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Safety labels on sugary beverages are an overreach

Tuesday, April 14, 2015
Legislature needs to focus more on fixing state's real problems

High Notes

Monday, April 13, 2015
Recognizing the good being done in our communities

Be aware of influences before opting out of tests

Sunday, April 12, 2015
Before more parents jump on the bandwagon for opting their children out of state standardized tests, they should make sure they're doing what’s best for their children, and not what's best for the state teachers' unions.

Government needs to know when not to get involved

Sunday, April 12, 2015
There are times when government needs to step back and do nothing

Reconsider reliance on Tasers

Saturday, April 11, 2015
Fatalities prompt need for review of police procedures involving stun guns

Don’t flush ‘flushable’ wipes

Friday, April 10, 2015
What New York Magazine once cleverly dubbed "Public Enemy No. 2" is becoming a major headache for local municipal sewer system operators.

Schoharie County jail replacement comes down to math

Thursday, April 9, 2015
FEMA has plenty of financial reasons to back new facility in new location

Raise age of responsibility

Wednesday, April 8, 2015
Need different approach to 16- and 17-year-olds charged with crimes

Lots to think about with school mergers

Tuesday, April 7, 2015
Tax savings is far from the only factor to consider

High Notes

Monday, April 6, 2015
Spotlighting the good being done in our communities

Cuomo, Legislature need better budget strategies

Sunday, April 5, 2015
In a Daily Gazette poll asking readers to grade the new state budget on a scale of "A" to "F", about 47 percent of the respondents answered, "What's below F?"

Schenectady schools need new approach to getting fair share

Sunday, April 5, 2015
Since taking the job nearly three years ago, Schenectady School Superintendent Laurence Spring has been making abundant noise over the statutorily insufficient share of operating aid his poor urban school district gets from the state every year.

Put thought into banning businesses

Sunday, April 5, 2015
Not all businesses are bad for town

Brush pickup shouldn't be so difficult

Saturday, April 4, 2015
Rotterdam could make process so much simpler, cheaper for residents

SCCC needs to take action on art

Friday, April 3, 2015
College needs policy after someone rejected painting for display on campus

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