Guest editorial by Ian Diamond
For everyone who cares about education and the safety of children, the state Senate flip to Democratic control brings a new day in New York.
For years the Republican majority, led by Sen. John Flanagan of Long Island, has stalled important progressive bills. Flanagan and the Republican majority have been catering to powerful voting blocs and wealthy political contributors to the detriment of some of the most vulnerable and aggrieved people in our state. [Read more…]