The Inquirer Editorial Board

The Inquirer Editorial Board

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Potholes shouldn’t be forever | Editorial

Recent data about potholes and repaving are revealing. But do they tell us what we need to know to get ahead of Philly's endemic paving problems?

Opinion

In the midst of opioid crisis, Harrisburg dismisses evidence on treatment | Editorial

At the heart of the bill is the false notion that treating addiction with medication only replaces one drug with another.

Opinion

Philly has had enough ‘bad apples’ excuses; time to bring real change to police | Editorial

This particular policing problem isn’t new, nor should it be surprising. The strains and conflicts within police departments reflect conflicts within the culture at large.

Opinion

How about preventing next refinery explosion, instead of just responding? | Editorial

The city's response seems to miss the bigger issue: as a city we handle environmental safety issues in a reactionary, instead of strategic, manner.

Opinion

The stakes are huge in Philly and Pa. if we don’t get the census right | Editorial

The political stakes of the census are particularly high for Pennsylvania and Philadelphia.

Opinion

A tax credit program that can actually make a difference | Editorial

If supporters feel so strongly about helping low income families, maybe they should considerexpanding a better EITC program: the Earned Income Tax Credit.

Opinion

Taxpayers deserve a refund in Camden tax credit outrage | Editorial

A report by a task force created by New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy suggests that state tax breaks ostensibly designed to lure private investment in Camden was amended to also benefit politically connected companies.

Opinion

Bloody Father’s Day in Philly demands action | Editorial

This is an emergency, and we don’t have time or patience — neither do the families devastated by violence.

Opinion

As Philadelphia stalls on supervised injection, other places take up the debate. Even Congress. | Editorial

Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D-WA) introduced an amendment that would prevent the Department of Justice to go after supervised injection sites

Opinion

It’s up to the states to protect our drinking water | Editorial

Uncertainty about levels of drinking water contamination and remediation costs should not stand in the way of action in Harrisburg and other state capitals.