Editor's Note

Editor’s note: It’s housing, stupid

New rental vacancy numbers should spur political leaders to act fast to build more units.


Commentary: Biden doesn’t have to pivot to hardline border politics

The president can alleviate the pressure on New York with a national resettlement plan.


Opinion: Sexual assault survivors in NY, your DNA can be used against you

A new bill would stop the police from using sexual assault survivors’ DNA to implicate them in unrelated crimes.


Opinion: Let’s make New York a leader for equitable digital infrastructure

We can’t allow aesthetic concerns with Link5G poles to stand in the way of closing the digital divide.

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Editor’s note: I want to be an Age Disruptor and inspire others

Here’s how New York power players 50 and over are defying stereotypes, age discrimination and encouraging new generations.


Opinion: New York needs more housing. There's a real solution on the horizon

Rather than just relying on private developers, New York state can set up a Social Housing Development Authority to build affordable housing itself.


Opinion: Why Somos needs to stay in Puerto Rico

A relocation of the annual conference to the Dominican Republic would not align with the principles and values the event has promoted between New York and La Isla del Encanto.

Health Care

Opinion: Medical aid in dying is a long overdue human right for New Yorkers

Terminally ill patients deserve the right to decide to end their suffering on their own terms and timeline.


Editor’s Note: New York City journalists boldly take a stand and keep their seats

Reporters at the Daily News staged a one-day strike over cost-cutting, while other reporters at a City Hall press conference ignored an attempt to make them stand.


Opinion: Major oil, gas and coal companies must pay the staggering costs of the climate crisis

A call for including the Climate Change Superfund Act in this year’s state budget after “the worst” flooding since Superstorm Sandy recently hit Long Island’s South Shore.

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Opinion: We can still make progress on housing affordability in 2024

Here’s legislation that can remove major hurdles to producing mixed income development and avoids further concentrating poverty.

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Editor’s note: Hornell is no longer overlooked as America’s high-speed rail manufacturing home

The tiny town in the Southern Tier is on a comeback building next-generation Acela trains as well as other trains for transportation systems across the country.


OPINION: Serving justice while limiting the collateral damage

Here’s why the Child Victims Act poses an unintended threat to nonprofits serving New York’s child welfare system and what can be done.


Opinion: Latinos make up 22% of new hires within Adams administration, 2% more than de Blasio, but it’s not enough

City Hall’s latest workforce report filed with the federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission shows how a historical hiring bias has been slow to reverse.


Editor’s note: A safety concern on the Manhattan side of the Brooklyn Bridge is allowed to continue

Vendors were kicked off the bridge because they blocked pedestrians, however, anyone exiting on Centre Street has to dodge bicyclists on a shared path called the “porkchop.”


Opinion: Hochul, meet with the grieving families before you act

The governor has an opportunity to put patient safety above special interests.