At 11 a.m., the Editorial Board will sit down with health care experts to discuss New York’s Health Benefit Exchange, where individuals and small businesses will turn to for health insurance starting this fall under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. Enrollment starts in October, and coverage will… Read More →
Readers share their views of recent commentary on lohud.com/opinion. On a Perspective, “Boy Scouts vote acknowledges the world as it is,” on the May 22 decision to allow boys who are gay to join Scouting: There’s no more freedom of association in America … only compulsory association. – Denis Ian… Read More →
Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s sounding pretty satisfied with the progress of the Tappan Zee Bridge project. The project, he said, is proceeding “better than I expected it would have gone,” and called the progress “kind of remarkable” in a call Friday morning, just before the Memorial Day weekend. A more pressing issue… Read More →
As some 40 FBI agents wheeled out suitcases full of documents from Ramapo Town Hall on Wednesday afternoon, longtime critics of the town’s leadership — specifically, the leadership of Supervisor Christopher St. Lawrence — started speculating. In Facebook comments and email messages on a listserv, they gleefully cheered a federal… Read More →
In case you missed them, Sunday we offered two contrasting views of Westchester’s housing settlement. The pieces — one from the fair housing group Westchester Residential Opportunities Inc. and the other from County Executive Rob Astorino — are like polar opposites on the settlement and what it means to communities…. Read More →
The 25 best political cartoons of the week from across Gannett, parent company of The Journal News and LoHud.com, take on Guantanamo Bay, prom, sequestration, Jason Collins, ricin, Tim Tebow, the Boston Marathon bombing and guns. More opinion from LoHud.com.