U.S. Senate panel advances former Maryland governor’s nomination to lead Social Security

BY: - November 28, 2023

WASHINGTON — Former Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley moved one step closer Tuesday to becoming the next Social Security commissioner, a role that would become increasingly difficult as the program inches closer to insolvency during the next decade. The U.S. Senate Finance Committee voted 17-10 to send O’Malley’s nomination to the floor, though it’s not clear […]


Language education is fundamental to economic, cultural vibrancy

BY: and - September 14, 2023

West Virginia University’s pending decision to slash formal language learning programs on its campus is harmful to the economy, culture and people of the Mountain State. But the harm extends beyond West Virginia students, teachers, workers and entrepreneurs. In the context of decreasing state funding and increasing state meddling in higher education, the proposed cuts […]