Dan Donovan, the Staten Island district attorney involved in the Eric Garner chokehold case, was sworn in Tuesday as the House’s newest member.
As the Zadroga 9/11 Act approaches expiration, many are demanding Congress instate permanent funding.
After serving half of his young life behind bars, Long Island’s Marty Tankleff is seriously considering running for congress.
A Long Island man who spent 17 years in prison before a court ruled he was innocent in his parents’ murder is exploring possibly running for Congress.
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and Sen. Charles Schumer are calling for increased federal transportation funding.
Congress could vote as soon as Tuesday on a bill that would provide billions of dollars to make railroad crossings safer.
The mayor described Republicans’ tinkering with Homeland Security funding as inappropriate, unfair and dangerous.
Brooklyn City Councilman Vincent Gentile (D-43rd) will be the Democratic candidate in the race for the vacant congressional seat that had been occupied by Michael Grimm.
There has been heated disagreement among some New York congressmen over whether to boycott Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s controversial address in Washington next month.
Projects designed to cut down on fertilizer runoff, expand bird nesting areas and restore native grasslands are among those selected for funding under a new initiative that encourages conservation partnerships between government and private organizations.
Politics might not be rocket science, but a central New Jersey Democratic congressman who is a rocket scientist is retiring from the House after eight terms.
U.S. Rep. Michael Grimm (R-N.Y.) is expected to resign from Congress, according to multiple reports Monday night.
The Federal Communications Commission voted this fall to stop enforcing the NFL’s blackout policy, but the action did not end blackouts, which are written into the NFL’s private contracts with broadcast and cable companies.
From halfway around the world on Friday, President Barack Obama upped the ante in the fight for immigration reform.
City Councilman Vincent Gentile said he believes allowing disabled veterans access to HOV lanes is a nice way for New York City to show its appreciation to those who have sacrificed for the country.