A bit more than three years ago, during a conversation about an accusation by a former staffer for then-State Sen. Jeff Klein that in 2015 he had forcibly kissed her outside an Albany bar, a male colleague of mine made an observation.

Friday, April 30, 2021

To the Editor: The headline for Richard Khavkine's April 30 article reads "Democratic Mayoral Candidates Debate Police, Public Safety: Discussion With Leftward Tilt." The only two candidates w… Read more

The following letter to Labor Commissioner Renee Campion and Municipal Labor Committee Chairman Harry Nespoli is reprinted here with its author's permission. Read more

To the Editor: I have learned that the City of New York and the Municipal Labor Committee are in the process of awarding a highly lucrative contract to a major health-insurance company to take… Read more

To the Editor: I have been working for New York City Transit for over 26 years, and before that, 12 years with the Human Resources Administration, all of it while a member of the New York City… Read more

To the Editor: President Joe Biden said what he wanted to say, and said what needed to be said in his address to the nation on Wednesday night. Read more

To the Editor: When former Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza abruptly ejected himself from his position, he gave as his reason that he needed time to mourn the COVID-19 losses that had perso… Read more

Friday, April 23, 2021

To the Editor: No fair-minded human being who is not visually impaired could reasonably disagree with the verdict of "guilty" for former Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin for the murder… Read more

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We realize that Correction Captains' Association President Patrick Ferraiuolo is doing his institutional duty in trying to defend Capt. Rebecca Hillman by blaming a Correction Officer trying t…

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The New York Times reported April 28 that top aides to Governor Cuomo for five months blocked state health officials, including Health Commissioner Howard Zucker, from disclosing the true deat…

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A few minutes after Derek Chauvin was found guilty on all three murder charges in the death of George Floyd, we spoke to a police officer of color who offered a one-word reaction: "Good."

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You would have thought that the de Blasio administration had not been involved in the discussions on an early-retirement-incentive—limited to city employees—that was part of the state budget a…

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Mayor de Blasio got jarred out of his normal complacency about the upward trend in violent crime in the city April 7 when a reporter noted that, in addition to a tourist having been shot in Ti…