Continue Funding Cancer Research

Letters to the Editor

Editor, News-Register: As the country continues to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s crucial lawmakers and the public remember research into other diseases beyond COVID must continue. That’s why I recently took part in a virtual event where I met with Senators Shelley Capito and Joe ...

Justice Needs To Be Leader for W.Va.

Letters to the Editor

Editor, News-Register: As the state (suffers from COVID-19), Gov. Justice will wave around millions of dollars worth of giveaways to entice people to get their shots. This money could and should be used for what it was intended to be used for, COVID-19 relief! Help people with lost income ...

Justice Needs to Show Leadership


One day, Gov. Jim Justice tells West Virginians that private businesses should be allowed to make their own decisions when it comes to mandating COVID-19 vaccines for employees. The next, he’s introducing legislation that calls for government involvement with businesses that choose to ...

Battling Human Trafficking


For three years now, Ohio law enforcement agencies have teamed up to conduct human trafficking stings. But this year’s effort turned out to be the largest in state history. State Attorney General Dave Yost said 51 potential human trafficking victims were helped, and 161 men were arrested. ...

End Duplication In Government


King Bureaucracy is rather fond of itself; and elected officials don’t normally have the courage to confront it once they have forgotten for whom they work. Still, West Virginia lawmakers could not have gotten a clearer sign that they should eliminate some of the waste in state government by ...

Saving Historic Buildings


Most communities have their share of historic buildings that have seen better days. Too often, the significance of some of these structures is not touted until the wrecking ball is on its way. Meanwhile, for the safety of residents and for the sake of clearing out irreparable blight, ...