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Editorial: Pittsburgh voters will be unfairly blamed if parks don’t improve after tax increase

Editorial: Pittsburgh voters will be unfairly blamed if parks don’t improve after tax increase

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

November 10, 2019

The actual plan for park improvement is vague, and if the new tax doesn’t cultivate change in parks, Pittsburgh voters could be blamed. But they shouldn’t be.

Pitt students cast their votes in the 2019 General Election

November 6, 2019

Pitt students discuss the decisions they made while voting in the 2019 general election.

Editorial: The youth justice system is unjust

Editorial: The youth justice system is unjust

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

October 6, 2019

Deliberate changes must be made locally and nationally to ensure fairer investigations and treatment of children being prosecuted.

Editorial: Stein settlement forces problematic voting equipment vendor on Allegheny County

Editorial: Stein settlement forces problematic voting equipment vendor on Allegheny County

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

October 2, 2019

The deadline prompted by the settlement in Stein’s suit might not have given voters the best choice for new voting equipment.

Editorial: Conversion therapy ban a good first step

Editorial: Conversion therapy ban a good first step

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

March 6, 2019

The process is considered ineffective and abusive by most medical professionals, and a ban on it is a good step forward for Allegheny County.

Editorial: Victory for Democrats: Racist committee member resigns

Editorial: Victory for Democrats: Racist committee member resigns

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

October 11, 2018

Mark Salvas has made racist posts on Facebook for years. The senior members of the committee rightly encouraged him to resign — but they should screen their new hires more carefully in the future.

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