Sign In | Create an Account | Welcome, . My Account | Logout | Subscribe | Submit News | Contact Us | All Access E-Edition | Home RSS
One size does not fit the educational needs of all students

April 5, 2014 In response to “Comparison Misleading” that appeared in The Advertiser-Tribune March 22 by Matt Wolph, director of North Central Academy, I have an answer to his question as to why students are... more »»

Tax Day, America needs jobs, not higher taxes

April 3, 2014 April 15 is around the corner, and the taxman is happy. more »»

Job growth would increase income, close gap

March 28, 2014 When I talk to Ohioans about their concerns, whether it is a mom from Richland County who joined me on a tele-townhall recently or an autoworker I met at a plant in Toledo last week, one issue is... more »»

Use tax incentives to attract manufacturing jobs

March 19, 2014 In Ohio, we know manufacturing can create a path to the middle class. more »»

Employers, workers have option for coverage

March 19, 2014 Latest forecasts indicated an increase of 20 percent to 50 percent for small business group health care coming in the near futur. more »»

Overclassification is a growing menace to freedom

March 16, 2014 Last month, Director of US National Intelligence James Clapper got a lot of people’s attention when he conceded the American people should have been told that the National Security Agency was... more »»

In rare move, agency finds FOIA trumps HIPAA

March 16, 2014 News organizations regularly encounter government agencies and other organizations that profess they are unable to provide important information in the public’s interest because of restrictions... more »»

Gov’t leaders should end spin-control culture

March 16, 2014 When the Valley Journals of Riverton, Utah, a suburb of Salt Lake City, wanted to know the time of the town’s 2012 Easter egg hunt, they couldn’t find out. more »»

Be careful what you wish for in Washington

March 12, 2014 Members of all three branches of the U.S. government historically have been frustrated at times by the checks and balances built into our system of government. more »»

I do take privacy personally

March 11, 2014 While we were discussing one of the problems we at the newspaper sometimes have in obtaining public records, another journalist advised me, “Don’t take it personally. more »»

Presidential budget plan is opportunity to lead

March 11, 2014 A presidential budget is many things. It is a chance for the president to declare his priorities, to highlight his initiatives, and to offer reforms of how our government does business. more »»

Palestinian children deserve future, not danger

March 7, 2014 I often think of the children of Palestine — the West Bank and Gaza — as I now teach two classes of children each week in the Tiffin schools. more »»

Stop currency manipulation from stealing jobs

March 5, 2014 We all know Ohio workers and Ohio manufacturers can compete with anyone. But when a country purposefully manipulates its currency so its exports are cheaper, that’s not competing — that’s cheating. more »»

Let’s honor Ohio’s African-American leaders

February 26, 2014 February is Black History Month and a time to pay tribute to the many contributions of African Americans throughout our nation’s history. more »»

Bill would raise min. wage for tipped workers

February 19, 2014 Last week, on Feb. 13 (2/13), I introduced a resolution declaring the date as $2.13 Day. That’s because two dollars and 13 cents is also the minimum wage for tipped workers. Two dollars and 13 cent. more »»

A look back at TPD’s initial citizens academy

February 15, 2014 In a couple of weeks, a new group of citizens will start its journey through Tiffin Police Department’s citizens academy. more »»

Cheer for return of American manufacturing

February 13, 2014 At the 2012 Summer Olympic opening ceremony, Team USA took the stage wearing foreign-made red, white and blue uniforms. more »»

All parents should educate their own children

February 11, 2014 Every child ought to be home schooled. Too many parents rely on schools, public and private, to educate their children. more »»

Gardeners, pressed for space, might want to go vertical

January 17, 2014 Every new year seems to bring a new fad for the gardener (remember upside-down tomatoes?), and the outstanding one for 2014 is vertical gardening. more »»

Gardener finds fresh optimism with new year

January 10, 2014 It’s time again to get out the new calendar, to remember to write 2014 on checks and to list a few resolutions for the New Year. If I do this publicly, I am more likely to see it happen. more »»



I am looking for:
News, Blogs & Events Web