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Published 18 hours ago
Rover pipeline will bring growth to Ohio

It would be difficult to find a state or community that is not looking for increased economic growth and job creation. Although Ohio has made progress since the economic downturn at the end of the past decade, there’s plenty of room for additional recovery and expansion. …

Published 18 hours ago
Ohio renewable energy standards a must

By saying 29,000 jobs will be lost with renewable energy mandates, climate-change naysayers are shocking the public (“Study: Clean energy rules hurt economy; Report compares states, says 29,000 jobs at stake,” July 21). Yet such reports fail to mention the incredible economic gains that can be realized with such standards. Ohio has 89,000 green jobs,…

Published 18 hours ago
Republicans have a history of being wrong

It’s no surprise that many leading Republicans are against the multilateral treaty with Iran to deter its nuclear ambitions (“Kerry defends President’s deal with Iran to congressional critics,” July 24). Before believing those dire predictions of why this treaty is so dangerous, those detractors should look back at other fateful predictions by many people in the GOP. …

Published 18 hours ago
Obama in Africa

President Obama’s special relationship with Africa — his father was Kenyan — enabled him to tell African leaders some plain truths during his recent visit to the continent. …

Published 18 hours ago
Voting by mail

Oregon consistently has the highest voter turnout rate of any state. Its elections cost taxpayers millions of dollars less than they used to. The reason is simple: Oregon has had voting by mail since 1998. Michigan should consider a similar system. …

Published 18 hours ago
OC profiting despite its history
Letters to the Editor
Your July 23 headline “Owens Corning’s profits soar 333%” should’ve read: “Owens Corning profits soar on the backs of asbestos victims.” After hiding behind Chapter 11 and paying executives golden salaries, Owens Corning has been saved to sponsor another golf tournament for another day. …

Published 18 hours ago
Keep the ‘Cadillac tax’

The Affordable Care Act has helped 20 million Americans gain access to health care, while controlling the growth of medical costs. Yet its opponents in Congress have unsuccessfully voted dozens of times to repeal the law, and others have tried to dismantle it by bringing cases before the U.S. Supreme Court, because of their ideological and partisan vendetta against …

Published 18 hours ago
GOP has a Donald Trump problem
BY DAVID SHRIBMAN PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE EXECUTIVE EDITOR
Republicans have a Donald Trump problem, and it is worse than they think. …

8/3/2015 12:00 AM
Open to debate

OHIO is likely to have a seriously contested Democratic primary for U.S. Senate next year, despite the efforts of state party leaders and their endorsed candidate, former Gov. Ted Strickland, to ignore or obstruct the credible campaign of Cincinnati City Councilman P.G. Sittenfeld. Rather than working to squelch this competition, the party should embrace the opportunities it offers …

8/3/2015 12:00 AM
Israel worries unnecessarily over Iran deal
BY S. AMJAD HUSSAIN BLADE COLUMNIST
Now that the nuclear deal with Iran has been negotiated, Congress is determined to scuttle the agreement. Sometimes Congress acts as if it is an extension of the Knesset, the Israeli parliament. …




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