Congressman Jerrold Nadler
City officials announced a 10-year plan in February to replace the aging fluorescent lights, but community groups think the plan is way too slow.
Politicians, firefighters and Brooklyn residents rallied Sunday to save Ladder 161, one of the firehouses that could be closed by the city.
President Barack Obama arrived in Manhattan on Tuesday afternoon with one mission in mind, furthering his defense of intervention in Libya.
I do not believe [President Obama] has the constitutional authority to commit this nation to war in the absence of an immediate threat,” Congressman Jerrold Nadler said.
The city will begin seeking bids for a 10-year, $708 million city-wide clean up. It’s a move that for concerned parents and local elected officials couldn’t come soon enough.