There are a lot of injustices today, and one of them is the Pennsylvania Turnpike.
Our only hope is that the systems of checks and balances can keep our country from sinking under the weight of this “so-called” leader.
It appears that President Donald Trump may be better equipped to deal-making with his Russian comrades than his own party.
There may be some who think members of the so-called “Freedom Caucus” in the House are heroes on health care. Don’t be fooled
We’ll keep fighting and I hope we can save more of our precious democracy.
Judge Gorsuch’s extensive use of natural law in his writings signal he would strongly favor codifying the tenets of a particular religion.
Does the president tell Congress what to do and how to run its schedule?
People can find the details about soon-to-be re-introduced state legislation, the Pennsylvania Health Care Plan, at healthcare4allpa.org.
It takes more than an in-depth knowledge of the law to be a member of the Supreme Court.
Thank you to the Republicans in the Senate for proving we don’t need nine Supreme Court justices.
I was thrilled to see the unanimous passing of a city task force to create an affordable preschool plan.
After seven years and dozens of attempts to repeal the Affordable Care Act, the Republicans never had a clue about how to replace it.
The ACA has helped many people; now improve the law itself to help more.
A house divided cannot stand. There has never been more division in this country than there is right now.
U.S. Rep. Tim Murphy in his Sunday piece “Giving Real Help to Mental Health” (March 19 Forum) attempts to flim-flam his constituents.
Any attempt to quantify Dr. Starzl’s effect on the local economy will almost certainly underestimate it by a factor of 5 to 10 or more.
I have never been so worried about our future.
I don’t know how Donald Trump was brought up, but in my house a guest is treated with respect and courtesy.
This could further reduce the risk of premature birth, restricted fetal growth and pre-eclampsia.
The state GOP chairman says “worn-out leftists ... can’t tell the difference between a dialogue and a tantrum.” That’s hilarious!
We are participating in our democracy, not interfering with it.
What's going on in post-election world?
Too much time and effort are devoted to the composition of redistricting committees, rather than the objective.
Pennsylvania is a leader in science.
For the last three years, I have had a plan through the Affordable Care Act, which I now fear will be taken away.
The American people are being kicked in the teeth.
The emerging Republican plan attempts to pick winners and losers, the deserving and the undeserving.
This nurse should be recognized for her effort and not be included in the group who did not see or believe the warning signs of abuse.
In this era of uncivil shouting matches and little real compromise, there’s a possible remedy. End gerrymandering.
I believe that putting a different-named plan over an abysmal system is the same as placing a new cap over a rotten tooth.
Gerrymandering doesn’t just affect who gets elected — it affects how they govern while in office.
I was very happy to see the article about gerrymandering and SB 22.
Our Constitution (Art. 2, Sec. 16) requires that districts be as nearly equal in population as practicable and be contiguous and compact.
Mr. Trump made a terrible accusation against Mr. Obama and against the American system of government, without a shred of evidence.
Regarding “Conflict Kitchen Closing Schenley Plaza Eatery, But Continuing Mission” (March 17):
It is frustrating that the preferred U.S. approach consists of making health care unaffordable for a significant portion of the population.
I was disappointed to read that the Southwestern Pennsylvania Commission postponed action on the long-overdue Mon-Fayette connection.
Soon we’ll find out if budget hawks threaten to shut down the government, or if they were just being partisan with President Barack Obama.
I am terrified that a real international crisis will occur and no one competent will be there to handle it.
In retrospect there were numerous warning signs and many opportunities to intercede.
As a 25-year veteran of the health care profession, working primarily with cardiac patients, I am highly tuned in to their lifestyle habits.
The changing climate is the most significant threat to the citizens of the U.S. and of the world. We cannot continue business as usual.
The change that best accounts for the warming of our planet is the human production of carbon dioxide.
All nursing homes are rated through a five-star rating system and their ratings, surveys and complaints are posted by CMS.
State Auditor General Eugene DePasquale came out in favor of legalizing marijuana for responsible adult consumption, and I applaud him.
We should follow the lead of countries that funnel students into appropriate vocational apprenticeships depending on aptitude and interest.
Do we want private schools that claim they are more efficient than public schools? Or do we want public schools, which educate everyone.
I understand making a profit is the legitimate goal of capitalism, but taken to the extreme, like anything else, it leads to no good.
They viewed fellow human beings as nothing more than a means to an end, which could then be dispensed with like a rusty tool.
Regarding the March 5 letter “Carry Laws Unsafe”: The writer must believe that criminals are not already carrying firearms illegally.