Editorial: Redistricting just got more complicated

Ohio’s experiments in drawing fairer congressional and state legislative districts haven’t even gotten underway and already they’re ...

February 24th, 2021 |  


Editorial: Follow Joe Burrow’s lead and address ‘philanthropy gap’ in Appalachian Ohio

The challenges facing our fellow Ohioans in Appalachian communities at times seem so overwhelming that it could be difficult for anyone to know where ...

February 23rd, 2021 |  


EDITORIAL: New plan to end gerrymandering could level playing field

How political districts for state and federal offices get drawn this year will be different from how it was done 10 years ago, and 10 years before tha...

February 12th, 2021 |  



EDITORIAL: DeWine proposes $1 billion to speed pandemic recovery in Ohio. Is it enough?

On the same day the Congressional Budget Office said that employment isn’t expected to return to pre-pandemic levels until 2024, Ohio Gov. Mike ...

February 11th, 2021 |  


Killing pipeline all about theatrics

President Biden’s decision to cancel the permit for the Keystone XL pipeline has a touch of the theatrical about it. Signing the cancellation or...

February 10th, 2021 |  


Not a ‘handout’: Walk in a mom’s shoes

Around 50 national personalities signed on to a recent ad campaign urging President Joe Biden to reconsider the design of his $1.9 trillion pandemic r...

February 5th, 2021 |  


Removing Chiefs’ Native American imagery

Like most Kansas Citians, we wish the best of luck Sunday to the Chiefs, who will compete in their second straight Super Bowl.The team won last year. ...

February 5th, 2021 |  


Nation loses when dividers win

It was a surprise that U.S. Sen. Rob Portman announced he would not seek re-election next year, and it was sad to learn about his decision. Portman, u...

February 3rd, 2021 |  


Editorial: Why wasn’t rampant fraud in Ohio’s federal pandemic jobless claims revealed earlier?

Lt. Gov. Jon Husted recently revealed — in answer to a reporter’s question — that of 1.4 million Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (P...

February 1st, 2021 |  


Ohio can rein in the corrupting influence of dark money — if the legislature acts

General Assembly members from both political parties know perfectly well what needs to be done about “dark money” in Ohio politics: Identi...

January 21st, 2021 |