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Get Voter Signups Into 21st Century

February 22, 2015 One reason some Ohioans do not register to vote is that the state’s process is straight out of the 19th century. more »»

Improving Bill On Education

February 21, 2015 One strategy for killing legislation is to amend it to deat. more »»

Full Board Should Vote on Beallsville

February 21, 2015 Residents of the Beallsville area were left uncertain about the future of their high school last week, after a meeting that was supposed to have settled the matter. more »»

Obama Wrong About Terrorists

February 20, 2015 Jobs for Jihadists? Will that be President Barack Obama’s new strategy for battling Islamic terrorists? It is a real possibility, in view of Obama’s thinking. more »»

Deal Cynically With Gambling Interests

February 20, 2015 Much as they lure gamblers with visions of jackpots, casino interests talked Ohio voters into legalizing table gambling a few years ago with projections of big money for local and state government. more »»

Ensuring Real Justice Is Done

February 20, 2015 Republican leaders in the West Virginia Legislature have an ambitious, sweeping agenda. But in one effort at tort reform, they clearly tried to go too far this week. more »»

Making Friends While Saving Lives

February 20, 2015 President Barack Obama has made it clear he believes the route to peace in our time leads through a campaign of making people in other nations like Americans. more »»

Public Perception Of Court Critical

February 19, 2015 Judges should not allow public opinion to influence their decisions on the merits of cases they hear. Facts, the law and limits of state and federal constitutions should be their guides. more »»

Make Delinquent Account Changes

February 19, 2015 Chances are members of Steubenville City Council did not need a state performance audit to tell them municipal funds are going down the drain because not enough attention has been given to... more »»

Prevent Deadly Railroad Disaster

February 19, 2015 Railroad tracks run through many Ohio Valley communities, often in close proximity to homes. more »»

Jeb Bush Views On Spending Important

February 19, 2015 In what clearly was a presidential campaign speech, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush missed a very big point on Wednesday. His speech was on his views on foreign affairs. more »»

Not Interested In Impact Here

February 18, 2015 Now we know why Environmental Protection Agencies avoided West Virginia and other coal states during their “listening tour” and public hearings on proposed new rules that would devastate the coal... more »»

Safeguard Your Family From Fire

February 18, 2015 Eight area residents, including three young children, have died in house fires this winter. The most recent was a man killed in a Monday fire in Martins Ferry. more »»

States Dictated To on Education

February 18, 2015 An excellent example of why the federal government should not be permitted to dictate education policy is being provided right here in West Virginia. U.S. more »»

Military Personnel Are Top Priority

February 18, 2015 When U.S. troops invaded Iraq in 2003, they went in with the most sophisticated technology available. Helicopters, jet fighters, tanks, “smart” bombs, etc. more »»

Expedite Case Over Bridge

February 17, 2015 Lee Chaklos will not be tearing down anything for the next month — certainly not the Bellaire Bridge. more »»

Ensuring Young Riders Are Safe

February 17, 2015 Legislation introduced in Ohio would make it a primary offense for children under age 15 to be in a vehicle without a car seat, booster seat or seat belt. more »»

Don’t Act With Imprudent Haste

February 17, 2015 West Virginia legislators were right to act swiftly last winter, after a chemical spill into the Elk River at Charleston tainted water supplies on which about 300,000 people rely. more »»

Terrorists’ Spread A Warning Sign

February 17, 2015 Neither Iraq nor Syria was the site of Islamic State terrorists’ most recent atrocity. It was in Libya that they kidnapped and beheaded nearly two dozen Egyptian Christians. more »»

Rethink School Funding Cut

February 16, 2015 Switzerland of Ohio Board of Education members will have to make an exceedingly difficult decision soon — whether to close Beallsville High School. more »»

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