Grateful For Two More Years

To the Editor: I’m very grateful to my neighbors for renewing my contract for two more years in Congress. I intend to keep working hard to earn your support. The focus of that will continue to be middle class security. It’s not enough to create jobs; they have to provide long term stability and opportunity. […]

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A Champion For New York

To The Editor: Congratulations to Senator Toby Ann Stavisky on her re-election. Stavisky has been a champion on environmental issues and has been a leader in calling for action on legislative priorities, including the Child Safe Products Act, which would help get dangerous chemicals out of children’s toys and products. There is a full docket […]

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Voting Against Your Interests

To The Editor: Congratulations voters! Once again, you’ve voted against your best interests. You’ve handed control of the New York State Senate to Republicans. They are members of a party that wants to diminish voting rights, women’s rights, clean air and water acts, the minimum wage, social safety nets, etc., while increasing the rights of […]

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Show Support For Astoria Cove

To The Editor: Goodwill Industries of Greater New York and Northern New Jersey, Inc. offers its support in favor of the Astoria Cove development project. Our headquarters is located adjacent to and south of the proposed development site. Goodwill Industries has been a long-time community presence and positive economic, housing and social contributor in this […]

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Where To Go For Affordability?

To The Editor: A number of weeks ago, at the housing forum sponsored by the Tribune, I questioned what is considered affordable housing. In the Oct. 23-29 edition of the Tribune, when you wrote about an interview with Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, she is quoted as saying, “When I talk about affordability, I’m talking about […]

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Salute Our Veterans

To The Editor: Nov. 11 is the day to think about our honored veterans. For 238 years. they have fought to defend those freedoms we hold most dear. I myself served in the United States Navy during the Vietnam era and was proud to have done so. This part of my life was one of […]

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A Look At New Transportation Alternatives

BY JEFF ROSE AND MICHAEL TOBMAN The genius of our political economy is largely found in the space it allows for innovation and creativity. A product or service that didn’t exist moments ago quickly becomes popular, or a new method of manufacturing or marketing or delivery becomes a new paradigm. All of this becomes the […]

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Op-Ed: A Quick Review Of Middle East Tension

BY GARY ACKERMAN   What a mess. The world needs someone to blame. Hey, why not the Jews? After all, it’s all Israel’s fault. Everyone else knows that all the problems in the region would be solved if only the Middle East had just one more Muslim country. What could possibly go wrong? A quick review: […]

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