Local Lawmakers Rally Against GOP Tax BillMinority Leader Chuck Schumer gave a "shout-out" of praise to four local Republicans he credited for opposing the elimination of state and local tax deductions.
Schumer Calls Airport Screening Lapses 'Highly Concerning'The New York Democrat said Sunday that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Inspector General's office should undertake a thorough review of the TSA's employee training procedures.
U.S. Navy Secretary Visits LI To Witness Aftermath Of Ground Water PollutionThe contamination was traced to Navy work following WWII when it contracted with Grumman to build fighter planes and chemicals were dumped into the ground.
Hudson River Island Project Dead In The Water As Settlement Seemed ImminentBillionaire businessman Barry Diller has pulled the plug on a bold plan to build an entertainment island on an undulating pier in the Hudson.
Schumer Wants Federal Review After Hundreds Lose Mail In LarchmontLarchmont's mail problems have drawn federal attention.
‘Time Will Tell,’ Trump Scorns Sessions As ‘Very Weak’ But Won’t Comment On AG’s FuturePresident Donald Trump cranked up the heat Tuesday on Attorney General Jeff Sessions, scorning him as "very weak" and refusing to say whether he'll fire the nation's top law enforcement officer.
Shrinking Seats On Amtrak Trains A One Way Ticket To Discomfort, Schumer SaysSchumer thinks the nation's rail service is going down the wrong track by talking about making seats smaller to boost capacity.
Senate Republicans Unveil Health Care Bill, Sparking Heated DebateThe plan will eliminate the individual mandate which forces people to buy health insurance or pay a penalty. It also removes taxes put in place under the Affordable Care Act.
Sen. Schumer Calls For Special Heroin Enforcement Team To Tackle Addiction In New YorkSchumer asked the Drug Enforcement Agency to provide New York with one of four special heroin enforcement teams being formed to combat the problem.
Riders Joined By Bi-Partisan Group Of Lawmakers To Demand Changes From MTA, AmtrakA third rail problem was resolved at Penn Station, but the nightmare for commuters was far from over.
Local Officials React To US Missile Strike On SyriaPresident Donald Trump ordered the strike Thursday in response to this week's deadly chemical weapons attack the Syrian government carried out against civilians.
Series Of Small Plane Crashes Prompt Schumer To Arrange Safety SeminarAfter a string of small plane crashes in the New York area, the NTSB is hosting a small plane safety seminar -- the first on Long Island.