Congressman Peter King To Head To Israel In Show Of SupportRep. King is expected to meet with Israeli officials, and tour the tunnels as well as places hit by violence.
Local Commuters May Receive Tax Break On TransportationSenator 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.
Local Lawmakers Split Over Steady Tax Rates DealIt 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.
Congress Under Gun Over Unemployment BenefitsUnless 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.