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Gov. Wolf aims to increase utility bills: Matthew Brouillette

Who doesn’t love price cuts? Paying less always feels like a win, whether it’s saving thousands on a home or pennies on a cup of coffee. Come July 1, residents and businesses across … more

Census citizenship question is discriminatory: Ceridwen Cherry

For the first time since 1950, the census will ask respondents whether they are U.S. citizens. It may seem innocuous, but the addition of the question — in essence, a door-to-door government … more

Do business executives make great political leaders? Maybe: John Dame and Jeffrey Gedmin

Someone recently asked us, “Do CEOs make great political leaders?” The reply? An emphatic “maybe.” The answer likely was not what they wanted to hear. We certainly have a good … more

Living forever isn’t what it’s cracked up to be: James Miller

The desire to live forever is often the attribute of a madman. At least, that’s how it’s portrayed in countless works of fiction. Think about every movie, play, novel and television … more

Tree planting such as what was done locally is key to health of bay: Harry Campbell

The Chesapeake Bay Foundation’s latest assessment of how bay states are doing when it comes to meeting pollution-reduction goals made news recently. Unfortunately, in Pennsylvania’s … more

Learning should be considered a lifelong endeavor: Susannah Gal

May and June are the times for graduations from high school or from college. This is a major milestone in one’s life that should be celebrated with parties and specially planned trips or … more

Newspapers dedicated to delivering real news, 24/7: Mark Cohen

Newspaper staffs across the commonwealth work tirelessly, day in and day out, to deliver fact-based news and information. It is the pledge of dedicated journalists, who are also fellow members of the … more

We must strengthen laws involving sexual predators: Tom Mehaffie

As precious members of our society, our children and grandchildren are the future of our country with the promise of a bright future. Unfortunately, there are adults within our population who … more

One Penn State student’s experience with Human Relations Commission: Kenneth W. Gatten III

Walking through the narrow, dark hallway, the two of us begin to think we may be alone. The floorboards, once finished and neat, are now cloudy gray and loose, bending and creaking under our … more

NFL’s new ‘anthem policy’ is pure hypocrisy: Jeffery Robinson

The NFL’s new “anthem policy” requires players to “respect” the flag and the national anthem or stay in the locker room until it is played. The NFL refers to this as a … more
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