Opinion

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Opinion: Transit equity starts in the Bronx

The planned Interborough Express should be expanded so that it benefits Bronxites too.

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Editor’s note: New owners of decommissioned Staten Island Ferry need to know what they’re getting into

SNL’s Pete Davidson and Colin Jost should look at how others succeeded – and failed – at repurposing ferries and other large boats.

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Opinion

Editor’s Note: Answering the call for help after deadly Bronx high-rise fire

New Yorkers donated food, clothing and money in the wake of the Jan. 9 blaze that claimed 17 lives, including eight kids, and the relief efforts continue.

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Opinion: State legislative staffers should make a living wage

Higher pay would make public service more accessible to all communities in New York.

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NYC’s new leaders must turn crisis into opportunity

A new year with a new administration means that the city has the chance to reinvent itself after two years of hardship.

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Opinion: New York has a severe nursing crisis

New leadership in Albany and City Hall must prioritize fixing this public health ticking time bomb.

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Opinion

Opinion: It’s time to stop throwing young people with undertreated mental health conditions issues in jail

Two mothers whose sons have been incarcerated at Rikers Island call for supporting legislation that expands eligibility for treatment, instead of locking up young people.

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Opinion: Now is the time to push for arts in schools

With uncertain times because of COVID-19, music, art and theater can help students make sense of this ambiguity and invites them to explore new knowledge.

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Opinion

Opinion: The Republicans Eric Adams should have in his administration

Here are the power players the GOP-friendly Mayor-elect should consider to ensure he’s got political diversity at City Hall.

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Opinion: Thinking big about a Latino recovery plan

After this year’s return to Somos, here’s how New York City policymakers and Mayor-elect Eric Adams can address the pressing needs of the city’s Hispanic population.

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Opinion: Make three meals a day, every day, for every NYC child a 2022 resolution

For some New York kids, three meals a day isn’t guaranteed. Here’s why Mayor-elect Eric Adams should change that harsh reality on Jan. 1.

Editor's Note

Opinion

Editor’s Note: No MTA fare hike provides welcome relief to New Yorkers

Gov. Kathy Hochul’s decision to not raise fares for six months is especially helpful during these difficult economic times.

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Opinion

Opinion: Making the case for Latinos in the Adams administration

The incoming mayor has an opportunity to appoint Hispanics into key government positions as he sets out to best represent and serve the needs of all communities.

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Editor’s note: De Blasio’s latest COVID-19 vaccine mandate draws legal threat, of course!

It’s no surprise NYPD union president Pat Lynch said he would take the city to court over the requirement that all municipal employees get vaccinated.

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Opinion

Opinion: Poll finds public support for educational standards in yeshivas

A new survey shows that regulating ultra-Orthodox Jewish schools is popular in New York.

Editor's Note

Opinion

New MTA map goes back to the future

A New York City “subway diagram” on a trial run resembles the much-maligned Massimo Vignelli modernist design from the 1970s.

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Opinion

Editor’s Note: Albany gets some well-deserved love

The state capital was named the best place to live in New York by U.S. News & World Report.

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Opinion

NY’s pot leaders need to consider environmental impacts now

Environmental justice should be the top priority when devising the state’s regulatory framework.

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