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Opinion

Public should have a say in death penalty

Editorials

Ohio Sen. Mike Rulli, R-Salem, is among legislators who are exploring elimination of Ohio’s death penalty. Ohio Senate Bill 103, which effectively would end Ohio’s death penalty, is generating critically important debate and discourse. The proposed end to capital punishment in Ohio comes ...

Must devote more effort to help teen mental health

Editorials

Though it seems as though every day we hear more and more agencies acknowledging the terrible toll taken by COVID-19 on mental health, particularly for our children, it took a while to get to the point of action to reverse the problem. According to the National Academy for State Health Policy, ...

Congress should question so many insurance denials

Editorials

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 ...

Congress should question so many insurance denials

Editorials

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 ...

Imagine this: still another govt. mess

Editorials

It has been more than two years since federal officials began calling for American-made personal protective equipment to help us combat the COVID-19 pandemic. Small businesses all over the country pivoted to answer the call … or tried, to, anyway. But the struggles they have faced since then ...

You can help postal carriers stamp out hunger Saturday

Editorials

“Fill a bag. Help feed families.” That’s what the National Association of Letter Carriers Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive has been doing since 1983. The 30th drive will be held Saturday. It is annually our country’s largest single-day food drive. According to that organization, past drives ...