WATERTOWN, N.Y. (WWNY) - If the Green Light Bill becomes a law, undocumented immigrants in New York state would be able to get a drivers license without proving they are legal U.S. citizens. Most of your feedback this week is about this:
This is a...slap in the face to the people who have come here legally.
Many of these people are already behind the wheel of a vehicle. Give them a limited license that would not confer full rights of citizenship, but would allow them to purchase insurance to protect those that they might injure.
The town of Lyme is considering a law which would restrict short-term rentals, a business fueled by travel websites like Airbnb and a driving force of tourism for the Lyme area in the summer months:
If you own a cottage, you should be able to do whatever you want with it. If you wish to rent it out, so be it. They get rowdy, that's what the cops are for.
I agree with owners having to live in the property...It prevents people from buying up all of the property.
The Watertown Daily Times announced last week that it’s ending Monday editions, closing four newspapers, cutting jobs and creating a new regional website:
With internet and social media, by the time the paper comes out, it’s old news. It’s sad, but times are always changing!
Michelle Edelman Pettis
Still need a paper in front of me each day. Too many institutions disappearing.