Will LIPA’s future repeat its past? What can we expect 15 years from now?
A new plan to fix the Long Island Power Authority can make ratepayers feel like they’ve stepped into a time machine. Is the proposal by Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo deja vu all over again? Or has he finally found a fix for the problem that have bedeviled the delivery of electricity here for decades?
Should George Zimmerman face federal civil rights charges?
The Justice Department is now deciding whether to bring a federal civil rights case against George Zimmerman that could put him on trial again for the death of Trayvon Martin. The government would need to prove that his killing of the 17-year old Martin was racially motivated.
Could a federal trial satisfy the demands for justice over Martin’s death? Or would it further divide the country?
What would cause you to use MacArthur Airport more?
MacArthur Airport has seen a 46.4 percent decrease in commercial flights since 2007. Some Newsday readers blame high prices and inconvenient flight schedules. Sen. Charles Schumer (D-NY) is working to attract additional airlines to MacArthur, and to build in a customs facility to allow for international traffic.
Help inform our upcoming editorial: What do you think would make the airport more attractive to travelers?