Here’s how Philly could invest the $1.1 billion it offered Amazon | Editorial

The City was willing to spend $1.1 billion on Amazon. Wouldn't we get strong returns if we invest that in altering the poverty rate?

Doctors, you are in your lane on gun violence. Keep driving it home. |Editorial

If gun violence was any other public health crisis, the government would marshal its forces to find causes and treatments.

Doctors, you are in your lane on gun violence. Keep driving it home. |Editorial

If gun violence was any other public health crisis, the government would marshal its forces to find causes and treatments.

Public corruption: In Philly, it’s déjà vu all over again | Editorial

Desiree Peterkin Bell, who faces jail time if convicted, didn't set up the Mayor's Fund. She abused it.

Public corruption: In Philly, it’s déjà vu all over again | Editorial

Desiree Peterkin Bell, who faces jail time if convicted, didn't set up the Mayor's Fund. She abused it.

Why are we the worst state for student loan debt?| Editorial

One factor that drives so much debt is the high cost of a college education. And, in Pennsylvania, elected leaders haven't done enough to help college-bound residents find a reasonably priced education. They have, instead, historically underfunded higher education.

Why are we the worst state for student loan debt?| Editorial

One factor that drives so much debt is the high cost of a college education. And, in Pennsylvania, elected leaders haven't done enough to help college-bound residents find a reasonably priced education. They have, instead, historically underfunded higher education.
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The election is done, but improving voting in the state isn’t over | Editorial

We find money for things we deem important. Protecting the integrity and accuracy of our elections should be a priority.

Amazon HQ2 frenzy reignites, but Philly should relax | Editorial

Cities like Philadelphia routinely offer enticements to lure businesses to bring jobs.

Why can’t we get it right when serving veterans? | Editorial

The problems many veterans confront include addiction, unemployment, homelessness, suicide, and post-traumatic stress disorder, which has spiked in the past decade.

Pa.’s legislature has one easy step to save children: tougher gun laws | Editorial

The research leaves little wiggle room for the Republican leaders of Pennsylvania's legislature to continue protecting gun manufacturers at the expense of people.

Election 2018 recap: Winners and losers | Editorial

Are we a nation of angry disenfranchised people who hate immigrants? Or are we a glorious melting pot who have differences among ourselves but at the end of the day, open our arms to welcome the downtrodden? The answer, apparently, is "yes."

Having failed their duty, Catholic bishops should turn over secret archives | Editorial

With the church's dismal record at the top, how can anyone trust the Catholic Church to change?

Prediction: Convicted felon will win state house race in Pa. | Editorial

These events will only demoralize voters if Harrisburg and the local parties don't clean up their acts.

In their own words: What Pa. and N.J. candidates say about gun issues

What the candidates have said about guns in debates, our endorsement meetings, or public speeches.

Pittsburgh massacre resets the alarm to improve Pa’s hate-crime law | Editorial

Pennsylvania's hate-crime law is too weak and underutilized to meet our increasingly vitriolic times.

Pittsburgh shootings a reminder: state gun laws matter | Editorial

Some voices of reason said in response to the weekend shooting, "This isn't who we are" They said that expecting armed guards in places of worship "isn't America."
But it is who we are. It is America. In fact, it's only America.

Midterm Elections 2018: Pennsylvania and New Jersey endorsement guide | Editorial

The Inquirer Editorial Board's recommendations for Election Day 2018.

Want to scare Pennsylvania’s legislature? Show them you’re paying attention and vote | Editorial

Obviously, the legislature can do more. Members should raise the minimum wage, lower property taxes, tax natural gas drillers, and protect us from gun violence. But they won't make any progress, if they think the public is looking the other way.

Tom Wolf is our choice for governor | Editorial

It's fair to expect leadership from a governor, but it's also fair to call out a legislative body that has had years to perfect its resistance to cooperation or change.

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