Alfonse D'Amato
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Last week, Governor Cuomo unveiled his 2013-14 budget. He proposed to increase school aid statewide by 3 percent while keeping overall state spending growth under 2 percent. more
I always thought it was cliché to say, “I’ve never seen anything like it,” but in the aftermath of Sandy, I can honestly say that, in my lifetime, I’ve never seen anything like it. more
The mad dash is on in Washington to enact a tax bill, and at the same time to pass a funding bill to keep the U.S. government open and functioning into the new year. How did we come to such a scrambled situation, in which these major issues are backed up against the clock ticking down toward 2018? As the saying goes, timing is everything. more
Well, that didn’t go so well. Just when it appeared that a bipartisan group of senators calling themselves the Common Sense Coalition would finally find a way to break the endless impasse over immigration . . . more
History is replete with too many sad examples of nations aligned by evil ideas and bad intentions. Axes of evil threatened the planet in both world wars, and more recently the axis of Afghanistan, … more
President Trump may have made waves again with his decision to work with Democrats on a bipartisan agreement to raise the federal debt limit and provide hurricane relief for Texas, but in so doing, he may have . . . more
Politicians are notorious for not always saying what’s really on their minds. So what to make of President Trump’s penchant for saying exactly what’s on his mind? more
When I see professional athletes silently protesting during the national anthem, a few things come to mind for me. First is that these privileged and highly paid people . . . more
As Congress takes up the issue of tax reform, it would do well to look back to a successful tax overhaul that should be the guide for getting it done right again this time. more
It looks more and more like the U.S. is heading toward a showdown with our Mexican and Canadian trading partners over the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement. There’s a basic reason for this. more
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