Rep. Steve Israel
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.
Condos and co-ops are designated as businesses the way the law is currently written. That prevents those homeowners from receiving federal disaster aid offered to other homeowners.
Her family said they suspect foul play in Bhoomika Kochhar’s June 15 death, but authorities in Nepal have labeled it a suicide. Rep. Steve Israel has demanded the government there cooperate in a full investigation.
Rep. Steve Israel held a press conference Friday at Crescent Beach in Glen Cove to call on the Environmental Protection Agency to heighten its standards for water quality.
Long Island U.S. Rep. Steve Israel (D-N.Y.) said Wednesday that it is ridiculous that most of the products sold in our national parks are made in other countries and has proposed legislation to do something about it.
The Long Island lawmaker is working to correct what he called unfair discharge papers for gay and lesbian veterans.
With Pride Month in full swing, two gay and lesbian pride parades were to be held in the Tri-State Area on Saturday.
Before the repeal of the “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy, some servicemembers were subjected to dishonorable discharges because they were gay. Long Island U.S. Rep. Steve Israel (D-N.Y.) wants to change that.
U.S. Rep. Steve Israel (D-N.Y.) of Long Island thinks the recent Ranbaxy case shows the U.S. Food and Drug Administration may be asleep at the wheel.
The gun was unveiled this week by Cody Wilson, a 25-year-old law school student in Texas, who was dubbed one of the 15 most dangerous people in the world.
Three-dimensional printing is touted as the future – it has already been used to make jewelry, toys, and even medical devices.
The 3D technology allows the user to input a a digital blueprint that is then produced in three dimensions in hard molded plastic.
Israel said under the current rules, many terminally ill patients will not receive the benefits before they die.