Local Officials React To US Missile Strike On SyriaPresident Donald Trump ordered the strike Thursday in response to this week's deadly chemical weapons attack the Syrian government carried out against civilians.
NYC Muslim Exhibit's Funding Amid Cuts Targeted By TrumpThe Children's Museum in Manhattan served as a backdrop for Democratic New York lawmakers vowing to fight federal budget cuts targeting the arts, even as a popular new exhibit on Muslim culture met parents' rave reviews.
'No Excuses:' Schumer Calls For NTSB Safety Review, Sleep Apnea Testing Following LIRR CrashSenators Chuck Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand, of New York, along with Senators Bob Menendez and Cory Booker, of New Jersey, released a letter to the NTSB on Sunday.
Gillibrand: CDC Should Issue Guidelines For Opioid PrescriptionsNew York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand will be on Long Island Friday, calling for stricter limits on opioid prescriptions.
Bratton, NY Lawmakers Pressure Congress To Permanently Renew Zadroga ActPolice Commissioner Bill Bratton pushed Congress on Thursday to keep dollars flowing to a health program for first responders and others who got sick working in the rubble of the Sept. 11 attacks.
Gillibrand Bill Would Create New FEMA OversightGillibrand's proposal would streamline the insurance review process and improve communication.
Rep. Peter King: Evidence Points To Terrorist Attack On Russian PlaneThe crash of a Russian passenger plane last month was a hot topic of discussion for some New York lawmakers Sunday.
Gillibrand Introduces Flood Insurance Reform BillGillibrand said many New Yorkers whose homes were damaged or destroyed during Superstorm Sandy three years ago faced a burdensome and fraud-ridden claims process.
Sen. Gillibrand Calls For Permanent Extension Of Zadroga Act Benefiting 9/11 First Responders"Our first responders answered the call of duty when our nation was under attack, and deserve to be treated by Congress as the veterans they really are," Gillibrand said.
Gillibrand Bill Would Prevent Anti-LGBT Adoption BiasNew York is one of seven states that explicitly ban discrimination in adoption based on sexual orientation.
Senators Push Bill To End Federal Ban In States With Approved Medical MarijuanaTwo local U.S. senators introduced a bill on Sunday that would end a federal ban in states where medical marijuana has been made legal.
Netanyahu In Speech To Congress: Iran Nuclear Deal 'Paves Path To Bomb'Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu thanked the United States and President Barack Obama for aiding Israel, but warned of the threat that Iran poses to Israel's survival.