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.
Incumbent Democrat Sean Patrick Maloney is facing a rematch against Nan Hayworth, the former congresswoman he unseated two years ago.
The bill is expected to be introduced in Congress next month after midterm elections.
Lawmakers said they have no plans to get involved with the contract dispute and urged the MTA and the unions to return to the bargaining table.
On Saturday, Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney joined health officials in announcing a new initiative that would establish a nationwide ban on the use of tanning beds by those who are less than 18-years-old.
U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez said if they cannot get Congress to fund the Federal Highway Trust Fund, “We will be paralyzed.”
General Motors CEO Mary Barra has told Washington lawmakers that GM could simultaneously release an internal investigation into a deadly ignition switch problem and its plan to compensate victims.
Door-to-door mail delivery could become a thing of the past. A U.S. House committee approved a bill that would change delivery to “cluster box” pick-ups.