#MeToo’s national sweep takes broom to Harrisburg
#MeToo is making waves in Harrisburg. Women who work at the state Capitol have told women in positions of political power that sexual harassment and maybe even assault happen there.
12/14/2017 Our Opinion 0 comments
More secrets: IG’s report on Stack should be public
Gov. Tom Wolf on Tuesday made a serious misstep when he announced that the final report on the behavior of Lt. Gov. Mike Stack and his wife, Tonya, would not be made public.
12/13/2017 Our Opinion 0 comments
Summit happily reopens, but what have we learned?
The crisis appears over at Summit Township Elementary School, where lead and other contaminants in the water forced a shutdown of the school 11 months ago and the relocation of its pupils and faculty...
12/12/2017 Our Opinion 0 comments
Preventative maintenance: creek restoration well timed
It was just last week that we handed out plaudits for the revival of Connoquenessing Creek in Butler County.
12/11/2017 Our Opinion 0 comments
Musical instruments help to unlock academic genius
With the possible exception of King Solomon, Albert Einstein is considered the most famous smart guy of all time.
12/9/2017 Our Opinion 0 comments
Raising a glass: Pa.’s alcohol sales reforms are working
Yes, Virginia: Convenience matters.
12/8/2017 Our Opinion 0 comments
A bad pension payout that’s stranger than fiction
It’s no secret that Pennsylvania’s pension system is in dire need of reform. But those calls for change usually revolve around the system’s burgeoning, unfunded liabilities.
12/7/2017 Our Opinion 0 comments
SRU’s Troops to Teachers turns problems into assets
Here’s what a good public servant should strive to do: Turn liabilities into assets. Empower people to take charge and improve their own lives.
12/5/2017 Our Opinion 0 comments
Reform the Congressional Accountability Act now
With the laughably-named Congressional Accountability Act revealed in recent weeks to be nothing short of a scheme designed to keep victims silent and protect the bad behavior of already-powerful...
12/4/2017 Our Opinion 0 comments
Wolf makes a flimsy case for severance tax on gas
A new commercial is airing in recent days. An apparent prelude to Gov.