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Congressman Peter King

LIRR

Local Commuters May Receive Tax Break On Transportation

Senator Charles Schumer said a mass transit tax benefit that expired last year was included in the Senate transportation bill overhauling federal highway and transit programs.

03/11/2012

Rep. Anthony Weiner (D-NY) (Credit: Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images)

Local Lawmakers Split Over Steady Tax Rates Deal

It comes a little more than a week after President Obama struck a deal with Republicans, but liberal Democrats have been strongly opposed to the deal.

12/17/2010

Unemployment, not hiring

Congress Under Gun Over Unemployment Benefits

Unless Congress acts, extended unemployment benefits will expire at midnight Tuesday for roughly 400,000 New York residents, 275,000 from New Jersey and 58,000 from Connecticut.

11/29/2010