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a New York hotel room used for quarantine

Time to Nix New York’s Quarantine

September 16, 2020

The rules for quarantining are highly specific and unrealistic in implementation.

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Republicans Are Losing the Coronavirus Battle

July 7, 2020

Once seen as the plague of liberal cities, the tide of the coronavirus has now turned.

a For Sale sign

Should I Stay or Should I Go

June 19, 2020

While it would be trivial to pretend that anyone could predict how the coronavirus crisis will end and when its long-term effects will be fully realized, the rise of remote working could certainly incentivize renters to move out of their city apartments and into the suburbs.

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New York’s Budget: It Ain’t Much, But It’s an Improvement

April 28, 2020

Although strategically sprinkled with all too common sleights of hand from New York politicians, next year’s budget poses a win for New York’s middle class residents and reinforces safety throughout the city and state.

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What Lies Ahead for New York?

April 22, 2020

Because the virus is spreading asymmetrically throughout the country, it’s likely that states and cities not hit as hard may reopen before New York.

In New York, plastic bags must have a lifespan of at least 125 uses for carrying up to 22 pounds a distance of 175 feet to be considered “reusable” and in compliance with state regulations.

Conservatives Shouldn’t Trash Plastic Bag Ban

March 10, 2020

While this bag ban isn’t a panacea to our environmental woes, it is a tenable start. We should be balancing any potential costs with the gains from cleaner oceans, parks, roads, streets and sidewalks.

In this case, Corey really shouldn’t be in the house.

BERNABEI: Mayor Corey Johnson? Let’s Hope Not

February 18, 2020

Now, let’s not whitewash the utter failure de Blasio’s mayorship has been — but Corey Johnson would be even worse at the helm of the United States’ most populated city.

BERNABEI: New York on Hot Seat over Gun Rules

BERNABEI: New York on Hot Seat over Gun Rules

February 5, 2020

For years, New York’s gun laws have not only violated the Second Amendment, but also common sense and basic principles of firearm safety.