Articles By Phillip Pantuso

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Open Water

Removing dams from the Hudson Valley's rivers.

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What the Splintering Democratic Vote Might Mean for New York

A year after updating its antiquated voting laws, the state could have a larger-than-usual role in the 2020 election.

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Will New York Small Farmers Reap the Benefits of the Federal Trade Deal?

Despite record subsidies, farm bankruptcies are spiking across the nation. But New York may be better positioned than most states for the agricultural future.

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The Trials of Nicole Addimando

The case of a Poughkeepsie woman convicted of killing her partner will test New York’s new sentencing guidelines for victims of abuse.

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Transformation-on-Hudson

A forested former industrial site in Kingston and Ulster could be made into a state park.

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Hudson Valley State Parklands May Soon Increase

Gov. Cuomo proposes adding more than 2,000 acres among other robust environmental initiatives in 2020 State of the State address.

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Why Is American Education Declining?

A decade after Common Core was implemented, sobering new results indicate that students aren’t faring better.

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The Long-Awaited Arrival of Bail Reform

New York’s transformative pretrial and bail reforms go into effect in 2020. They should create a more fair, equal, and compassionate criminal justice system.

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The Promise and Peril of Cow Power

Anaerobic digestion is an innovative process that converts waste to energy. Is it too good to be true?