Editorials Archive

Equal pay for equal work

Last week, Congress blocked the Paycheck Fairness Act, a piece of legislation intended to cut the gender wage gap in the U.S. President Obama released a statement, calling the Paycheck Fairness Act “commonsense legislation that would strengthen the 1963 Equal Pay Act and reinforce our country’s commitment to the principle of equal pay for equal […]

Answering a political calling

Earlier this week, another candidate tossed his hat into the ring as a candidate for political office representing our area. There is at least one candidate from both the Republican and Democratic parties running for office in the House and Senate districts that include Big Rapids and Mecosta County. There are also quite a few […]