Opinion

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 […]

We are one people
Letters

We are one people

  To the editor, All of us mourn the loss of life and the act of violence that occurred in Orlando last weekend. This was an attack on freedom-loving people and freedom-loving societies everywhere. Acts of terrorism, foreign or domestic, aimed at gender, ethnicity, religion, or sexual orientation must be […]

Oversight of MTA would be redundant
Letters

Oversight of MTA would be redundant

  To the editor: Governor Andrew Cuomo’s proposal creating the New York State Design and Construction Corporation to provide oversight for all Metropolitan Transportation Authority capital projects worth $50 million or more is redundant. On a yearly basis, the United States Department of Transportation Federal Transit Administration provides over $1 […]