Ormet Power Rates Critical
July 23, 2014 Half the equation the Ormet Corp.’s new owner needs to solve to get the Hannibal aluminum plant back in operation appears to be in place. Aluminum prices are on the upswing. more »»
Environment Not Always a Concern
July 23, 2014 When news contains complaints from corporate entities that government restrictions on their activities are not based in scientific fact, are unnecessarily expensive, could force companies to stop... more »»
A Second Look At Metro Gov’t.
July 21, 2014 It’s been nearly six years since talk of “metro government” stalled in Ohio County, but given the proposed cuts in Wheeling to help what has become an uncertain financial future, the time may be rip... more »»
Ensure Schools Help All Students
July 20, 2014 West Virginia’s new state superintendent of schools, Michael Martirano, has set lofty goals to improve students’ academic performance. He will have to add one to the list. more »»
Lure More Job Creators to W.Va.
July 19, 2014 West Virginia has one of the lowest labor force participation rates in the nation, meaning that the percentage of state residents who work for a living or are seeking jobs is worse than in most... more »»
Wind Farm Gets License to Kill
July 18, 2014 It is illegal to kill certain endangered animals, including golden eagles. If you get caught doing so, even accidentally, the federal government will punish you with stiff fines. more »»
Obama Cronies Protect Each Other
July 18, 2014 No reasonable person can doubt some Internal Revenue Service officials abused their power in harassing conservative organizations. But it is unlikely anything ever will be done to punish the. more »»
Judges Should Rein In the EPA
July 18, 2014 Environmental Protection Agency officials are well on their way to success in an unprecedented grab for power over air pollution laws. more »»