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What Cuomo should say

Gov. Cuomo should speak frankly in his State of the State address about what remains to be done--in particular, to restore New York's fiscal foundation.

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Exit strategy

The Thruway Authority's new cost-saving plan must be only the first step.

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Is it time to use the ‘nuclear option’ in the Senate?

On Aug. 28, 1957, Sen. Strom Thurmond of South Carolina delayed passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1957 by speaking on the Senate floor for more than 24 hours. He was using the filibuster, a Senate tactic whose use ...

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Rail revival

Rail travel has a proud place in Rochester's history. With construction of the new station, it could earn an important place in the city's future as well.

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A matter of principal

What's lacking is the necessary focus and political will to deal with the mortgage debt overhang.

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Storm damage

DiNapoli's words of warning about the state's fiscal situation should be heeded in Albany.

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Winning streak

With work progressing at Midtown and Winn's long-term commitment to the Sibley Building, there's reason for optimism.

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Storm warning

With severe weather events becoming more frequent, New York cannot afford a "labyrinth" of regulators and utilities incapable of rapid and effective response.

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Bridge the divide

Post-election, what most Americans truly want seems strikingly obvious: a willingness by both Republicans and Democrats to compromise.

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What voters must decide

Barring unexpected events, the recovery will continue. The question now is who would do more to build the strongest economy for the future.

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Urban edge

Colleges and universities can help drive economic growth in urban areas.

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Too little climate change

The Tax Foundation index is a rather crude measure. But by any yardstick, New York has an uncompetitive tax climate.

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The future imagined

What's needed is a new generation of growth-oriented companies and community leaders who believe our combined assets are more than sufficient to build a prosperous future.

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Wise to warn

An early warning system to identify municipalities and school districts under budgetary strain is a prudent step.

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