Rep. Carolyn Maloney
More than 6,000 people entered a lottery for tickets to President Barack Obama’s inauguration ceremony in Washington Monday at the office of U.S. Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-N.Y.), and there were 120 winners.
The final House vote was 241-180 — 192 Democrats were joined by 38 Republicans in approving the measure.
More than six weeks after the storm, some businesses that rely on the holiday season to boost revenues said this will not be a very merry Christmas for them.
If Congress fails to reach a budget deal, automatic across the board cuts in January would slash $38 million from the Zadroga Act, which helps care for sick 9/11 responders.
Officials Announce Plan To Speed Innovation And Business Development At Cornell’s Graduate Tech Program
At a news conference, government leaders and representatives from the Ivy League university announced plans to have a patent officer stationed at CornellNYC Tech’s graduate school campus to help students and others more easily capitalize on their ideas.
People with any of the cancers on the list could qualify for treatments and payments as long as they and their doctors make a plausible case that the disease might be connected to the caustic dust.
The effort to rebuild St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church, destroyed on 9/11, is moving ahead.
Some are blaming President Barack Obama for the sky-high gas prices, claiming he wants to help enforce the “use-less gas lifestyle” he wants Americans to adopt.
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.