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Opinion

Dealing with state treasury no treat

Letters to the Editor

In late winter 2019, the state treasurer ran a full-page ad in the local newspaper, bragging that it was paid for by our tax money, which the ad noted unclaimed property in the names of myself and my mother, who who died Jan. 1, 2005. I printed and filled out the forms from that ...

Rep. Gregory trying to turn back time

Letters to the Editor

State Rep. Jim Gregory, R-Hollidaysburg, recently announced he will introduce a bill to repeal the provisions of the state election law that permits Pennsylvania voters to request mail-in ballots without having to cite a reason for their application. This provision, adopted in 2019, made it ...

79 million votes save our democracy

Letters to the Editor

Yes, Donald Trump has been defeated by the largest popular vote (79 million) in any presidential election in the history of our democracy. This defeat has hopefully saved our democracy, and our lives can return to some semblance of normalcy — thereby ending the rampant toxic conspiracies ...

Case can be made against Biden win

Letters to the Editor

Daniel Johnson’s letter of Nov. 27 purports “Implying President Trump was defeated because of people voting twice, dead people voting, etc. is just a ploy to delegitimize Joe’s Biden victory.” Considering his myopic view of reality, I refer to an article printed in the Pittsburgh ...

Trump is winning economy

Other Commentaries

Trump is winning economy By Cal Thomas Some people can’t handle success. The latest jobs report shows that despite the pandemic President Trump’s policies of lower taxes and reducing regulations continue to work. Raising taxes and imposing regulations, as Joe Biden has pledged to do, ...

Student loans shouldn’t be all forgiven

Editorials

President-elect Joe Biden campaigned in part on behalf of canceling hundreds of billions of dollars of student debt, starting with a $10,000 write-off for all 43 million Americans with federal loans. But as an article in last Tuesday’s Wall Street Journal pointed out, tough choices loom ...