We have become addicted to funding. “We” means you and I, the People. “We” means school districts. “We” means town and county governments.

I remember sitting in fifth-grade science back in the '80s when my teacher informed all of us that his lesson for the day was done, and we could use the remaining time in class to do whatever …

    New York state ranks second from the bottom nationally for organ donations. Yet many compassionate citizens sign up with their driver’s license renewal or on the NYS Donor Registry. Another so…

      I am writing this in defense of the English language. Even though it is a somewhat mongrel language, it deserves a little more respect than it receives today.

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      State Comptroller Tom DiNapoli’s numbers show that as of Sept. 30, halfway through New York State’s fiscal year, tax revenues are pouring in so much faster than anticipated that Albany can’t e…

      ALBANY (TNS) — We hate each other. We’ve agreed to be disagreeable. We view the opposite side of the political aisle with distrust, if not disgust.

      In 2015, the administration of Gov. Andrew Cuomo started a program they said was intended to promote integrity in government and bolster the public’s trust. Now, Gov. Kathy Hochul hopes to pro…

      Throughout his epic, scandal-ridden career, Donald Trump has compiled an astonishing record of impunity, constantly staying one jump ahead of prosecutors, plaintiffs and creditors.

      First thing’s first: Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s select committee probing the Jan. 6 Capitol riot is a political animal. It became one the second that Pelosi vetoed Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy’s…

      Federal aviation officials say more airline passengers than ever are showing up at airports with guns. Combined with the general uptick in belligerent behavior by passengers, this is an issue …