Rep. Steve Israel
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.
A Long Island congressman is calling on the federal government to make sure people’s credit reports are not marred by the activity of identity thieves.
You have probably heard about people stealing identities to open credit cards and purchase cars. But there a growing problem – people getting tax refunds after stealing someone’s identity.
Officials from Connecticut and beyond are expressing their shock and horror.
Long Island Congressman Steve Israel says he’ll talk to Long Island Rail Road officials about their refusal to refund riders with monthly and weekly tickets that went unused because of a lack of service after superstorm Sandy.
Life after Superstorm Sandy has left Long Island Rail Road commuters in a tight spot – literally. Their trains have been crowded because of storm damage, and they are angry about it.
Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano was in Bethpage on Tuesday, along with Rep. Peter King and Rep. Steve Israel to discuss the temporary housing options for those who lost their homes in the storm.