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The state's bloated spending can't go on. The answer is stronger oversight and efficiency.
Many struggle to afford Long Island
Reader letters to Newsday about housing affordability and more.
Obama is wrong to push Democratic Party Centrism
Obama's calls for incrementalism only stand to embolden the status quo and stifle the most energized portion of his party.
My battle over my mom's surprise ER bill
My attempt to resolve a charge from one of the many health professionals who tender her turned into a frustrating journey.
Podcast: Newsday and Levittown
Archives help tell how the paper and the development grew up together.View
America's railroad system is great - for freight
The U.S. may lag on passenger rail, but it's a world leader when it comes to freight.
The Point: Ken LaValle's big decision
The Point is Newsday's daily opinion newsletter.
What Pete Buttigieg doesn't get about how college has ripped America in two
What Pete Buttigieg doesn't get is that college no longer is just an economic problem, it is a class conflict.
See Matt Davies' latest cartoon
Matt Davies is Newsday Opinion's cartoonist.View
Joe Biden: Puerto Rico deserves more respect from Trump
President Trump should understand that Puerto Ricans are American citizens, and they deserve the same government support.
John Lennon would have lots to say today
Readers sound off on topics including the anniversary of John Lennon's death and more.
Does the Queen have a fondness for Trump?
I think Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II likes President Donald Trump.
Fiscal discipline can help family goals
Reader letters to Newsday about household chemicals and saving money.