This week's column from G. Michael Dobbs

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Each week, managing editor G. Michael Dobbs looks at issues in the Pioneer Valley that affect our readers.


Impeachment: staging a bloodless coup or addressing wrong doings of the president?

G. Michael Dobbs
news@thereminder.com

It is a cliché to say we are living in historic times, but I’m sure some talking head on TV will utter these words with the proper gravitas....
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Transportation, infrastructure improvements need to benefit Western Mass. too

G. Michael Dobbs
news@thereminder.com

Chris Lisinski of the State House News Service reported the following last week: “House leaders have offered few details about what they plan to include in a transportation revenue package targeted for release this month, but two advocates said Wednesday that toll increases and expansions should......
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Will banning plastic straws negatively impact your life? Probably not

G. Michael Dobbs
news@thereminder.com

I can hear the screaming now. According to a story from the State House News Service by Chris Lisinski, “Massachusetts businesses would be banned from distributing disposable plastic straws unless a customer requests one....
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We don’t sell out for sandwiches

G. Michael Dobbs
news@thereminder.com

Many thoughts are bouncing around my noggin. Here goes:...
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