The year 2014 was a tough on law enforcement officers. Facing accusations of racism, civil rights violations, brutality and dishonesty, the very people who take an oath to protect and serve had to concern themselves with their own safety.
Sandusky city officials negotiated small raises for union employees, and recently granted similar raises to non-union city workers. Erie County and other local governments also have found a way to provide small raises to government employees.
For nearly two years, this editorial board has supported efforts in the private and public sectors to bring the full circle of care for drug addiction treatment to the region. Treatment, not incarceration, is the call from the community and we've echoed that view.