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Editorial: Clare’s Place shows success of supportive housing
The apartments’ residents have a stable home and are using it to improve their lives.
Editorial: Google, Facebook ought to pay for news they use
Legislation would allow newspapers and others to bargain for producing news big tech profits from.
Editorial: Rebates, rules and the road to electric vehicles
Barring the sales of new gas vehicles and offering tax credits for EVs are key to the climate fight.
Editorial: Follow Tulalips’ lead on opening methadone clinics
A new clinic will offer medication-assisted treatment to confront a rise in deaths from overdoses.
Editorial: Forgive debt, yes, but increase aid to lower costs
Along with forgiving loans, increase Pell grants and make tuition free at community colleges.
Editorial: What’s keeping people away from jury service?
Municipal court trials have been canceled over a lack of jurors. Jury pay of $10 a day may be a reason.
Editorial: Don’t mandate treatment at county homeless shelters
Requiring addiction treatment risks keeping people on streets, which could cost taxpayers more in the end.
Editorial: Electoral Count Act needs bipartisan reforms now
Changes to the 135-year-old law may prevent future attempts to overturn elections.
Editorial: Nurses and hospitals need our care, support now
The pandemic has taken a toll on Providence and its nurses. Changes are needed to restore all.
Editorial: Purchase of hotel as shelter can be effective tool
The county’s investment of federal aid will serve those who need shelter and supportive services.
Editorial: How many billion-dollar disasters will it take?
A tally of climate disasters shows an ever-increasing toll of costs and lives. Congress must act.
Editorial: Today’s the day; mark and get your primary ballot in
For several races, primary voters will determine which two candidates will move to the Nov. 8 election.
Editorial: Our support makes sure lifeline is there in crises
The new 988 crisis line is seeing an increase in calls that speaks to the need for mental health care.
Editorial: A recap of Herald endorsements for Aug. 2 primary
Ballots are due Tuesday. Here’s your chance to set the ballot for the Nov. 8 general election.
Editorial: If a tree falls in a forest, can it build a school?
A court decision and a proposal could help build schools in rural areas, but more help is needed.
Editorial: The damage done by Trump’s refusal to concede
His refusal to accept the results of the 2020 election led to the Jan. 6 insurrection and inspired other undemocratic acts.
Editorial: Williams, James should represent 38th in House
With open seats, voters have the chance to build a team that balances voices from both parties.
Editorial: Return Salomon, Robinson to state Senate
Jesse Salomon, in the 32nd, and June Robinson, in the 38th, have records of legislative success.
Editorial: Hobbs edges Anderson for Secretary of State
Both candidates have proven abilities to protect election integrity and assure voter confidence.
Editorial: Reelect Paul and Ortiz-Self to House seats
The 10th and 21st district House members have been successful with their legislation and advocacy.