Maybe it’s time to switch the quotation marks
Another day and two more irrelevant Ohio editorials for the readers of Ogden’s local West Virginia “newspapers”
The first of today's Wheeling Intelligencer editorials is about juvenile crime in Steubenville and Jefferson County, Ohio. Neither Wheeling nor West Virginia is mentioned in the editorial. (Steubenville is 29.4 miles . . .
"Listen, learn, help, lead": $60,000 plus expenses to address the cost of health care in America (with 5/24 update)
Newt Gingrich comes to Wheeling
Apparently, the Health Plan is working on establishing a tradition of inviting over-the-hill, right-wing Republican/Fox News regulars to address their annual symposium at Oglebay Park. Last year, it was the former governor of Arkansas and frequent Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee’s turn; this year, it’s the former Speaker of . . .
A look at an important health care story that was not important enough for the Wheeling Intelligencer
From the Associated Press: "Trump, GOP states ask appeals court to kill ‘Obamacare’"
Here's the first paragraph for this AP article:
Taking a harder line on health care, the Trump administration joined a coalition of Republican-led states Wednesday in asking a federal appeals court to entirely overturn former President Barack Obama’s signature health care law — a decision that could leave millions uninsured. . . .
Obamacare is declared unconstitutional but more importantly, our local community college has regained ownership of a city lot
Who said the Wheeling Intelligencer's front page doesn't cover the news that’s important to West Virginians?
Yesterday’s news event with the largest impact upon West Virginians was undoubtedly the ruling by a federal judge in Texas that the entirety of Obamacare was unconstitutional. (Hundreds of thousands of West Virginians will lose their health insurance if the ruling is upheld.) Here are the related front-page headlines from major U.S. . . .
The Affordable Care Act increased the number of West Virginian’s with health insurance in 2016
From the West Virginia Center on Budget & Policy:
The data on health insurance coverage showed that 96,000 West Virginians lacked health insurance in 2016, a decrease of 12,000 from 2015. In 2016, 94.7 percent of West . . .