November 19, 2008 RSS feed / Opinion

State cutbacks in health care will put stress on hospitals

Dear Editor: The Governor is calling for reductions in Medicaid spending just at a time when thousands of Long Islanders are losing their jobs and the health insurance provided by those jobs. More...


State lawmakers have some heavy lifting to do

New York State lawmakers are meeting this week at the request of Gov. David Paterson who has asked that they cut $2 billion from the state budget this year. More...

Government bailouts violate the American philosophy of capitalism

Dear Editor, Most Americans are puzzled about the trillion dollar bailout of major banks, and the uncertainty that is looming in the future as a result. More...


Do you expect to spend more this holiday season than you did last year?