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Cuomo Should Consider Banning Discrimination, Not Just Travel

Cuomo Should Consider Banning Discrimination, Not Just Travel

WSN Editorial Board

March 31, 2016


Filed under OPINION

When an official takes the effort to a make a social statement, not often is it made with genuine intent. Cuomo should endeavor to be the exception, not just another politician speaking in elevated tones with his fingers crossed behind his back.

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Density Bonuses Promote Sustainable Housing Affordability

Density Bonuses Promote Sustainable Housing Affordability

Aaron Reuben, Contributing Writer

March 25, 2016


Filed under OPINION

If de Blasio wants to keep affordable housing around for the long term, his development plan sorely needs a density bonuses that incentivize developers to keep building affordable units.

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Pray the Perils of Conversion Therapy Away

Pray the Perils of Conversion Therapy Away

Paris Martineau, Contributing Writer

February 9, 2016


Filed under OPINION

In an age in which same-sex marriage has been upheld by the Supreme Court as a fundamental right, state legislatures nationwide must do their part to forbid an immensely damaging and medically unsound procedure from occurring within their borders.

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Historic New York assault policy praiseworthy

Historic New York assault policy praiseworthy

WSN Editorial Board

March 2, 2015


Filed under OPINION

Gov. Cuomo's "Enough is Enough" campaign is an excellent way to promote proposed legislation changes that will assist sexual assault victims at universities across the state.

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Republican gubernatorial candidate discusses plans for New York

Republican gubernatorial candidate discusses plans for New York

April 18, 2014


Filed under NEWS

The 2014 New York gubernatorial race was in full swing last night as presumptive Republican nominee Rob Astorino spoke to the College Republicans at NYU. Astorino spoke to a full house of supporters including university students from NYU, Fordham, Columbia and Pace. Sebastian Albrecht travelled from Fo...

Public school system needs reform, not superfluous money

Public school system needs reform, not superfluous money

March 31, 2014


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, OPINION

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced a state budget deal which will provide $300 million in funding for Mayor Bill de Blasio’s prekindergarten program in New York City. Public schools are in need of reform. While the influx of state money shows commitment to reform, it does not address the root of the...

New York invests in first state gas reserve

New York invests in first state gas reserve

November 8, 2013


Filed under NEWS

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo launched the nation’s first state-based Strategic Gasoline Reserve in time for Superstorm Sandy’s one year anniversary. The reserve situated on Long Island will hold roughly 3 million gallons of gas and cost around $10 million. The project will be funded by appropriat...

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