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A way to fight drugs — make it less profitable to traffic opioids: John Cassara, Nathan Proctor

The president will now declare what many of us experience first hand, that the opioid epidemic is a national emergency. Frankly, with as many as 59,000 deaths in 2016, there doesn’t seem to … more

States shouldn’t bail out nuclear power plants: David Williams

  More than half of America’s nuclear power plants face a financial crisis. Collectively, these plants lose nearly $3 billion a year. They haven’t been able to compete with power … more

Quality research key part of medicinal cannabis use: Mike Folmer

Quality research was an important goal of mine when I was advocating to bring medical cannabis to Pennsylvania. That’s why I was especially pleased — and strongly supported — an … more

Mr. President, drain the swamp of its corruption: Paul Heise

“Drain the Swamp,” along with “Build the Wall” and “Lock Her Up,” were and still are the battle cry of the Donald Trump political rallies.  Use of the … more

It’s time to get government out of the liquor business: Nathan Benefield

Have your trips to the liquor store been leaving your wallet a little lighter? That’s because the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board, the agency behind our state-run liquor system, recently … more

Being girls-only is a key part of what makes Girl Scouts a success: Ellen Kyzer

If I could name only one thing that girls learn when they’re involved with Girl Scouts, it’s that they become capable of tackling pretty much anything. From building robotic hands to … more

Londonderry Township seeks best outcome for all residents: Ron Kopp

As Londonderry Township supervisors, we work hard for our residents to provide critical, mandated services, while setting taxes at the lowest rate possible.  We do this by taking a creative … more

President Trump, don’t confuse obvious facts and opinions: Paul Heise

President Donald Trump says that: “I think one of the greatest of all terms I have come up with is ‘fake.’ ” Is that a confession or a boast? In either event, I love the … more

Recreation, park services are essential: Tim Herd

Roald Dahl, the celebrated author, wrote a delightfully disgusting story for children about a wretched, extra-specially horrible couple named Mr. and Mrs. Twit. Not only are they dirty, ugly and … more

Reforming government often is a long process: Mike Folmer

During the latter part of the debate on medical cannabis, Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman took charge, saying: “This issue is too big, it’s too important, and too many people are … more
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