Kathy Hochul’s stuck to the tradition for initial inaugurals: blessedly brief, general themes, details (implicitly) to follow. Hochul’s specific priorities were lowest-common-denominator stuff: “combating” the spread of COVID-19 linked Read More
While New Yorkers waited to see whether the results of Tuesday’s primary would move Gotham politics even further to the left, an avowed socialist had scored a huge upset victory in the Empire State’s second-largest city. With all primary-day and Read More
As New York emerges from the worst pandemic in a century, its citizens face a new threat to their lives and economic well-being — the danger that their leaders will fail to learn from the past year’s painful experience. One lesson above all de Read More
Lawmakers in Albany are again advancing the New York Health Act, which would abolish private health insurance and herd all New Yorkers into a state-run “single payer” plan financed with massive tax hikes. Instead of building on recent progress Read More
The New York State Assembly adopted a bill requiring all new passenger cars and trucks sold in the state be “zero-emissions” by 2035. If electric cars are the future...New York had better get ready. Read More
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