Nicole MalliotakisOpinion Editorials

March 21, 2019

No Mayoral Control extension without state hearings

The legislature has a fiduciary responsibility to taxpayers, and a moral one to our 1.1 million public school children to investigate and demand answers to questions about DOE’s spending practices before Mayoral Control is extended.

March 14, 2019

Why de Blasio’s presidential roadshow is such a laugh

Someone should remind him that a prerequisite of any run for higher office is, usually, success in your current job. It’s becoming abundantly clear that, after five years of the de Blasio administration’s progressive policies, the city is in trouble.

February 23, 2019

We’re paying a price for the de Blasio-Cuomo spending binge

Mayor de Blasio and Gov. Cuomo really are clueless; New Yorkers aren’t leaving our state because of the weather. New York’s income tax revenue didn’t drop because of Washington.

January 8, 2019

Immigration deal or no deal? America’s watching

As the daughter of immigrants from Greece and Castro’s Cuba, I appreciate that the United States has the most generous immigration policy in the world. But as Democratic President Obama said in 2014, “even as we are a nation of immigrants, we’re also a nation of laws.”

December 18, 2018

A 21st Century Transit System Requires Bold Leadership, New Ideas

In 2012, I stood on the Assembly floor and warned my colleagues that raising the MTA’s debt limit by $7 billion to $37 billion was unsustainable and would lead to toll and fare hikes and service cuts.

November 20, 2018

Amazon Giveaways Show Cuomo, de Blasio Need Trump’s ‘Art of the Deal’

Like many New Yorkers, I want Amazon to come to our state and its job creation to benefit our residents. You’d be hard pressed to find a city or state in America that would not welcome the economic activity created by capitalism.

November 16, 2018

Dear Santa, Please Bring Cuomo, de Blasio Copies of Trump’s ‘Art of the Deal’

Like many New Yorkers, I want Amazon to come to our state and its job creation to benefit our residents. You’d be hard pressed to find a city or state in America that would not welcome the economic activity created by capitalism.

October 22, 2018

Seawall opportunity knocks: Let’s open the door

New Yorkers, especially Staten Islanders, have learned many lessons in the wake of Hurricane Sandy. One of the most important being the need for members of our community to stand up and speak out about the challenges the East Shore faces as we continue to rebuild and work to prevent similar devastation from future storms.

October 18, 2018

In Florida, NYC Mayor Promotes Policies Constituents Are Fleeing

Mayor de Blasio was in the battleground state of Florida this past weekend campaigning for the Bernie Sanders-backed Democratic nominee for governor, Andrew Gillum, but it is most likely the Republican ticket of Ron DeSantis and Janette Nunez that he helped by being there.

October 17, 2018

De Blasio’s terrible — and costly — ‘democracy’ gaffe

April Fool’s Day is usually the first day of April, but it came again this year when Mayor Bill de Blasio welcomed the month of October by creating a new position he grandly calls “chief democracy officer,” adding to New York City’s already bloated ranks of municipal employees.

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