Opinions

OPINION: Local CPAs, attorney weigh in on new tax law

At the end of last year, President Donald Trump signed the Tax Cuts and Job Acts Bill. The bill, which is not very popular in Brooklyn, a Democratic stronghold, is the most comprehensive piece of legislation yet signed by the Trump administration. … Full Article

OPINION: Hey, feds, take your ethanol mandate and shovel it!

My back is sore from shoveling snow — and it's the federal government's fault. Maybe I'd better explain. … Full Article

OPINION: Michael Wolff's book “Fire And Fury” resonates because Trump keeps confirming it

Nobody is more stunned about the stratospheric sales of "Fire and Fury" than the guy who wrote it.

Michael Wolff and I were talking backstage prior to his gig on Tuesday night at the Free L
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OPINION: 3 major ways financial illiteracy is harming Americans

America is consumed with higher education — going to college and earning a degree — as the necessary means to a well-paying job. … Full Article

My thoughts on the State of the State & the legislative session ahead

On Wednesday, I was in the capital with the rest of the legislature to listen to Gov. Andrew Cuomo present his State of the State address. … Full Article

OPINION: iPhone Xcess

For my eldest and most expensive daughter's fifteenth birthday, she requested a new cellphone/adolescent life-support unit. … Full Article

OPINION: New ACCF report finds NYC public pension fund system in bad shape and getting worse

On the heels of New York City’s push to divest its investments in fossil fuels, a new report finds politicized investment decisions are a recurring example of the city comptroller advancing social causes over financial results.  … Full Article

OPINION: It’s time for a permanent solution to protect Dreamers

Depression, anxiety, frustration: This was my reality as an undocumented young woman living in the United States. … Full Article

OPINION: The arts are here to stay

When I accepted the job of chancellor, I knew right away that the arts would be a focal point of my tenure. … Full Article

OPINION: New Year's Absolution

Jason (Jase) Graves is an award-winning humor columnist from East Texas. His columns have been featured in Texas Escapes magazine, The Shreveport Times, The Longview News Journal and The Kilgore News Herald. … Full Article

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