MERRICK, N.Y. (CBSNewYork/AP) – New York Sen. Charles Schumer is calling on the federal government to develop a plan to protect Nassau County’s coastline, similar to one in neighboring Suffolk. Schumer said a plan for […]
“I am asking, really demanding that Delta, American, U.S. Air, and United Airlines put the brakes on these out of control change of flight fees,” he said.
Residents said they were told that their rents will be going up on June 1, with rent increases ranging anywhere from $100 to over $900 a month.
Gun control was on the floor of the U.S. Senate on Thursday after an attempt by conservatives to block the bills failed. But the real debate was just beginning.
Three months after Sandy ravaged coastal areas in much of the Northeast, President Barack Obama chided lawmakers for taking their time to approve the funding even as he commended them for providing the long-awaited aid.
The U.S. Senate was set to vote Monday on the $50.5 billion aid package for Superstorm Sandy relief, and Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) said the package will provide aid for long-delayed coastline protection projects.
Tri-State Area lawmakers and officials made visits to Washington this week to talk to President Barack Obama and members of Congress about the impact of storm and what’s needed for recovery.
The federal government announced Monday that dozens of types of cancer will be now be covered under a healthcare fund for first responders of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks.
The number of whooping cough cases has tripled in New York, and Sen. Charles Schumer is calling on health officials to provide free vaccinations.
Sen Charles Schumer took to the steps of the New York Public Library on Sunday, to ask Congress to approve a deal that would block a student loan increase.
The media wasn’t invited on Saturday when City Council Speaker Christine Quinn — the city’s first openly gay council speaker — married her longtime partner, Kim Catullo.
There’s more than a trip to the Stanley Cup Finals at stake in the Round 3 series between the New Jersey Devils and New York Rangers.
Schumer called for passage of the Safe Doses Act at the Harlem drug store on Saturday.
Two U.S. senators are asking Attorney General Eric Holder to investigate whether employers asking for Facebook passwords during job interviews are violating federal law, their offices announced Sunday.
U.S. Food and Drug Administration officials plan to investigate whether inhalable caffeine sold in lipstick-sized canisters is safe for consumers and if its manufacturer was right to brand it as a dietary supplement.