September 6, 2017 RSS feed / Opinions

Hatton and Turner address constituents about pension crisis

‘Assault on working men and women’

To the Editor:   Over the past several days I have received dozens of phone calls and emails regarding the recommendations for the state’s pension systems offered by the governor’s team of consultants. More...

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Getting along with people isn’t all that hard

It’s pretty basic stuff.  Getting along with people you agree with — or, in this era of yespersons, people who always agree with you — is remarkably easy.  More...

‘I will actively oppose any change’

To the Editor:   With all of the headlines regarding public employees’ pensions lately, I know that many of you are understandably concerned about the future of your retirement.  The Kentucky Supreme Court has held that the pension sy More...

Newspapers are still here!

In 2011, the University of Southern California (USC) Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism released a study on the state of the media. More...

‘Cheap’ prices rise in Houston

As the floodwaters recede, much of Houston’s famously “affordable” housing may seem less of a bargain. We’re not just talking about rising rents, inevitable with so many units destroyed. More...