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  • Browne brownies sale seeks gas drilling moratorium

    The news from Albany this past week was unsettling, to say the least. New York State's rascally environmentalists previously managed to get a moratorium on the hydraulic fracturing gas drilling process (usually called fracking) until an environmental...
  • A New York state of mind: Illiberal liberal values

    A New York state of mind: Illiberal liberal values
    On paper, "liberal intolerance" is something of an oxymoron, like "jumbo shrimp," "loyal opposition" or "conspicuous absence." But what makes oxymorons funny is that they are real things. There are jumbo shrimp. Absences can be conspicuous, opponents...
  • Another Clinton presidential campaign?

    Another Clinton presidential campaign?
    So, will Hillary Rodham Clinton run for president? In an interview with New York Magazine published this week, the former secretary of State acknowledged that she's wrestling with the idea but still needs time "to weigh what the factors are" before...
  • California should give all kids the pre-K advantage

    California should give all kids the pre-K advantage
    "Early education is our No. 1 priority." That's the 2014 message from California Democrats. Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg introduced the Kindergarten Readiness Act (SB 837) on Jan. 6, and Assembly Speaker John A. Pérez included an...
  • Texting while driving penalties? Time to get MADD

    Texting while driving penalties? Time to get MADD
    I really want to hear this public service announcement scored with spooky music, and a Rod Serling voice-alike saying: “That’s the signpost up ahead. Your next stop -- the texting zone!” New York state is testing out a little more...
  • Feds order tougher safety measures after New York train derailment

    Responding to the deadly crash of a commuter train that was speeding through a difficult turn in the Bronx, the Federal Railroad Administration on Friday ordered the rail line to modify its signal system to ensure that speed limits are obeyed. The...
  • Cross-state presidential rivalries building for 2016

    Cross-state presidential rivalries building for 2016
    Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker and Rep. Paul D. Ryan are friends and political allies, one helping the other in 2012 when Walker faced a recall attempt and Ryan ran for vice president on the Republican ticket. But when it comes to winning the White House,...
  • Polls show home-state favorites among would-be 2016 candidates

    The 2016 presidential field is a long way from sorting out. In fact, as of now there is no officially declared field, just a small platoon of wannabes and talked-about possibilities. As this story notes, the prospects include an unusually large number...
  • Decriminalizing marijuana is a good start [Commentary]

    Decriminalizing marijuana is a good start [Commentary]
    Unfortunately, too many of our state's families were separated for the holidays thanks to our overly punitive marijuana laws. In Maryland, those convicted of marijuana possession can go away for up to a year, just for the nonviolent crime of possessing...
  • Snow, ice wreak havoc in Northeast as second storm in a week blows in

    Snow, ice wreak havoc in Northeast as second storm in a week blows in
    NEW YORK -- Roads were closed, transit was thrown into turmoil, a store awning collapsed and thousands of people were without power Wednesday as the second storm this week dumped heavy snow across the Northeast and left streets coated with ice. “...
  • Salt shortage: States find it tough with winter storms, icy roads

    In the middle of a brutal winter, states throughout the country are grappling with a new crisis, a shortage of rock salt to melt ice on roadways. Here's a look at what's being done to combat limited supplies. What's the big deal about salt? Although...