Commentary

Political polarization is just like the weather. Everyone complains. But what are we doing about it? | Opinion

BY: - April 17, 2019

We must decide whether to continue down the road we are on- away from consensus politics and stable governing – or we must turn back toward the moderate – centrist politics that allowed the country to thrive for almost two and a half centuries.

I’m a Mexican immigrant. Without a higher minimum wage, the American Dream is still out of reach | Latinx Voices

BY: - April 17, 2019

A Mexican immigrant came to the United States seeking a better life. After 20 years, her salary still doesn't reach $10 an hour. A higher minimum wage would elevate all workers.

We need nurse practitioners to fill the critical shortage of primary care providers in Pa. | Opinion

BY: - April 16, 2019

The Pa. General Assembly needs to stop standing in the way of a practical means to address needs and shortages.

Learn from government’s mistakes: Do this to eliminate chaos in the workplace | Opinion

BY: - April 16, 2019

Without a steady hand on any institution's tiller, a CEO coach says critical decisions and progress will not be made easily.

These are the 5 most — and least — green states in the country | The Numbers Racket

BY: - April 15, 2019

Pennsylvania actually does better than you'd think.

Tax Day 2019: Want to tax the rich? These are the candidates with the best plans | Monday Morning Coffee

BY: - April 15, 2019

What’s the best way to reduce income and wealth inequality? Here are a few ideas.

Wolf, lawmakers need to remember non-profit nursing homes during budget season | Opinion

BY: - April 15, 2019

Pennsylvania is failing to keep pace with health care inflation as it ramps up regulations (and costs) on even the best of our not-for-profit nursing facilities.

Tax Day 2019: This is how U.S. tax law discriminates against women, LGBTQ Americans, and people of color | Analysis

BY: - April 15, 2019

Instead of reflecting a society constantly striving to better itself, U.S. tax laws are mired in the past.

Does legalizing marijuana help or harm Americans? Weighing the statistical evidence | Opinion

BY: - April 14, 2019

It’s clear that marijuana tax revenue has increased year over year for every state that has legalized recreational marijuana.

Medicare for all? Democrats need to focus on protecting Obamacare | Opinion

BY: - April 14, 2019

Everyone wants a health care system that offers universal access to high-quality, affordable care. Thanks to the Affordable Care Act, more Americans have that access than ever before.