Op-ed

Opinion: Little acts make a big difference
Op-ed Opinion

Opinion: Little acts make a big difference

  “An oft-quoted African proverb tells us, “It takes a village to raise a child.” This concept becomes even more affecting when the “child” in question has an Autism Spectrum Disorder. In this case, the “villagers” also include doctors, counselors, therapists, other medical professionals, specialists and agency administrators as parents […]

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Op-ed

Opinion: Meddling in Medication Prices is Bad for Business

  New York state has made significant strides in recent years to improve our business climate. From voluntary adherence to a two-percent spending cap, to the enactment of the tremendously successful property tax cap, lawmakers and the governor have shown a recognition that we need to make significant changes to […]

A legacy we can all be proud of
Op-ed

A legacy we can all be proud of

  State Senate Majority Leader John J. Flanagan   If the recently-concluded legislative session is remembered for one thing, it should be this: 2016 was the year the Legislature and Governor took significant steps to improve the overall quality-of-life for all of our residents. Let’s start with passage of the […]