The $85 billion budget-cutting mechanism could affect everything from commercial flights to classrooms to meat inspections.
Chief Justice John Roberts delivered the court’s ruling shortly after 10 a.m. Thursday to a crowd of about 400 to 500 people inside the marble courtroom.
There were a number of hotly contested Democratic primaries that were getting voters to the polls on Tuesday, especially in the racially and ethnically diverse 8th Congressional District in Brooklyn and Queens.
The media wasn’t invited on Saturday when City Council Speaker Christine Quinn — the city’s first openly gay council speaker — married her longtime partner, Kim Catullo.
There’s more than a trip to the Stanley Cup Finals at stake in the Round 3 series between the New Jersey Devils and New York Rangers.
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand is appearing with veterans in Manhattan to renew her call for a quick troop drawdown in Afghanistan.
Sens. Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand, along with Long Island congressman Timothy Bishop, say immigration officials have granted permission for South African Tim Smulian to remain in the United States for another year.
New York’s junior senator, Kirsten Gillibrand, is a main sponsor of the so-called “Stock Act,” which forces lawmakers, their aides and family members to publicly disclose financial transactions.
Senator Kirsten Gillibrand is lending support to Nazim Habib and her 19-year-old daughter, Nadia. Her office is optimistic the pair will be able to stay in the United States.
“We’ve been asked by this district to send a message to Washington, and I hope they hear it loud and clear,” Turner said.
Thousands of military veterans who served in Iraq and Afghanistan are now living in New York City with no jobs.
The 9/11 Commission Report pointed to shortcomings in the communications systems used by first responders during the Sept. 11 attacks in New York City in 2001.
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand and Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly said the NYPD needs a broadband network that would allow it to communicate with other agencies, including federal law enforcement
Gillibrand reportedly said in an email thanking supporters that she broke the $3 million mark for the federal reporting period ending Thursday.
The bill was one of the last measures Congress passed before adjourning in December. President Obama signed the bill from Hawaii, where he’s vacationing with his family.
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