As We Celebrate Independence Day, The Left Seeks to Erase our History

The 4th of July has always been special to me and freedom-loving Americans. This year, many of us face the holiday with trepidation as we reflect on the recent upheaval and unrest that has gripped our nation.

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Op-Ed: Fixes to Dangerous Bail Law a Step in the Right Direction

Under the fixes achieved that take effect today, a variety of crimes are now listed as “qualifying charges,” which makes them eligible for bail.

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Listen to the Docs — Resume Elective Surgery

Since elective surgeries where banned in mid-March, thousands of New Yorkers have learned through suffering, pain and worry, that just because a medical procedure is deemed “elective” does not mean that it isn’t a medical necessity for the patient in question.

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Malliotakis Op-Ed: Put All Home Contract and Associated Trades Back to Work

It’s time to get ALL of the New York’s construction and home improvement industries back to work, taking thousands upon thousands of New Yorkers off the unemployment rolls in every region of the state.

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Malliotakis Op-Ed: City Workers Need Protective Gear NOW

Not only do they deserve the proper equipment and supplies, they also deserve better screening before and after their shift.

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Malliotakis: Radical Left Wreaks Havoc on New York’s Criminal Justice System

Great job, New York Democrats, you’ve really done it this time! As the rest of the nation watches, your misguided far-left policies, passed in the middle of the night due to one party rule, are deconstructing law and order across the Empire State.

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Malliotakis: Two-Way Toll on the Verrazzano is MTA Doublespeak and a Lousy Idea

The MTA and our congressional representatives misinformed the public that two-way tolling would improve our commute by reducing congestion as well as the number of trucks that use Staten Island roadways.

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New York’s New Criminal Justice Reforms Need Reform

With the New Year quickly approaching, the vast majority of law-abiding New Yorkers are deeply concerned about the criminal justice reforms set to take effect on January 1st, 2020.

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Civil disorder or social justice? We’re sliding back to the bad old days.

Friday night’s anti-police demonstrations in downtown Brooklyn are just the latest example of New York City’s return to the bad old days.

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Mother Cabrini got the votes — but not the statue. Why?

Once again, political correctness and a far left bias have crept into a process that should be focused on historical standing and accomplishments.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.”

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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.

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