Opioid crisis is a campaign issue again


Most people can tell it is election season by the sudden uptick in campaign advertising and, of course, all the candidate signs popping up in yards and intersections.

I, however, have a different signal. Each spring and fall, our downtown Warren office becomes home to a parade of political candidates coming to meet with a panel of newspaper employees including reporters and members of our editorial board for interviews in which candidate share goals, plans and ideas.

As has been the case over the past few years, again last week some incumbents and challengers discussed the opioid crisis...