LETTER: Editorials are simply not emergencies, Ron Wegsman, Riverdale Press

Yes, health care reform is difficult — apparently, too difficult for state Sen. Jeffrey Klein.

He whines that he hasn’t been able to get a hearing on the New York Health Act. But if a legislator is truly committed to a bill, he will use his leverage and political capital to prevail upon his colleagues to move it forward — especially if he is in a leadership position.

Sen. Klein says caucusing with the Republicans in the state senate gives him influence over them. If that is the case, he should use that influence.

Read the full letter at the Riverdale Press here.

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