Rep. Carolyn Maloney
The Federal Transportation bill would change how mass transit is funded by the government, taking away gas tax revenue and instead make a one-time deposit into a mass transit trust fund.
Speaking at City Hall in New York City, a group of Indonesian Christians and their supporters called for passing H.R. 3590, which would allow them to reapply claims for asylum.
Due to the economy, a number of states have been sending back their federal funds for a high-speed rail, not wanting to match those funds with state money.
Is it safe to have such a high volume of helicopter traffic over our city? That’s what many New York politicians want to know.
Federal lawmakers are calling on the administrator of the national Sept. 11 health program to consider adding cancer to a list of diseases that qualify for assistance.
The federal government is now saying that cancer-striken Ground Zero 9/11 responders will not benefit from the Zadroga Act.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius cut the ribbon at the Mount Sinai Medical Center to celebrate the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act taking effect.
One notable no-show to Sunday’s Celebrate Israel Parade on Fifth Avenue was Congressman Anthony Weiner, whose absence apparently did not sit will with a top U.S. senator.
The Equal Rights Amendment passed Congress in 1972, but fell three states short of the 38 necessary for ratification.
A parade of dignitaries came out to pay their respects to Geraldine Ferraro Thursday at a private service at the Church Of Saint Vincent Ferrer on the Upper East Side.