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  • Viewpoint: We must teach our youth to trust in science

    By Yemisi Oluwatosin Guest Columnist In his 1961 inaugural address, President John F. Kennedy urged America and the world, “Let both sides seek to invoke the wonders of science … let us explore the stars, conquer the deserts, eradicate disease, tap the ocean depths and encourage the arts and commerce.” Kennedy’s words still resonate today, […]
  • Viewpoint: A plastic tax will only hurt America’s middle class

    By Kristina Borsello Guest Columnist As we head into the final quarter of the year, Democrats in Congress will look to pass landmark pieces of legislation, including an infrastructure package and a once-in-a-lifetime trillion-dollar reconciliation agreement. This measure can open the door to new pathways to economic prosperity for low- and middle-class families; though its […]
  • Viewpoint: Together, We Can Prevail

    By Dr. David Tam Guest Columnist There’s one thing I learned when I was practicing medicine – an illness impacting a patient doesn’t always follow the path the textbooks taught us. Treating diseases can often take twists and turns because every person is different, and each body responds differently to the therapies we learned in […]
  • Viewpoint: Help is on the Way?

    As the pandemic enters its 17th month, rental assistance has been one of the most costly endeavors and has also increased government bureaucracy. The Delaware State Housing Authority is managing COVID-related relief through a new division of the organization, called the Delaware Housing Assistance Program which is now in its third iteration. The new year […]
  • Viewpoint: Where Big Tech struggles in health care, Delaware thrives

    By Randy Farmer Guest Columnist Amazon, Apple, Google and Microsoft have revolutionized the ways in which we work, live and communicate through cutting-edge technology, innovative products and indispensable services. Along the way, each of these Big Four firms has made significant investments to enter and disrupt the health care industry, especially as it relates to […]
  • Viewpoint: Wilmington needs our support for a bright future

    By Gloria Ruci Guest Columnist As I picture Delaware’s future and try to imagine my own purpose in this imposing vision, I look no further than right outside my balcony, where the Interstate 95 ‘Restore the Corridor’ infrastructure rehabilitation project is in full effect. Night after night, I can vaguely distinguish a group of construction […]
  • Viewpoint: First State in need of drug pricing reform

    By Melissa Minor-Brown Guest Columnist On Aug. 12, President Joe Biden delivered remarks from the White House’s East Room to address the soaring cost of prescription drugs in the United States. In his speech, President Biden highlighted just how out-of-hand our country’s drug pricing crisis is and called on his former colleagues in the Senate […]
  • Viewpoint: Footing in a ‘New Normal’ with support from SBA

    By John Fleming SBA Delaware District Director Guest Columnist For the 18 months since COVID-19’s onset in the United States, America’s small businesses have grappled with historic uncertainty. For many, SBA’s COVID-19 small business recovery programs—the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), the Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program (EIDL), the Restaurant Revitalization Fund (RRF), and the Shuttered […]
  • Viewpoint: We’re working for you this Labor Day – and every day

    By Sen. Jack Walsh, Rep. Ed Osienski, Sen. Nicole Poore, Rep. Kim Williams For many hard-working men and women across Delaware, this weekend will represent a well-deserved break – one last moment to enjoy the summer with family and friends before the school year begins. But, as we mark the 127th Labor Day in our […]
  • Viewpoint: In a hiring drought? Turn to marketing tactics

    By Dan Shortridge Guest Columnist As editor of a Delaware marketing and communications jobs list, I’ve seen many jobs posted and reposted, for weeks or months on end, as businesses and nonprofits struggle to hire. A recent national survey found fully 49% of executives reporting hiring and retention as the chief threats to their business […]