?” – while wondering if people are worried more about President Obama’s success or their own personal well-being. (September 15, 2010, Page 4)

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