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February 27, 2015
Independents shut out
Written by: Lois Larsen Cherry Township
A local politician running for an office is seeking both party nominations by cross-filing in the spring primary election, yet voters who have chosen to register as independents are not allowed to vote for any candidate in the primary election. They are denied their right to cross-vote, or to vote at all.
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February 27, 2015
Keystone veto justified
Written by: Sam Hoszwa Butler Township
President Obama has vetoed the Senate bill that would have approved construction of the Keystone XL pipeline. Obama made an intelligent, scientifically-supported and, most importantly, the right decision.
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February 26, 2015
Justice delayed
Written by: Carol Kroll Cabot
The high school mock trial competition is a good way to show students what real trials are like. Now, thanks to Gov. Tom Wolf’s moratorium on capital punishment, all prior murder trials are nothing more than mock trials.
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February 26, 2015
Pension fund ploy
Written by: Robert Young Chicora
The Butler County Commissioners are circumventing the law concerning the county’s pension plan and no one is calling them out.
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February 24, 2015
Keystone XL coming
Written by: Robert Rankin Butler Township
After several evaluation exercises and years of excuses,the Keystone XL Pipeline Act was recently passed. The Senate voted 62-36 in favor, with two no-votes; the House voted 270 yeas, 152 nays with 10 no-votes.
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February 24, 2015
Trucker must pay
Written by: Sandra Pontius Butler
Regarding “Trucker tries unsuccessfully for early release” (Feb. 22, Page A2).
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