Rep. Jerrold Nadler
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.
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.”
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.
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.
Even though New York is one of the few states in the nation to recognize same-sex marriage, St. Sen. Daniel Squadron points out that the federal government still doesn’t.
The federal government is now saying that cancer-striken Ground Zero 9/11 responders will not benefit from the Zadroga Act.
New York lawmakers came together on Monday to announce new federal legislation they hope will allow them to set higher fuel efficiency standards for city taxis.
Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney and Rep. Jerrold Nadler ripped Republican senators Friday for blocking the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act of 2010.