A candidate for Ulster County district attorney argues that changes to the law would release more dangerous individuals into the community and make the opioid problem worse.
“The harms of unaffordable cash bail are unequivocal: people lose their jobs, homes and families while detained,” writes Ulster County district attorney candidate David Clegg. “Even worse, innocent people sometimes plead guilty just to get out of jail.”
We would get along if you left, with hardly a hitch — but your quality of life is infinitely improved by living with us. There is no place prettier, more scenic, no place with more art happening (at least not without the backdrop of skyscrapers and all that accompanies them). You have learned what we have known all along — there truly is no place like home. And now we need your help. I mean to say that we genuinely need it.
An argument in favor of New York passing a law permitting assisted suicide.
These laws also result in less choice for some patients because they create perverse incentives for health insurance companies to deny patients coverage for the care they deserve and offer assisted suicide instead. It has happened in Oregon, the state where assisted suicide has been legal the longest in the U.S., and it has started happening in states that recently passed assisted suicide legislation, like California.
Diane Reeder has a number of accomplishments that fall into the once-in-a-lifetime category. She is the current owner of the
In the wake of the decision to change the names of the college buildings due to their namesakes’ owning slaves, and our article quoting some of the Huguenot descendants feeling that their families we being defined by their worst actions, college president Donald Christian writes about the institution’s commitment to a balanced view of history.
A resident notes problems with Kingston’s economic development, housing and infrastructure (among other issues) and offers solutions.
If you have unexpectedly found yourself, as I have, reflecting back on Mike Hein’s tenure as county executive, you might also find yourself jotting down a list of traits you’d like to see in his successor. Here’s mine.
Listen, life is too short to spend every day wishing it was different.