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Convenience not a reason to save bridge

Supporters of Nelson Avenue Extension spans need legitimate reasons to pitch to state

Nonprofit taxation should be a local decision

Communities should be able to decide impact of nonprofits on their own terms

Number of horse deaths is alarming

Six horses have died during the 2016 Saratoga racing season so far, and there are still four weeks to go.

Discussion on economic development long overdue

It's about time we had a frank discussion about state's economy

Make the punishment for DWI fit the crime

If someone drives drunk, crashes into your car and kills you, he goes to prison for killing you.

Don't fear the roundabout. Embrace it.

Don't fear the roundabout. Embrace it.

Schenectady roundabout will ease congestion and improve safety, so you have to learn how to use it.

High Notes: Free soccer clinic, story hour, boat race fundraiser

Spotlighting the good being done in our communities

Lifting ban on funeral food good for NY

It's a good sign whenever the state loosens regulations on business competition

Close secrecy loophole

Now the state is hiding public records on excuse that they're being used for a criminal investigation

Should legislators get a pay raise?

On Tuesday, members of the New York State Commission on Legislative, Judicial and Executive Compensation recommended that the governor, state legislators and other state officials receive a pay raise of 47 percent.

Contacting your state officials

Contacts for the governor and state legislators

Let engineers decide fate of the Nicholaus building

Safety trumps history when it comes to saving old downtown building

Report casts concerns on MMA safety

State Athletic Commission ripped in report for unsafe medical practices involving boxing. How will it handle MMA?

Time for a law on leaving kids in cars?

Incidents of unattended children dying in cars might mean a law is needed in NY

High Notes: Swimmers for CF, painting over graffiti, community garden

Spotlighting the good being done in our communities

State lawmakers must get handle on spending, economic development

When Gov. Andrew Cuomo gets back from his shining moment at the Democratic National Convention and when state legislators get back from summer vacation, the first thing they should do is focus on two disturbing reports, both released Friday, that illustrate the depth of New York’s economic and governmental problems.

Move-over law should apply to all

All motorists by the side of the road need protection from passing cars

State fines hurt local taxpayers

Money could be put to more productive use

State keeps public in the dark again

Report on SolarCity project in Buffalo was supposed to be released, but wasn't. Sound familiar?

If it might be a conflict of interest, just avoid it

When it comes to conflicts of interest in government, a good rule of thumb to follow is that if there's a chance someone might perceive your action as questionable, then you probably shouldn't do it.

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