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Out of commission on raises

To the editor: In reading The Chief's front page story ("Adams' fiscal plan will face labor test, " Jan. 20th) about how much Mayor Eric Adams has budgeted for city workers' raises, I get a …

Codes of conduct for police

To the editor: The brutal beating death of Tyre Nichols at the hands of six police officers reminds us how broken our law enforcement system remains.

Keep QI for cops

To the editor: Some state elected officials are advocating for the repeal of all qualified immunity for police officers. Some of the most extreme anti-cop officials and advocates sound like they would like to replace all police officers with unarmed social workers.  

A bluff on health care?

To the editor: Because the City Council refuses to allow Mayor Eric Adams to amend the Administrative Code to implement the Medicare Advantage plan, Adams threatens to use the “nuclear option” to …

Lawmakers' raises were fair

To the editor: Fact check on Larry Penner's letter about legislative salaries: Numerous state employees earn more than $102,500. That's public record at www.seethroughny.net. Per the Department …

Borgia family values

To the editor: Does anyone else remember when the GOP touted itself as the party of family values? George W. Bush ran on this theme against Al Gore in 2000, blaming the vice president, by association, …

Put retirees first

To the editor: Those who attended or watched the Jan. 9 City Council via live stream testimony on health care saw how union bureaucracies put themselves first.

They don't need a union

To the editor: Don't shed any tears for how much your State Senator or Assembly member will now earn.

Lies and consequences?

To the editor: Jimmy Durante used to close out every show with “Good night, Mrs. Calabash wherever you are.”

‘Harvest of shame’

Since March 2020 the United States has used Trump’s Title 42, a Covid health measure, to expel migrants 2.5 million times.

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