Times-Republicanhttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/category.detail/nav/5007/Our Viewen-usFri, 29 Apr 2016 08:11:37 EDTFri, 29 Apr 2016 08:11:37 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssGood news for Iowa beef producershttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/600171.htmlSelling American agricultural products internationally makes an important contribution to our nation's economy. It's also hugely significant for the Hawkeye State.Mon, 4 Apr 2016 00:00:00 EDTIt's time for spring and farminghttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/599915.htmlAgriculture is at the very heart of life in the Hawkeye State and especially so as spring unfolds. The renewal of the earth is also a time when the pace quickens on Iowa's 87,500 farms.Mon, 28 Mar 2016 00:00:00 EDTSunshine Week: Government openness is vital to democracy's functioninghttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/599573.htmlDemocracy functions best when the public has access to detailed information about what government officials do and why they do it. Iowa and most other states have what are called "sunshine" law.Sat, 19 Mar 2016 00:00:00 EDTSodders works hard for ushttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/594888.htmlWith all the recent frustration at the Iowa State Capitol, it is nice to know that our state Sen. Steve Sodders, is still fighting for our best interest. As a deputy sheriff and a state senator, Steve Sodders embodies the role of a public servant.Tue, 17 Nov 2015 00:00:00 EDTWetlands funding deserves praisehttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/594887.htmlOne of the keys to keeping our natural environment healthy is making certain that water resources are appropriately protected. The U.S.Tue, 17 Nov 2015 00:00:00 EDT