Rep. Jerrold Nadler

Mayor Bill de Blasio and other elected officials call for the renewal of the Zadroga Act on Sept. 8, 2014. (credit: Getty Images)

Local Leaders Urging Reauthorization Of Zadroga Act

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, Rep. Carolyn Maloney, Rep. Jerrold Nadler and Rep. Peter King joined Mayor Bill de Blasio in lower Manhattan to call for the reauthorization of the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act.

09/08/2014

City leaders call on Bloomberg administration to drop stop-and-frisk appeal from the steps of City Hall, Nov. 6, 2013. (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Following De Blasio Win, Local Leaders Call For City To Drop Stop-And-Frisk Appeal

“Mayor-elect de Blasio ran on a platform of changing stop-and-frisk and the people overwhelmingly supported that yesterday, so I hope the administration realizes – number one – this is going to happen anyway in two months,” said Rep. Jerrold Nadler.

11/06/2013

Penn Station

Work Under Way For Flood-Resistant Tunnels At Penn Station

A three-block-long concrete casing is under construction, in an effort to preserve a possible right-of-way for two flood-resistant rail tunnels into Penn Station.

09/23/2013

Dust fills the area around the World Trade Center as the Twin Towers collapse - New York, NY - Sep 11, 2001 (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Deadline To Register For 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund Fast Approaching

The $2.8 billion Victim Compensation Fund will be divided among those who register and are eligible for benefits.

09/09/2013

Countdown for enrollment in Sept. 11 Victim Compensation Fund on Rep. Carolyn Maloney's official website, June 24, 2013. (credit: maloney.house.gov)

Officials Urge Those Affected By 9/11 To Register For Victim Compensation Fund

Time is running out for people exposed to toxins from the Sept. 11 terror attacks to register for health benefits. A deadline of Oct. 3 is looming for those who are sick or might become sick because of 9/11.

06/24/2013

Marriage equality supporters take part in a march and rally ahead of US Supreme Court arguments on legalizing same-sex marriage in New York on March 24, 2013. (credit: EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Supreme Court To Hear Arguments On 2 Same-Sex Marriage Cases This Week

Tuesday will mark the moment thousands of couples across the Tri-State Area and the entire nation have been waiting for. The U.S. Supreme Court will begin hearing arguments on two cases that could define what marriage is.

03/25/2013

Lawmakers, advocates call on Senate to include immigration reform provision for LGBT families (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Lawmakers Lobby For Gay Couples To Be Protected Under Immigration Laws

As the fight over immigration reform pushes ahead, one issue that the president and Congress don’t agree on yet is whether someone should be able to sponsor a visa for a same-sex partner.

03/18/2013

A home along the shore in the Rockaways ravaged by Superstorm Sandy - Nov. 2, 2012 (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

N.Y. Congresspeople: Possible Relief Ahead For Sandy Victims’ Insurance Rates

There might be some relief coming for superstorm Sandy victims who are facing skyrocketing flood insurance rates.

03/11/2013

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

Connecticut State Police walk on Dickson Street from the scene of an elementary school shooting on December 14, 2012 in Newtown, Connecticut. According to reports, there are more than 20 dead, most children, after a gunman opened fire in at the Sandy Hook Elementary School. The shooter was also killed. (Photo by Douglas Healey/Getty Images)

Newtown School Massacre Pushes Gun Control Debate Back Into Limelight

“We’re going to have to come together and take meaningful action to prevent more tragedies like this, regardless of the politics,” said President Barack Obama.

12/14/2012

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (credit: gillibrand.senate.gov), Rep. Jerrold Nadler (credit: nadler.house.gov), City Council Speaker Christine Quinn (credit: council.nyc.gov)

City, State Lawmakers: LGBT Equality Needs To Be Reality Across America

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, Rep. Jerrold Nadler and city council speaker Christine Quinn were among the politicians who met with community leaders at Gay Men’s Health Crisis headquarters Sunday afternoon to talk about an LGBT equality measure.

CBS New York–10/21/2012

2nd Avenue Subway Tunnel (file / credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

New York Congressmen Rip House Transportation Bill

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.

02/06/2012

Rep. Jerrold Nadler and other officials on the steps of City Hall - New York, NY - Dec 12, 2011 (credit: Alex Silverman / WCBS 880)

Officials Rally, Want DOE To Shorten Timeframe To Rid Schools Of Toxic PCBs

About 700 New York City Schools have been contaminated with PCBs, and today elected officials called for the Department of Education to shorten its cleanup timetable.

12/12/2011

A man confronts New York Police Department officers as demonstrators with 'Occupy Wall Street' mark the two month anniversary of the protest November 17, 2011. (credit:  STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Nadler Wants Federal Probe Of NYPD’s ‘Occupy Wall Street’ Response

In a letter to Attorney General Eric Holder, Rep. Nadler expressed his concern about “troubling reports” involving alleged “excessive force used by NYPD officers against OWS protestors.”

12/06/2011

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Bloomberg: Occupy Wall Street ‘Really Hurting Small Businesses, Families’

Bloomberg said nobody has been a stronger defender of the protesters’ First Amendment rights than he’s been but he stresses he’s concerned about the rights of the people who live and work in lower Manhattan.

11/02/2011

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