Opinion

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Published on March 27, 2015 - Page 6
President Obama’s domestic agenda, which he announced in his State of the Union address, has a lot to like: health care, maternity leave, affordable...
Published on March 27, 2015 - Page 6
Tom Wolf came to office promising to be an “unconventional governor.” He even got off to a good start; his first day in office, he signed an...
Published on March 26, 2015 - Page 25
For 16 years, I have been privileged to serve as the Executive Director of the American Red Cross in Columbia and Montour counties. On Friday, March...
Published on March 26, 2015 - Page 25
The Mifflin Township Zoning Hearing Board erred when it withheld its approval of a new housing development proposed for Mifflinville. That’s how it...
Published on March 26, 2015 - Page 25
It’s starting to look like Gov. Tom Wolf did the right thing when he went outside the ranks of the Pennsylvania state troopers in picking someone to...
Published on March 26, 2015 - Page 25
Gov. Tom Wolf’s first executive order banned gifts for executive branch employees in order to eliminate conflicts of interest between those in power...
Published on March 26, 2015 - Page 25
Successive state administrations and state legislators eagerly have embraced the natural gas industry while contending that the government has well-...
Published on March 25, 2015 - Page 11
I am an unreal woman, evidently. A fake, a fraud, an alien-woman of sorts. At least that’s what I keep hearing and reading. Because evidently, real...
Published on March 25, 2015 - Page 11
We have immigration laws in this country for two basic reasons: to preserve American jobs and to protect national security. President Barack Obama’s...
Published on March 25, 2015 - Page 11
The law could do more to protect some people from their own bad judgment. Still, it can do only so much. Consider the women who have been beaten up...
Published on March 25, 2015 - Page 11
Looking at so many spectacular crude oil train explosions, including recent conflagrations in West Virginia and Illinois, Pennsylvanians have good...
Published on March 24, 2015 - Page 16
and Michael L. Young Governors propose and legislatures dispose. That particular political adage could be one that Tom Wolf, the Democratic...
Published on March 24, 2015 - Page 16
Families who suddenly find themselves in need of a nursing home for a loved one can now consult a new, stricter set of ratings. The federal...
Published on March 24, 2015 - Page 16
Why now all the concern? So we are just now learning which and how high the taxes Tom Wolf promised are going to increase the drain on Pennsylvania...
Published on March 24, 2015 - Page 16
Pennsylvania requires practitioners of a wide variety of professions to hold licenses. The list includes accountants, barbers, real estate appraisers...
Published on March 24, 2015 - Page 16
“Like so many women I was able to achieve both my professional and personal goals because of my education. My education is the starting point for...
Published on March 23, 2015 - Page 6
Medical tourism is big business worldwide; it’s estimated that 1 to 2 million people travel abroad for services ranging from cancer treatment to...
Published on March 23, 2015 - Page 6
THORN: A newspaper can be a textbook for life; just this month, we’ve published two front-page stories that ought to be required reading for every...
Published on March 23, 2015 - Page 6
“I think it’s fair to say that the American people are quite fond of the royal family. They like them better than they like their own politicians.”...
Published on March 22, 2015 - Page 29
ROSE: We’ve published some awe-inspiring stories over the years, but few to rival reporter John-Erik Koslosky’s account Thursday of 22-month-old...

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