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  • Floridians deserve better than Senate's Medicaid expansion

    Floridians deserve better than Senate's Medicaid expansion
    Our friends, neighbors and constituents want and deserve a Florida that is a great place to work, raise a family and retire. They know the best way to a strong Florida isn't laden with Washington mandates; it's by working with strong leaders back at home....
  • The two-front war on heroin

    The two-front war on heroin
    The most encouraging words spoken at the recent Baltimore Summit on Maryland's heroin problem were made by the person charged with leading the state's pushback on this evil drug and the terrible consequences it bestows on the community, the family and the...
  • Homeboy's $15/hour question: What about jobs for the unemployable?

    Homeboy's $15/hour question: What about jobs for the unemployable?
    What does the City Council hope to accomplish by raising the minimum wage in Los Angeles? The obvious answer is something along the lines of, "To lift full-time workers out of poverty." But if that's the goal, why is the council focusing on the wage and...
  • State Senate backs $13 minimum wage, disclosure of who provides free trips

    State Senate backs $13 minimum wage, disclosure of who provides free trips
    The state Senate on Monday passed a bill that would raise California's $9 minimum wage to $11 an hour on Jan. 1 and boost it again to $13 in 2017. Sen. Mark Leno (D-San Francisco) made the proposal out of concern that census figures show a quarter of...
  • L.A. Mission selling low-income apartment building; residents must move

    L.A. Mission selling low-income apartment building; residents must move
    After spending two years at the Los Angeles Mission overcoming a methamphetamine addiction, Patrick Vincer graduated from the skid row shelter to the Christian ministry's apartment building in Hollywood. Vincer, 49, a former carnival worker, said...
  • Guest column: 'Park' plan ignores community's welfare

    Guest column: 'Park' plan ignores community's welfare
    I have lived in the community of Annapolis Roads for 19 years. Due to the actions of the Key School board and the pending Anne Arundel County Office of Planning and Zoning decision regarding the Key School Fusco Athletic "Park" development plan, I have...
  • Why The Democrats' Car Tax Reform Plan Doesn't Work

    Just about everyone agrees that the way cities and towns tax cars and trucks is unfair. For the same model, same year, same mileage, you'll pay nearly seven times as much in property taxes in Hartford as you do in Greenwich, where tax rates are low...
  • Quickly: 'Laws against noise don't seem to apply to motorcycles'

    Quickly: 'Laws against noise don't seem to apply to motorcycles'
    What's Quickly? It's where readers sound off on the issues of the day. Have a quote, question or quip? Call Quickly at (312) 222-2426 or email quickly@post-trib.com. The trains in Michigan City on Carroll Avenue are ridiculous. Why do they have to go...
  • Nation abandons its infrastructure

    America is already making decisions about infrastructure: Apparently we've decided to abandon much of it. Events like the 2007 collapse of the interstate highway bridge in Minnesota, the recent long closure of Interstate 495 outside of Wilmington, Del.,...
  • PA Gov. Tom Wolf goes to prison to tout preschool funding

    PA Gov. Tom Wolf goes to prison to tout preschool funding
    HARRISBURG — Since he introduced his $33.8 billion budget nearly three months ago, Gov. Tom Wolf has toured the state, visiting schools to press his plans to spend heavily on education. On Tuesday, Wolf continued that publicity tour at a different...
  • Senators accept plan to squeeze military commissary benefit

    The Senate Armed Services Committee has accepted a Defense Department plan to pare taxpayer support of base grocery stores, which if enacted into law would lower shopper savings at least 2 percentage points next year, as well as cut store operating...