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Rep. Steve Israel (file/photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Rep. Steve Israel Warns Of Increasing Threat Of ATM Skimming

U.S. Rep. Steve Israel (D-Huntington) on Wednesday warned consumers of the serious and ongoing threat of ATM scams.

CBS New York–10/24/2012

Matthew and Marissa Weippert (credit: CBS 2)

L.I. Congressman Calls For Parental Bereavement To Be Added To Family And Medical Leave Act

Rep. Steve Israel has called for allowing 12 weeks of paid leave for parents coping with the death of a child, which is currently not covered under the 1993 law.

10/03/2012

Man goes through a full-body scanner at the airport (file/Photo: Joern Pollex/Getty Images)

L.I. Congressman Calls For More Research Into Safety Of Airport X-Ray Scanners

Congressman Steve Israel has called on the Transportation Security Administration to launch an independent investigation on potential health risks from the full-body Backscatter X-ray scanners.

08/28/2012

The Longacre Theatre (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Twitter Complies With NYPD Subpoena After Threats Against Broadway Theater Discovered

An anonymous poster claimed he plans to attack theater-goers attending the Spike Lee-directed play at the Longacre Theater in Midtown

08/07/2012

Scott Stringer with other officials calling on the IOC to honor the Munich 11 (credit: Scott Stringer/Facebook)

NYC Officials Hold Moment Of Silence For The Munich 11

It is being viewed as a dramatic slap in the face by the International Olympic Committee — refusing to observe a moment of silence for the Israeli athletes massacred 40 years ago at the Munich games.

07/27/2012

The Olympic rings hang from Tower Bridge - Longon, England (credit: EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/GettyImages)

Rep. Steve Israel Wants Munich Victims Honored At London Olympics

Some members of Congress, including several from New York, want the International Olympic Committee to honor the Israeli athletes and coaches who were killed at the Munich games in 1972.

07/26/2012

Rep. Steve Israel (left) holds cell phone used in hacking demonstration at his Hauppauge, NY office on Monday, June 4, 2012 (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Rep. Israel Wants FCC To Require Cell Carriers To Have Password Protected Voicemail

Rep. Steve Israel demonstrated how hackers can go to a “spoofing” site, enter a cell phone number and gain access to that number’s voice messeges.

06/04/2012

Job seekers fill out paperwork at a career fair at Prince George's Community College - Largo, MD - Nov 4, 2010 - Photo: Mark Wilson/Getty Images

Jobs Fair For Veterans In Farmingdale Today

Our nation’s veterans – they put their lives on the line and now, upon returning home, many are unable to find a job. It’s a sad reality.

03/30/2012

The Garvey family outside their new home in Bay Shore, NY on Saturday, Jan. 28, 2012 (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880).

Homeless L.I. Teen And Family Move In To New Bay Shore Home

Samantha Garvey and her family were given the keys to their new Bay Shore home by Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone Saturday afternoon as part of the county’s affordable rental properties for homeless families.

01/28/2012

Samantha Garvey and her mussels at Brentwood High School - Brentwood, NY - Jan 12, 2012 (credit: Sophia Hall / WCBS 880)

Homeless L.I. Intel Semifinalist Invited To State Of The Union

Samantha Garvey was invited by Long Island Rep. Steve Israel to the Jan. 24 speech.

01/17/2012

Francis McGuigan's dog tags - Bohemia, NY - Nov 30, 2011 (credit: Sophia Hall / WCBS 880)

Late Long Island World War II Veteran’s Dog Tags Returned

What once was lost has now been found in Bohemia.

11/30/2011

A photo of Francis McGuigan and his medals (credit: handout)

Replacement Medals Presented To Family Of Late Long Island World War II Veteran

It’s a proud day for the family of a World War II hero whose service medals were recently stolen.

11/28/2011

FILE - In this Saturday, June 12, 2010 file photo, Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi talks during a ceremony to mark the 40th anniversary of the evacuation of the American military bases in the country, in Tripoli, Libya. (AP Photo/ Abdel Magid Al Fergany, File)

Tri-State, Nation Reacts To Death Of Libyan Leader Moammar Gadhafi

Officials say Moammar Gadhafi, who ruled Libya for more than four decades, was captured and killed Thursday after his hometown of Sirte fell to revolutionary forces.

10/20/2011

Made in USA (credit: AP)

Rep. Steve Israel Wants National Parks To Sell Only Items Made In The U.S.A.

Rep. Steve Israel of Long Island says that one way to slow the sale of made in China products here in America is to prevent them from being sold in our national parks.

10/20/2011

LI Power

East Meadow Residents Thrilled To Get Power Back After Week Of Darkness

On Long Island, about 89,000 customers remain in the dark as of Thursday night, but there is some power progress being made.

09/01/2011

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