Letter to the Editor: Vote Yes on Pension Forfeiture

Letter to the Editor: Vote Yes on Pension Forfeiture

To the Editor, This November, voters across our state will have the opportunity to vote on an amendment to the State Constitution that would take pensions away from elected officials convicted of corruption. I strongly encourage all New Yorkers to support this much-needed measure. Time and again, we have seen the same story: an elected […]

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: VA Spending on Postage

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: VA Spending on Postage

To the Editor, Approval rating for the House of Representatives is in the teens, so I guess a House Sub-Committee rating would be lower? I’ve heard it said that Congress couldn’t find its gluteus maximus with both hands, but the VA makes mistakes so big, even Congress can’t miss them. Here’s one:  in 2016 the […]

MUPRHY WRITES OPEN LETTER TO SEN. CARLUCCI, ASSEMBLY PERSONS JAFFEE & ZEBROWSKI ASKING FOR IMPROVED WAGES FOR DSPs

MUPRHY WRITES OPEN LETTER TO SEN. CARLUCCI, ASSEMBLY PERSONS JAFFEE & ZEBROWSKI ASKING FOR IMPROVED WAGES FOR DSPs

As a former fellow elected government official for 44 years and a 50-year advocate/volunteer service provider to people with developmental disabilities, I respectfully request that you consider what might be a quixotic mission. In your elected position, you represent a county with an extraordinary legacy of human care. It began with the establishment, in our […]

Letter to the Editor: I DEFY your stupid adult home regulations

Letter to the Editor: I DEFY your stupid adult home regulations

Dear Commissioner, This afternoon, Myrna Daos, who is administrator and proprietor of Spring Valley Rest Home, which I am a resident of, demanded that I remove all items from my dresser and my night table. Myrna said that state regulations require that the tops of dressers and night tables be bare. Of course, I refused. […]

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