Opinion

McMAHON: One State, Two Stories

From a statewide perspective, New York’s economic performance since the end of the Great Recession hasn’t been especially outstanding, roughly equaling the U.S. averages for growth in private employment and GDP, while slightly trailing the national rate of increase in

Books

Book Review: Rethinking Reentry

Policymakers and researchers have been searching for a solution to persistently high rates of recidivism for decades. While the number of incarcerated individuals under federal and state jurisdiction has decreased in recent years and is currently at a 10-year low,

Foreign Policy

Libya explains why Turkey has no friends

BY KORI N. SCHAKE It is hard to credit now, but there was a time, only a decade ago, when Turkey described its foreign policy doctrine as one of “zero problems with our neighbors.”  But since then, Ankara has burned its boats with

Assembly

Morinello elevated to Ranking Member on Codes Committee

Assemblyman Angelo Morinello (R,C,I,Ref-Niagara Falls) has been appointed as the Ranking Minority Member for the Assembly’s Standing Committee on Codes for the 2020 Legislative Session. Morinello has an extensive background in the criminal justice system, including serving as the Niagara Falls City