Articles by The Editorial Board


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Why Pay Thousands of Dollars Instead of 48?

Access to higher education should be a right, not a privilege. Giving everyone an equal opportunity to receive an education betters the quality of our nation. To have a healthy democracy requires a well-informed public. If we want to continue evolving as a country and state, more people should be educated and this can only…

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Tax the wealthy: Yes on Proposition 55

A yes vote on Proposition 55 will keep a tax in place on the wealthy to provide funding for public schools. Yes votes for Proposition 55 are imperative this Nov. 8 election because the maintaining of our schools should be of the utmost importance. Proposition 55 was initially passed in 2012 as a tax on…

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Say Yes to Tobacco Tax

Editorial Board   The Nov. 8 general election is quickly approaching. The election offers voters the opportunity to the chance to vote on propositions, such as the the $2 tax increase on tobacco.   This tax, Proposition 56, would increase the tax on tobacco and tobacco-related products like e-cigarettes. This would bring the tobacco tax…