Federal Government

De Blasio Says He Will Apply For Security ClearanceMayor Bill de Blasio on Friday said he is applying for federal security clearance, following the revelation that he was the first mayor in 20 years without it.
Rep. Maloney Stands With New Yorkers In Support Of Terrorism Insurance BillThe future of a federal backstop to protect insurers in the event of terrorist attacks is uncertain.
Feds Hope Gasoline Reserves Will Prevent Sandy-Style ShortagesThe federal government on Friday offered some Superstorm Sandy victims some hope that they will not see a repeat of the endless lines at gas stations that followed the storm.
U.S. Justice Department Joins Pine Bush Bullying InvestigationThe United States Justice Department has joined an investigation into allegations of anti-Semitic harassment at an Orange County school.
JPMorgan Chase, Feds Reach Tentative $13-Billion AgreementThe person said the tentative agreement does not resolve a criminal investigation of the bank's conduct. It is being handled by federal prosecutors in Sacramento, Calif.
Federal Government To Comply With Order Allowing Morning After Pill For All AgesThe federal government on Monday told a judge in Brooklyn that it will reverse course, and take steps to comply with his order to allow girls of any age to buy emergency contraception without prescriptions.
Westchester County Stands To Lose Money Over Fair Housing OrdersWestchester County stands to lose $7.4 million in grants unless officials there quickly comply with fair housing orders, the federal government warned Monday.
Federal Government: Buying Out Flooded Homes Is A Complex ProcessThe federal government is providing guidance for towns and states considering flood-related home buyouts, but it is not as simple as just writing a check.
Christie: New Jersey's Share Of Federal Aid Would Be Enough To RebuildNew Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said Monday that the state’s share of New Jersey's share of $60.4 million in proposed federal aid would be sufficient to cover rebuilding costs after Superstorm Sandy.
Lower Manhattan Business Owners Trying To Make Comeback After SandySmall business owners in Lower Manhattan have been trying to get going again after Superstorm Sandy, and the federal government has been trying to help them.
Justice Department Gets Ready For Clemens RetrialJustice Department, embarrassed by an error that caused a mistrial of Roger Clemens last year, has added more prosecutors in hopes of containing any misstep.
Sen Schumer Calls On Federal Government To Help Cops Curb Drugged DrivingThe federal government should help police departments nationwide obtain the tools and training needed to attack a rising scourge of driving under the influence, two U.S. senators said Sunday.
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