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Our Opinion

Our opinion: Solar plan is step back for U.S.

In his bid to support increased adoption of solar energy across the country, President Joe Biden handed a victory to China that could hurt our own solar industry. Biden’s administration announced last week it will authorize the use of the Defense Production Act to accelerate domestic ...

Our opinion: Tax relief must not penalize hard work

Among measures the Associated Press reported that state lawmakers are considering for voter referendum and constitutional amendment is a perennial topic in Pennsylvania politics — property taxes levied by school districts. A number of proposals have been considered over the years, going ...

Our opinion: Smoking mad over school vaping

Smoking in the boys’ room is taking on a whole new meaning these days. We’re referring, of course, to the recent discussion between parents and Warren County School District officials about the increase in vaping and drug use in the school. Parents are upset that students are using vape ...

Our opinion: Good signs for hunting season

No further cases of chronic wasting disease have been found in Warren County since the first reported case more than a year ago. In the past year, 431 samples have been tested, and no additional positive test results reported. That’s good news for a county that derives a big economic ...

Our opinion: Looming crisis in the classrooms

Five Warren County School District teachers next year and one administrator will be using an emergency permit to do their jobs. That’s disturbing — but no more disturbing than the fact that the issue has been more prevalent in the district over the past few years. The district is ...

Our opinion: Denials in Medicare need probe

According to the Inspector General for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Medicare Advantage plans denied 13% of services requested and 18% of payments requested, during a one-week test in 2019. Responding to the report, representatives of companies such as Aetna and ...