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Paying the price

To the editor: Due to the Only If It’s In My Own Back Yard mindset, the prevailing collective attitude, however implicit or subconscious, basically follows: ‘Why should I care — my family is …

More respect for EMS

To the editor: For 10  years, the women and men of the FDNY emergency medical services have been waiting to be paid for work they do, prepping their ambulances with medical supplies and …

Audit effort has too many secrets

To the editor: On August 29, Harry Nespoli, chair of the Municipal Labor Committee, sent a letter to members announcing that the Office of Labor Relations will conduct a Dependent Eligibility …

Wack attacks

To the editor: Marjorie Taylor Greene, Wonder Woman to Donald Trump and Speaker of the House Kevin McCarthy, pronounced that she will not support funding the government until Congress begins an …

Book 'em

To the editor: Concerning the "Wage theft pervasive in state" brief (The Chief, Aug. 25), here's an idea on how to get it taken seriously. This would require the legislature to pass a law that would …

Medicare and contract law

To the editor: By law, contracts must contain 4 elements: 1) An offer of goods or services by one party. 2) Acceptance of that offer by a second party. 3) Consideration or value for the offer. 4) …

Stay clear of statistics

To the editor: As usual with Howard Elterman, his " Duplicity At City Hall " letter (The Chief, Aug. 25) is superb. I just have a few comments on the last paragraph in which he refers to the Adams’ …

Medicare claims

To the editor: The five officers of the Municipal Labor Committee wrote a Aug. 24th letter to City Council Speaker Adrienne Adams that falsely claimed that Intro 1099-2023, which would oblige the …

Advantage retirees

To the editor: As a retired city employee with serious health concerns, I was pleased to learn that the courts have blocked the city from forcing retirees into an inferior managed-care medical plan. …

Lacking power

To the editor: The Chief article about electric mandates directed at for-hire vehicles (Aug. 25) was most distressing. It is bad enough to look around and see no infrastructure for electric charging, …

America’s former mayor

To the editor: When we look at Rudy Giuliani today, we see a pathetic shell of a former leader for fearless and creative crime fighting. He was not only a great New York City crime fighter, but by …

Looney tunes

To the editor: City Councilwoman Lynn Schulman describes herself a progressive. But as the state licenses marijuana shops at a snail's pace, she gets a bill passed to fine landlords for not evicting …

Duplicity at City Hall

To the Editor: Mayor Eric Adams is a duplicitous politician who constantly promotes himself, and attacks those he considers his critics. In his mind, an attack on him is an attack on the city, since …

What stats spell

To the editor: I must be missing something. I read that 51 percent of American voters disapprove of President Biden’s handling of the economy. Yet, every economic indicator shows that the economy …

Uneven patterns

To the editor: I'm happy to see that an arbitrator has ruled that the city must give its nurses pay parity with those in the private sector ( The Chief, Aug. 4 ). Labor Commissioner Renee Campion was …

Transit hazards

To the editor: Why do they pretend as if the money is just handed to workers? We run 24/7, holidays, weekends, rain, snow or shine. We have to endure all times of abuse and hazardous …

O, what a racket!

To the editor: Prison or President, they can’t make up their mind! The White House or the Big House, I’ll get along just fine You think you can stop me? Go ahead and try! I’ll be here forever, …

Clash of ideologies

To the editor: Claims by former President Donald Trump and his supporters, repeated following his indictment in connection with the events of January 6, 2021, that he's a target of political …

Slow down

To the editor: A police chase of a reportedly stolen car led to the car thief careening across a sidewalk during rush hour in front of Grand Central Terminal. A witness reportedly said the police …

Now huddling outdoors

To the editor: The Biden administration in May finally ended Title 42. It was used to expel without due process 2.7 million refugees who sought asylum at the Southern border. Its new policy forces a …

For heaven's sake

To the editor: When I read about the latest charge of corruption against one of Mayor Eric Adams supporters, it reminded me of the book and movie, “The Friends of Eddie Coyle.”  In the …

No representation

To the editor: How does one appeal to a group of strangers to address the moral and ethical decisions that affect New York City retired civil-service senior and disabled citizens? Unions and the …

The visible hand

To the editor: Reading that "10 years since bankruptcy, Detroit fires again but city workers and retirees feel burned" (The Chief, July 21) is no surprise. When plans are made to balance budgets, …

The climate, actual and political

To the editor: I read with interest the Chief article chronicling the plight of Vermont farmer Micah Barritt, who saw all of his hard work and $250,000 worth of crops disappear over the course of a …

Storm approaching?

To the editor: For the second time, a cloud has been cast upon Mayor Eric Adams’ successful 2021 run for office. The first cloud appeared in May of this year when the Adams campaign was fined …

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