Loading…
Friday, April 17, 2015
Current Weather
Loading Current Weather....
HomeOpinion
176 stories in section, viewing 1 through 10

Updated 14 hours ago
Ohio House’s bad plan

The Republican lawmakers who control the Ohio House routinely proclaim their fiscal conservatism. The 3,000-page budget bill that House GOP leaders disgorged this week suggests their definition of the term: Do the crowd-pleasing stuff now; kick the hard choices down the road. …

Updated 14 hours ago
Losing influence

Gov. John Kasich finally broke a long public silence on Ohio’s Medicaid expansion last week, declaring that he expects it to continue under the federal Affordable Care Act, without his again having to end-run the General Assembly. …

Published 23 hours ago
Neo-Nazis don’t deserve protection
Letters to the Editor
Why are we providing police protection and disrupting our town for neo-Nazis (“City seeks gun ban, restrictions for rally; Order would cover neo-Nazis, others,” April 16)? Take Back the Night marchers for the evening of the rally were refused a police presence because of the rally. …

4/16/2015 12:00 AM
Price check

Imagine you need to buy an expensive product, but you have no idea how much it’s going to cost — and the companies that sell it refuse to give you the price until you agree to buy it from them. …

4/16/2015 12:00 AM
Hunger strike ends

A monthlong hunger strike in the super-max cells of Ohio State Penitentiary has ended — at least for now — with prison officials reportedly agreeing to some of the demands of inmates who went without food since March 16. …

4/16/2015 12:00 AM
Let’s make Ohio the best place to do business, hire workers
BY JON HUSTED
We want Ohio to be the best state in the nation to start a new business. More businesses mean more jobs and a better life for the people of our state. …

4/16/2015 12:00 AM
Religious freedom, tolerance co-exist

In his April 2 op-ed column, “Our 1st freedom — religion — is still of 1st importance,” John G. Malcolm argues that “religious intolerance is rampant” in many parts of the world, and that America is following that trend. He also asserts that First Amendment religious freedom ought to trump all other constitutionally guaranteed freedoms, including civil rights …

4/16/2015 12:00 AM
Fracking on public land — not parks — OK

Your March 29 editorial “No fracking on public land” missed the mark about a recently passed House bill, which at its core is about respecting a landowner’s right to develop the natural resources on his or her land and streamlining the permitting process to do so. …

4/16/2015 12:00 AM
Ohio must rethink fossil-fuel investment

Ohio’s government isn’t going to give any meaningful help to the state or nation in trying to end our dependence on fossil fuels. Legislation that aids the fracking boom to extract oil and natural gas from shale deposits is just one instance of Ohio’s unwillingness to divest from fossil fuels and invest in clean energy sources. …

4/16/2015 12:00 AM
Insurers in good position to weigh dog risk

Although Ohio law is no longer breed-specific in definng vicious dogs, your April 9 editorial “Behavior, not breed” neglected to mention that municipalities across the state may impose such laws. …




Recommended for You