On the brink of a government shutdown, the Senate voted 54-46 on Monday to strip a one-year delay in President Barack Obama’s health care law from the bill that would keep the government operating.
The sweeping change, which would put New York at the forefront of a growing national debate over use of the drug, calls for recreational marijuana to be regulated and taxed like alcohol and tobacco.
Democratic State Senate President Steve Sweeney said the seat should go to a fellow Democrat.
Vestiges of the economy also were found in the second question in the CBS Local Presidential Forum on their view of the role of the federal government.
The Supreme Court’s decision upholding the individual mandate and the Affordable Care Act amounts to rolling out the welcome mat for Big Brother to intrude on the lives of Americans.
Stricter governmental guidelines are needed for a person to receive a government paycheck. These guidelines need to involve stricter limits on what people can do with their free government paycheck. If something isn’t needed for survival, it should not be purchased with the American taxpayer’s dollars.
Longtime New York Congressman Charlie Rangel is racing against the clock Thursday morning in an attempt to strike a deal before the day’s public hearing on his alleged ethics violations gets underway.
NEW YORK — The pressure on Harlem congressman Charlie Rangel to settle his ethics probe has been intense, and sources told CBS 2 on Wednesday that the embattled politician is close to striking a deal.