Rep. Steve Israel
Sen. Charles Schumer, Rep. Steve Israel: Feds Should Consider Missile-Protection Systems For Commercial Planes
U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer is urging federal authorities to study whether U.S. passenger jets should be equipped with devices that would protect them against missiles.
“On the one hand the federal government says ‘protect your Social Security number.’ On the other hand, it advertises your Social Security number on 50 million Medicare cards in the United States,” Israel said.
Rep. Steve Israel is pushing legislation to require all manufacturers display the maximum amount of people allowed on boats that are 45-feet-long or shorter.
Rep. Steve Israel discussed his Household Cleaning Products Right To Know Act Friday from Port Washington.
The boy hasn’t be able to get the necessary travel documents to be reunited with his mom and remains in Ukraine amid growing unrest.
A report completed by centrist think tank Third Way compared Hicksville, Akron, Ohio and McAllen, Texas and showed how overtaxed the Long Islanders are due to the higher cost of living.
Thousands of Jewish artifacts found in Iraq a decade ago have been restored and are now on public display — but not for long.
Democratic Rep. Steve Israel and Republican Rep. Peter King said they will introduce the bill, titled the Emergency Responder Radio Communications Protection Act, in Congress this week.
The March 21 strike threat is on hold until July 20 as union members and the Metropolitan Transportation Authority agree to more talks with a federal arbitrator in Washington.
The Long Island Democrat’s bill would require bicycle and pedestrian lanes be factored in when building roadways.
Officials said four out of the five bus routes currently servicing Douglaston have seen increased ridership in the past two years.
McCarthy, a lifelong resident of Mineola, was first elected to Congress in 1996. She has been a staunch gun control advocate since her husband was killed and her son was seriously wounded in the Dec. 7, 1993 Long Island Rail Road massacre.
An arsenic-based drug called nitarson is given to turkeys to prevent a disease in the birds and the FDA is looking into whether to drug elevates the arsenic level in the mean beyond what would occur naturally.
LIRR riders can receive a pre-tax benefit of $245 each month through most employers, but that benefit is set to expire at the end of the year.
A Long Island lawmaker wants to strengthen laws to ensure such cybercriminals who hack into baby monitors are punished.