County Executive’s Corner: “Help is Available”

County Executive’s Corner: “Help is Available”

By County Executive Ed Day May is Mental Health Awareness Month. This initiative first began in 1949 to raise awareness and reduce stigma by educating the public about mental illness, providing insight into living with mental illness and providing strategies for achieving wellness. This May brings special challenges to everyone’s emotional wellness. Awareness and support […]

DIMOND: All Allegations of Sexual Assault Must Be Taken Seriously

DIMOND: All Allegations of Sexual Assault Must Be Taken Seriously

BY DIANE DIMOND Wow. Reaction to my last column, which was focused on today’s political hypocrisy, was both shockingly swift and largely off-base. I wrote about a new police report alleging a sexual attack by then-Sen. Joe Biden against one of his young staffers 27 years ago. I compared how her charges against the presumptive […]

Will Electricity Be Affordable in Post-COVID America?

Will Electricity Be Affordable in Post-COVID America?

By Terry Jarrett The COVID-19 pandemic is clearly wreaking havoc with the U.S. economy. And Americans are already feeling the pain. As Washington starts to grapple with this economic disruption, there’s a looming problem that must be addressed. Our nation will begin to dig out of the crisis in the coming months, but we’re going […]

DIMOND: What Was Good for Kavanaugh Should Be Good for Biden

DIMOND: What Was Good for Kavanaugh Should Be Good for Biden

Sometimes, the world of crime and justice collides with the body politic. This is one of those times, although with all the news about the COVID-19 pandemic, this item may have escaped widespread notice. A police report, filed in Washington, D.C., in early April, accuses former Sen. and Vice President Joe Biden of sexually assaulting […]

Yes, We Can Bring Manufacturing Back from China

Yes, We Can Bring Manufacturing Back from China

By Michael Stumo As the toll from the COVID-19 pandemic mounts, more and more Americans are saying the same thing: “We need to bring manufacturing back from China.” This makes sense, given the tremendous disruption caused by the coronavirus. Medical supplies are on hold, since China is keeping face masks and other equipment for their own use. […]

Reader dislikes Carlucci’s “self-promotional mailings”

Reader dislikes Carlucci’s “self-promotional mailings”

To The Editor, Once again, David Carlucci is using OUR tax dollars to send out meaningless self-promotional mailings in the midst of a heated congressional race. Does he really think that a large glossy postcard saying “Senator Carlucci and his entire team are here to serve you” is what constituents need right now? Why is […]