Inter-Mountainhttp://www.theintermountain.com/page/category.detail/nav/5009/Editorialsen-usFri, 6 May 2016 05:23:50 EDTFri, 6 May 2016 05:23:50 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssSpending cuts are necessaryhttp://www.theintermountain.com/page/content.detail/id/598312.htmlThink of West Virginia's state budget crisis this way: If the only thing done to address it would be taking money out of the emergency Rainy Day fund, the $748 million there would be gone in no more than two years, probably less.Fri, 6 May 2016 00:00:00 EDTSubstance abuse program a plushttp://www.theintermountain.com/page/content.detail/id/598313.htmlState officials appear to be moving quickly on a new initiative against substance abuse in West Virginia. Good. This is a situation in which lack of haste makes waste - of lives.Fri, 6 May 2016 00:00:00 EDTParty loyalty excuse will not workhttp://www.theintermountain.com/page/content.detail/id/598282.htmlNo amount of slick marketing, claims to have misspoken or appeals to the so-called glory days of the past can make Hillary Clinton an appealing choice for president, here in West Virginia. So why did Gov.Thu, 5 May 2016 00:00:00 EDTOption provides many advantageshttp://www.theintermountain.com/page/content.detail/id/598240.htmlWest Virginia's early voting system provides an excellent option for those who want to ensure they participate in balloting but worry they may not be able to do so on Election Day.Wed, 4 May 2016 00:00:00 EDTSchool reform must be a priorityhttp://www.theintermountain.com/page/content.detail/id/598202.htmlDuring the weeks leading up to the regular session of the West Virginia Legislature this winter, some lawmakers vowed a serious effort would be made to overhaul the public school system. It never happened.Tue, 3 May 2016 00:00:00 EDT