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How long will nation allow injustices toward government servants?

What our veterans have experienced with the Department of Veteran Affairs is again being replicated in the Department of Labor Office of Workers Compensation (OWCP). Only these veterans are civilian government employees -- along with their non-veteran counterparts -- working for agencies suc…

August 03, 2014 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: A checklist for reforming government, finances

GUEST COMMENTARY: A checklist for reforming government, finances

Our elected officials in Washington are engaged in daily political ridicule, leaving everyday Americans caught in their crossfire reminiscent of the Hatfields and McCoys.

September 15, 2013 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: Treat retired federal employees like everyone else

GUEST COMMENTARY: Treat retired federal employees like everyone else

Indiana allows individuals receiving Social Security or railroad retirement income to be exempted from state income taxes. Yet individuals who receive federal civil service pensions are allowed only a $2,000 exemption.

December 26, 2012 1:00 am

GUEST COMMENTARY: Why the Postal Service is facing a financial crisis

The Postal Service has lost $20 billion between 2007 and 2010 and is fast approaching its $15 billion debt limit. Although mail volume is falling, the Internet is not killing the Postal Service, and neither is the weak economy.

January 29, 2012 12:00 am

GUEST COMMENTARY: Other ways to make the Postal Service solvent

The U.S. Postal Service is looking at ways to avoid a possible loss of revenue, $238 billion over the next 10 years. But like many in our society, they cannot see the forest through the trees.

March 23, 2010 12:00 am
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