The Obama administration's new plan to reduce the nation's carbon dioxide emissions from existing coal-fired power plants by 30 percent has triggered the expected political firestorm on Capitol Hill, mostly over the proposal's economic legacy. Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) denounced the … [Read more...] about Would new EPA plan hurt the U.S. economy?
A plea from Allison’s parents Fresh Meadows: Re “Unfair at any speed” (editorial, March 23): We are the parents of little Allison Liao, who was mentioned in the article. Our daughter died when an SUV failed to yield to her and her grandma as they crossed the … [Read more...] about Readers sound off on safe streets, drunk driving and illegal immigration
Meadowlark rebounds back Scottsdale, Ariz.: Re “ ‘Lark trotted on son — suit” (May 18): Until now, I’ve kept my relationship with my kids private. For my extended family, friends and fans, I felt compelled to respond to the false public … [Read more...] about Readers sound off Meadowlark Lemon, horses and the minimum wage
Broken windows works Bronx: I was robbed at gunpoint. A neighbor called out my name and the guy ran. He jumped a turnstile a few subway stops away. Guess what? NYPD officers were at the station watching out for fare-beaters. He was caught with my wallet on him, and he went to … [Read more...] about Readers sound off on handsome horses, hypocritical hipsters and Hillary haters
Put a greener future in the bag Brooklyn: The push in New York City to get rid of single-use plastic bags by charging a fee is great for taxpayers, the environment and our overall quality of life. New Yorkers use more than 10 billion plastic bags annually. The city Department … [Read more...] about Readers sound off on plastic bags, police protests and Hillary Clinton