Killing Philly’s soda tax: the juice isn’t worth the squeeze
It’s a struggle to find someone who thinks Philadelphia’s tax on sugary drinks has been a good idea.
5/21/2018 Our Opinion 0 comments
Were we too hasty to fuss about expensive CNG bus?
It seems almost foolish now, but six months ago we took a swipe at the Butler Transit Authority when it converted to compressed natural gas-powered coaches and leased a temporary CNG fueling station...
5/19/2018 Our Opinion 0 comments
‘Low and slow’: turnout a perennial disappointment
“Closely watched”; “hotly contested”; “hard fought.”
5/17/2018 Our Opinion 0 comments
Local firefighter tax credit programs might help crisis
Volunteer fire companies across Pennsylvania have been beating the warning drum for a number of years now.
5/16/2018 Our Opinion 0 comments
Hoopla, apathy regardless,your vote drives election
Today’s primary elections are crucial for Pennsylvania’s political future, and not just because a Fox News crew is surveilling the breakfast crowd this morning at Mac’s Route 8.
5/15/2018 Our Opinion 0 comments
Waters can’t give credit as minority employment soars
Don’t underestimate Maxine Waters. Then again, don’t dwell too long on her logic.
5/14/2018 Our Opinion 0 comments
Don’t punish South Butler over state’s miscalculation
There’s a lot to say — and we’ve said a lot — about the goings-on in South Butler School District over the course of the past several years.
5/12/2018 Our Opinion 0 comments
Want to enjoy Summer? Help keep our roads safe.
It’s that time of year again.
5/11/2018 Our Opinion 0 comments
Sweeping change reflected in balanced schools budget
The date was May 6, 2015. Almost exactly three years ago.
5/10/2018 Our Opinion 0 comments
Mideast braces for battle; gas prices could rise here
Will the United States’ withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal have any major or lasting impact on life in Butler County? Not likely, but any global conflict involving energy markets threatens...