Without enough doctors, medical pot will fall flat
The stress test continues for Pennsylvania’s fledgling medical marijuana program, which has struggled so far this year with a shortage of product.
3/16/2018 Our Opinion 0 comments
Students finding their voices is a very good thing
For 17 minutes on Wednesday, students across America and southwestern Pennsylvania did many different things to mark the one month anniversary of the school shooting in Parkland, Fla.
3/15/2018 Our Opinion 0 comments
Gubernatorial candidates should release tax returns
It’s Sunshine Week in Pennsylvania: the week during which newspapers and news media organizations across the state remind everyone that public information — and the public’s right...
3/14/2018 Our Opinion 0 comments
Is ethics reform finally going to get done in Pa.?
If Pennsylvania’s mid-term election cycle wasn’t already topsy-turvy enough. Gov.
3/13/2018 Our Opinion 0 comments
After a record-setting and deadly year, 2018 starts well
If like many — if not most — Butler County residents, you expected 2018 to continue last year’s heartbreaking wave of opioid overdose deaths, the first two months of the year have...
3/10/2018 Our Opinion 0 comments
SRU’s anti-hazing task force strikes the right opening note
Last week’s announcement that Slippery Rock University was launching an anti-hazing task force might not have made the front page.
3/8/2018 Our Opinion 0 comments
South Butler impasse is a symptom of a larger problem
Four years is a long time to work without a contract. Unless you’re a teacher in Pennsylvania. Then it’s not very surprising at all.
3/7/2018 Our Opinion 0 comments
Pa.’s struggle with real transparency continues
A decade after Pennsylvania enacted sweeping changes meant to bolster government transparency and the public’s right to know, we are continually reminded that many government agencies still...