• Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

    Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ June 11 The Wall Street Journal on Democratic state Attorneys General suing to block T-Mobile's merger with Sprint: Ten Democratic state Attorneys General on Tuesday sued to block T-Mobile's merger with Sprint, and the timing was no coincidence. The

  • Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

    Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ May 29 The Kansas City Star on the possible closure of Missouri's only remaining abortion clinic Missouri's only remaining abortion clinic may close Friday - the result of a relentless and unconstitutional campaign against women that's been led by

  • EDITORIAL

    It seems incredible, but the World Health Organization reports that on average, one million people are diagnosed with sexually transmitted infections every day around the world.

  • Editorial Roundup: Recent editorials in Arkansas newspapers

    Here are excerpts from recent editorials in Arkansas newspapers: Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. May 28, 2019. The U.S. World War One Centennial Commission A segment of the National World War I Memorial sculpture. More than 100 years after hostilities ended, the work to build a meaningful national monument in memory of

  • Montana Editorial Roundup

    Billings Gazette, June 12, on Secretary of State Corey Stapleton's challenge of a Gov. Steve Bullock veto: In his latest political stunt, Secretary of State Corey Stapleton has attempted to usurp the constitutional authority of both the governor and the Legislature. The Legislature passed House Bill 132 changing the definition

  • Editorials from around Oregon

    Selected editorials from Oregon newspapers: ___ Mail Tribune, June 11, on Public Employee Retirement System reform: The Democratic-controlled Legislature finally stood up to the public employee unions, and the unions are furious. They shouldn't be. Lawmakers last week passed Senate Bill 1049, a package of reforms to the under-funded Public

  • Louisiana editorial roundup

    Recent editorials from Louisiana newspapers: June 11 The Times-Picayune on gambling: More than 25 years after contorting themselves to legalize casinos and video poker under a state Constitution that commanded "Gambling shall be defined by and suppressed by the legislature," the topic still seems to tie lawmakers into knots. The

  • Editorials from around Ohio

    Recent editorials of statewide and national interest from Ohio newspapers: The Toledo Blade, June 10 Michigan sheriffs have a program in place to tell parents, by text or email, when their children under age 21 are pulled over in a traffic stop by the police. It's a novel idea that

  • Editorials from around Pennsylvania

    Editorials from around Pennsylvania: BUDGET OFFERS OPPORTUNITY The Citizens' Voice, June 4 With the new state fiscal year looming July 1, the Legislature has begun serious deliberations on the budget. Gov. Tom Wolf proposed a $34.15 billion budget in February, about $927.3 million, or 2.75% greater than the current budget,

  • Alabama editorial roundup

    Recent editorials from Alabama newspapers: June 4 The Dothan Eagle on having a surplus: Dothan officials have a fiscal problem. There is far more money coming in than anticipated, creating a growing surplus. That's a good problem to have, particularly when so many governmental operations are struggling with a dearth

  • Georgia editorial roundup

    Recent editorials from Georgia newspapers: June 3 The Augusta Chronicle on the future of solar in Georgia: We're not too old to recall when teachers reprimanded pupils for gazing out classroom windows during instructional time. Teachers probably still do that. But now, at one of Richmond County's newest schools, pupils

  • Editorials from around Ohio

    Recent editorials of statewide and national interest from Ohio newspapers: The Canton Repository, June 2 Over the several days leading up to Wednesday's vote on House Bill 6, state Rep. Thomas West found himself in the same position as this Editorial Board, trying to understand complex legislation that seemingly was