A spending bill making its way through the House calls for budget cuts to the National School Lunch Program as well as the Summer Electronic Benefit Transfer for Children pilot program.
Without the trust fund, the project could be delayed or local taxpayers could end up footing the bill.
Rep. Nita Lowey, D-N.Y., wants to ban all Bakken crude shipments by rail unless volatile gases are first removed.
New York City is stepping up its training for city workers who could be the first ones to make contact with anyone with Ebola.
NY Elected Officials Hold Rally For Israel As Pro-Palestinian Protesters Stage Counter-Demonstration
More than two dozen New York elected officials have been rallying at City Hall in support of Israel. Nearly 100 pro-Palestinian protesters staged a counter-demonstration outside the City Hall gates.
President Barack Obama visited the Tappan Zee Bridge on Wednesday as he announced a series of measures aimed at improving the nation’s crumbling infrastructure.
U.S. Rep. Nita Lowey, D-Westchester/Rockland, and several other elected officials called for the U.S. Department of Transportation to set stricter standards
The House of Representatives and Senate approved a Hurricane Sandy relief bill on Friday. That means checks could soon be in the mail for tens of thousands of storm victims to repair their homes and businesses.
The White House says New York desperately needs a new bridge. President Barack Obama issued an executive order Tuesday clearing the way for a long-awaited Tappan Zee Bridge replacement.
Worried about how it will affect Westchester’s most vulnerable, Hudson Valley Congresswoman Nita Lowey says the House of Representatives was irresponsible when it passed the Agriculture Appropriation Act.
Internet scams targeting immigrants and seniors are circling around online and Hudson Valley Congresswoman Nita Lowey wants her constituents to be cautious.
An embattled candidate answered his critics on Monday. Republican congressional nominee Jim Russell bristled at suggestions he’s a racist.