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Keep Child Killer in Prison

July 15, 2015 John Fulkerson Jr. may be a much diferent man than he was a third of a century ago. He may not be a threat to anyone now. But taking his word for that is not a risk Ohio authorities should take. more »»

Taking Personal Responsibility

July 15, 2015 Matthew Belardine thumbed his nose at both the court system and the concept of personal responsibility earlier this month when he violated conditions of his probation. more »»

Safeguarding World Peace

July 14, 2015 Among the proudest, most important traditions in Congress is that when the issue is peace or war, lawmakers put partisan considerations aside for the good of the natio. more »»

Our Fiscal Policy Unsustainable, Too

July 14, 2015 No doubt many Greeks are upset with their prime minister this week, after he agreed to tax increases and entitlement cuts needed to keep the country’s economy from going belly-up. more »»

Protect Coal Mine Retirees

July 13, 2015 Tens of thousands of retired coal miners in West Virginia and Ohio rely on a pension program perilously near to insolvency. Fortunately, there is a way to save it, if only temporaril. more »»

Enforce Existing Limits on Firearms

July 13, 2015 Gun control advocates — many of whom really wish they could outlaw any ownership of firearms by individuals — constantly claim new limits are needed to save lives. more »»

Looking at All Funding Options

July 12, 2015 Voters like politicians who claim they have found easy, simple solutions to complex predicaments. Even better is when they insist someone other than their constituents will pay the tab. more »»

Wins in Classroom Are Important, Too

July 12, 2015 Too often it seems the attitude about public schools in West Virginia is that winning is everything — at least in athletics. more »»

Don’t Make GEDs Unaffordable in Ohio

July 12, 2015 Sometimes it seems as if government does all it can to increase dependence on it rather than to encourage people to improve themselves. more »»

Giving Some Money Back

July 11, 2015 Wheeling officials were surprised pleasantly this week, when City Manager Robert Herron reported municipal government ended the fiscal year on June 30 with about $1.4 million in the bank. more »»

Capito Off to Good Start in U.S. Senate

July 11, 2015 When West Virginia voters elected then-U.S. Rep. more »»

Drug Courts Tough, Helpful

July 10, 2015 Some people accepted into Belmont County’s drug court program may think they have dodged justice for their crimes. They are disabused of that notion quickly and sometimes permanently. more »»

Making Education Funding ‘Portable’

July 10, 2015 Federal funding to help low-income children in public schools does not necessarily aid all of them. Under Title I, the biggest such initiative at about $14. more »»

Let States Help On Data Security

July 10, 2015 Giving the federal government sole authority to protect Americans against identity theft and other breaches of confidential information sounds something like putting the rooster in charge of the... more »»

Changing Education Policy Imperative

July 10, 2015 Insanity is defined as trying the same thing over and over again, even though it fails, and expecting different results the next time. U.S. Reps. David McKinley, R-W.Va. more »»

Don’t Stall On Charter Schools

July 9, 2015 Ohio lawmakers did little to refute criticism from those who view the Buckeye State’s regulation of charter schools as a bit of a joke when House of Representatives members simply headed home and... more »»

O’Malley Barely Dents College Cost

July 9, 2015 Former Maryland Gov. more »»

‘Hellhole’ Label Still a Hindrance

July 9, 2015 West Virginia lawmakers made strides this year in addressing the climate that has led national publications to label the state a “judicial hellhole.” The road ahead is still a long one, however. more »»

Senate Has Duty On Deal With Iran

July 9, 2015 Presidents traditionally have enjoyed latitude in their handling of foreign affairs — but the Constitution places the responsibility for critical issues squarely on Congress. more »»

Stop Predators In Our Schools

July 8, 2015 When police arrested a Boone County, W.Va. more »»

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