Letters

Letters 11-24-2014

Dangerous Votes You voted for Dr. Dan. Thanks!Rep. Benishek failed to cosponsor H.R. 601. It stops subsidies for big oil companies. He failed to cosponsor H.R. 1084. There is an exemption for hydraulic fracturing written into the Safe Drinking Water Act. H.R. 1084. It would require the contents of fracking fluids to be publicly disclosed to protect the public health.

Solar Is The Answer There have been many excellent letters about the need for our region, state and nation to take action on climate change. Now there is a viable solution to this ever-growing problem: Solar energy is the future.

Real Minimum Wage In 1966, a first class stamp cost 5 cents and minimum wage was $1.25. Today, a first class stamp is 49 cents, so federal minimum wage should be $11.25.

Doesn’t Seem Warmer I enjoy the “environmentalists” twisting themselves into pretzels trying to convince us that it is getting warmer. Sure it is... 

Northern Express: About Us

Northern Express Weekly first hit the streets in May of 1991. The publication has grown steadily, won editorial awards, and become and institution in the area. Original publishers Robert Downes and George Foster still run the newspaper and live locally while enjoying the active lifestyle often featured in the Express.

Northern Express Weekly is northern Michigan's largest weekly newspaper, distributed in 13 counties throughout the northwestern lower peninsula of Michigan. You will find our publication in over 600 locations, from Manistee to Mackinaw City, including the population hubs of Traverse City, Petoskey, Gaylord, and everything in-between. We distribute up to 30,000 copies each week with an average of 2.5 readers per copy (75,000 weekly readers). Our distribution ranges over 200 miles is audited by the national audit firm for publications, Verified Audit.

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