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Editorials

Accurate Broadband Maps Are Essential

Internet service providers are challenged by West Virginia — that is no surprise. What might come as a surprise, then, is the Federal Communications Commission maps that reply on self-reported data from those same providers that falsely claim much larger areas of the state have internet ...

Landing the Right Judge

Wheeling Water Pollution control employee Mike Chiazza deserves a pat on the back for his efforts to attract attention to the agency’s new logo contest. Along with getting local youngsters involved in the process, he’s landed a judge with credentials of the highest degree when it comes to ...

Pandemic Creating Dependent States

Lest we believe even the most conservative among us has not become quietly dependent on the federal government, here in West Virginia, state Speaker of the House Roger Hanshaw, R-Clay, gave an important reminder earlier this week. “Without us authorizing the use of those funds, the money ...

Ohio State Getting It Done

Federal dollars are the lifeblood of academic research institutions, and when it comes to the field of medicine, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services uses its National Institutes of Health to send grants and other funding to institutions of higher learning where great discoveries ...

Manchin Concerns On Inflation Proving True

It’s only been a few weeks back that Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., expressed these concerns over inflation and Democrats’ desire to spend trillions to fund new social programs: “An overheating economy has imposed a costly ‘inflation tax’ on every middle- and working-class American. At ...