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Michael Grimm

Sen. Charles Schumer calls on the U.S. Senate to pass the Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act at a news conference on March 10, 2014 in Belle Harbor, Queens. (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Schumer, Rockaway Residents To Senate: Pass Flood Insurance Bill

The Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act, co-sponsored by Rep. Michael Grimm, R-Staten Island, would cap yearly premium increases at 18 percent.

03/10/2014

FILE -- This Staten Island home was badly flooded during Superstorm Sandy. (credit: Getty Images)

House OKs Bill Rolling Back Huge Flood Insurance Premium Hikes

The bill would allow sellers to pass along their subsidized, below-market insurance rates to new buyers and lower the limit on how much flood insurance premiums can rise each year. The measure was approved 306-91.

03/04/2014

(L to R) British Foreign Secretary William Hague, German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle, EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi, US Secretary of State John Kerry, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius attend a statement on early November 24, 2013 in Geneva. (Photo read FABRICE COFFRINI/AFP/Getty Images)

Lawmakers Look To Sanctions If Iran Deal Falters

The controversial deal to put the brakes on Iran’s nuclear program has united Democrats and Republicans on Capitol Hill on steps to take if the pact falls apart.

11/25/2013

(Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

House Votes Down Democrats’ Latest Effort To End Government Shutdown

Republican leaders welcomed the Wednesday afternoon meeting but questioned whether Democrats were ready to deal.

10/02/2013

Rep. Peter King (R-NY), Rep. Christopher Smith (R-NJ), Rep. Michael Grimm (R-NY), Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen (R-NJ) and Rep. Leonard Lance (R-NJ) speak to the media after a meeting regarding the Sandy aid bill with Speaker of the House Rep. John Boehner (R-OH) January 2, 2013 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

House Sets Sandy Aid Vote After Harsh Criticism From Area Lawmakers

Rep. Peter King said House Speaker John Boehner agreed to schedule a vote Friday on $9 billion for the national flood insurance program and another vote Jan. 15 for a remaining $51 billion in the package.

01/03/2013

Gov. Chris Christie, House Rep. John Boehner (credit: Getty Images)

Furious & Fuming: Christie Blames House GOP, Boehner For Politicizing Sandy Aid

Several lawmakers from New York and New Jersey said House Speaker John Boehner’s decision to abandon a vote this session would be a crushing blow to states ravaged by the devastating storm.

01/02/2013

Representative Michael Grimm (credit:grimm.house.gov)

NYPD: Teen Admits Vandalizing Rep. Michael Grimm’s Staten Island Campaign Office

An eighth grader told a school counselor that he and a friend had broken a window over the weekend at the office on Staten Island.

09/25/2012

Representative Michael Grimm (credit:grimm.house.gov)

Congressman Grimm Calls Vandalism At Campaign Headquarters ‘Sabotage’

Staten Island Congressman Michael Grimm was the victim of an act of vandalism at his campaign office and is calling it sabotage.

09/23/2012

Representative Michael Grimm (credit:grimm.house.gov)

Feds Consider Probe Into Rep Grimm Campaign Funds

The FBI is considering whether to open an investigation into allegations that followers of a New York City rabbi made illegal campaign contributions to U.S. Rep. Michael Grimm, according to a law enforcement official.

03/04/2012

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi

N.Y. In Middle Of Possible Dem Midterm Carnage

There are new predictions that as many as 100 seats held by Democrats in the House of Representatives could be won by Republicans, and that includes 10 seats in New York.

10/20/2010