Letters to the Editor
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The Southwest Pennsylvania Environmental Health Project recently visited New York State to report on phase one of our New York Environmental Health Study. This study focuses on air exposures and potential health effects resulting from the transmission of natural gas across, the state, including the compressor station located at 332 Hunts Point Ave., in the Bronx. more
Catherine Wolf, whose opinion piece is republished below, died on Wednesday, Feb. 7, a few weeks after this piece appeared. more
Immigrant families and our border communities must be protected. Congress must pass a clean DREAM Act and save temporary protected status without border wall funding. more
We recently celebrated the 50th anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Keyishian v. Board of Regents, without which no course in constitutional law could now be complete. more
As of this writing, Republicans have agreed to give up the individual mandate for affordable care, which the Congressional Budget Office has said would deprive 13 million people of health care. more
We are a grassroots organization working for voting reform in New York. Several of us went to Albany for the first time to lobby our state lawmakers to make this nonpartisan issue a priority. more
At the Bronx Community Board 8 land use committee information session of Jan. 25, we heard Dan Reingold, chief executive of the Hebrew Home at Riverdale and RiverSpring Health, deliver a presentation coupled with an initial 30-minute promotion of its excellent care services for senior citizens — some of whom had been bussed in, many on walkers, on a very cold night to witness their president speak. more
After Congressional Republicans rushed to place a new tax bill on President Trump’s desk before the holidays, here comes the respected British publication The Guardian suggesting a new source of tax revenue — meat. more
The photo-op of Gov. Cuomo driving across the new Tappan Zee Bridge spoke volumes concerning his commitment to the MTA and mass transit. more
Has President Donald Trump never been to a hospital, nursing home or assisted living facility? If he has, then he should know that these places would lose most of their staff if their immigrants were removed from this country. more
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