OP-ED: Time For Licenses For Undocumented Immigrants

BY STATE SENATOR JOSE PERALTA I recently introduced legislation to provide undocumented immigrant New Yorkers access to driver’s licenses. If enacted, the bill will bring the undocumented into the economic mainstream and make New York’s roads safer. It will also generate millions of dollars in revenue for the State from license and registration fees. It […]

‘He Vill Break You’

While the final mayoral debate last week was a bit tamer than the previous two, it did feature some unique photo shopping by one of the campaigns. At one point during the final Bill de Blasio – Joe Lhota mayoral debate last Wednesday, Lhota compared his battle with de Blasio to the fight between Rocky […]

Katz, De Blasio Post Overwhelming Victories

BY LUIS GRONDA Staff Writer Melinda Katz will be the 19th Borough President of Queens. The former councilwoman won the seat in a landslide victory on Tuesday night, dominating her two opponents with just over 80 percent of the vote. Republican candidate Tony Arcabascio came in a distant second, getting 17 percent overall. It was […]

The GOP’s Uncivil War

Endorsements are a pretty common practice during election season, and the script for these events rarely changes. A group decides on a candidate, they hold an event to announce their endorsement, with plenty of photos and enough press to get the word out. Someone forgot to tell the Queens Republican party and GOP candidate for […]

Blame Both Sides

To The Editor: In the Oct. 3-9 issue, there was a letter from Tyler Cassell relaying his experiences of receiving emails mocking President Obama and Democrats, and his claims of having left speechless acquaintances when defending policies of this administration. Tyler, I have news for you.   I’ve had the same experiences. There are readers, such […]