Viewpoint: Editorials

Apr. 23, 2013 @ 01:53 PM

Taxes should support public, not private schools

Freshman Rep. Mark Brody of Union County and his fellow Republicans in the state Legislature have plans for a host of new private schools that would siphon students away from public schools. And they want taxpayers to foot the bill.



Mar. 15, 2013 @ 06:27 AM

Airport takeover is unjustified, dangerous

It  may be a cliché, but it remains good advice: If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.


Mar. 18, 2013 @ 07:02 AM

Wrong approach to serious problem

A lower court judge has ruled that New York City cannot ban the sale of sugary soft drinks in containers larger than 16 ounces as arbitrary and capricious.


Mar. 11, 2013 @ 09:28 AM

Drones, yes, but with strict rules

Before Police Chief Debra Duncan and her officers launch the new Maveric surveillance drone she was authorized to acquire last week, the city council must formulate and approve a set of policies for the use of this new high-tech tool of law enforcement.


Mar. 05, 2013 @ 05:23 PM

Stiffer meth laws make good sense

State Rep. D. Craig Horn, R-68, has proposed some common sense improvements to state laws that attempt to control the manufacture and sale of a very dangerous drug: methamphetamine.