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No surprise: VA concludes it was not responsible for deaths

September 15, 2014 It will come as no surprise to those who watch the government closely that the Department of Veterans Affairs has concluded it was not responsible for the deaths of veterans kept waiting for care at... more »»

Pump price validates Corbett’s highway bill funding plan

September 14, 2014 In November, Gov. Tom Corbett signed a $2.3 billion transportation bill meant to answer Pennsylvania's highway and bridge needs for the next generatio. more »»

Protecting Constitution should not be a partisan issue

September 13, 2014 Our nation’s founders disagreed on a multitude of issues about how to govern the United States. But on one thing they put their partisanship aside for the good of future Americans. more »»

Pension obligations cut deeply into city budget flexibility

September 12, 2014 When the City of Williamsport’s leaders get down to serious budget talk a couple months from now, there may be visionary ideas and a variety of imaginative proposals thrown out for taxpayers to... more »»

Foundation gives three city projects big funding boost

September 11, 2014 There are a lot of hopes for the Trade and Transit Centre II at West Third and Laurel streets and related developments in that area. more »»

Embattled NCAA, pushed by Mitchell, lifts PSU sanctions

September 10, 2014 Consider the cloud officially lifted from the Penn State University football program. more »»

Poll results conflict with state's reality of past four years

September 9, 2014 Labor Day has passed, so it's time for Pennsylvania to seriously examine issues and candidates for the November election, which includes a decision on governo. more »»

Some in Congress more in touch with ISIS threat than president

September 8, 2014 Comments by members of Congress familiar with the threat of terrorism should set off alarm bells in the heads of thoughtful Americans. more »»

Some in Congress more in touch with ISIS threat than president

September 8, 2014 Comments by members of Congress familiar with the threat of terrorism should set off alarm bells in the heads of thoughtful Americans. more »»

Levee certification an irritating city bill that must be paid

September 7, 2014 The latest estimate for the city's costs to get its flood protection levee system certified by the Federal Emergency Management Agency is $395,000. City officials are not happy. Mayor Gabriel J. more »»

Oil revenues make ISIS more dangerous than al-Qaida was

September 6, 2014 Islamic State terrorists are a greater threat than al-Qaida ever was. That is because they possess several advantages al-Qaida never enjoyed. more »»

Indiana, Michigan show Right-to-Work state law overdue

September 5, 2014 By now, the talking points are familiar regarding Right to Work legislation. more »»

Proposal to pay city police recruit costs worth pursuing

September 4, 2014 Like most cities, Williamsport is challenged not only to pay for an adequate number of police officers, but also to find and attract replacements quickly when vacancies occur. more »»

State highway bill turning more wishes into working reality

September 3, 2014 The state has a 12-year transportation program and it is mirrored by similar plans on the county level. more »»

World needs to see Hamas for what it is in Mideast conflict

September 2, 2014 Negotiators from Israel and the Hamas terrorist group that controls Gaza met under Egyptian sponsorship this week, in an attempt to end fighting between the two. more »»

On this Labor Day, we hope for rebirth of proper work ethic

September 1, 2014 What do you do? Translated, that means what is your life’s labor that helps you make a living? On this Labor Day, it is worth remembering how quickly in a get-acquainted conversation the question... more »»

The Route 220 dilemma getting closer to solution

August 31, 2014 The final report on Route 220 changes geared to making the stretch of highway west of Williamsport safer is due from the designers by the end of the yea. more »»

‘Inspectors’ of the administration deserve more support from Congress

August 30, 2014 Perhaps the best friends Americans have in government are the inspectors general who act as watchdogs to root out waste and sometimes, crime by politicians and bureaucrats. more »»

Corbett’s score on education belies the scare tactics

August 29, 2014 Following is a factual sequence designed to tell you why you should do more than listen to slickly delivered television ads before voting in this year’s Pennsylvania governor’s race. more »»

Ferguson: A tragic loss balloons into an unneeded confrontation

August 28, 2014 None of us knows what really happened Aug. 9 in Ferguson, Mo. The available facts are that Michael Brown, unarmed, robbed a convenience store. more »»

 
 
 

 

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