Nationally, the 2017 election is being called a blue wave. Here in New York, it is more like a two-level pool. On the shallow end, near-record low turnout in New York City where tepid enthusiasm for winner Bill de Blasio kept voters out of the water.
Voters have the power to change the constitution. A power that is conveniently available to us every 20 years.
The Democratic Party in New York State has split. Whether it’s the city, the state or even on the federal level, they are at each other’s throats with the policies they should be focusing on.
The New York State Senate today passed an important government reform bill that would put into law eight-year term limits for leadership positions in the Senate and Assembly.