TRIB LIVE - In this election year, we are hearing a lot of debate on issues like state budget structural deficits, rising costs of social services, workforce skills gap, cost of education — the list goes on and on. For many of these issues, the...

Pittsburgh Jewish Chronicle - These are extraordinary times. As noted in the Chronicle’s June 21 opinion piece, “The purpose of a newspaper,” the more polarized opinions become, the more we need lively, respectful debate over issues that are important to us. I couldn’t agree more. Respectful debate between...

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - Wearing bright purple T-shirts and carrying clipboards, a half-dozen or so volunteers are standing near the entrance to the Carnegie Science Center. As families come inside on a recent Monday morning, a clipboard-wielding woman cheerfully asks them if they are registered to vote...