New York, California Congressmen Make Friendly Bet On Mets-Dodgers NLDSLong Island Congressman Steve Israel is confident that the Mets will handle the Dodgers in their upcoming playoff series.
CBS2 Investigates: Concerns Mount That Crumb Rubber Soccer Fields May Pose DangerWorries have mounted that certain artificial turf fields may be linked to a growing number of cancer cases in young athletes.
Long Island Woman Fighting To Get Late Husband's Military BenefitsLinda Parsons said because of a fire in 1973 at the National Personnel Records Center, her husband's service records were lost, along with up to 18 million others.
L.I. Congressman Calling For EPA Study Into Potential Risks Of Crumb Rubber On PlaygroundsJust how safe are the playgrounds and athletic fields our children use? Some say the answers we’re getting from the Environmental Protection Agency aren’t good enough and now lawmakers want something done.
Mario Cuomo's Wake Held In ManhattanNew York said farewell to the state's former three-term governor, Mario Cuomo, at his Manhattan wake on Monday.
L.I. Congressman Helps Bring Family's Newly Adopted Son Home For The HolidaysBill and Marianna Lacal of Port Washington have been trying to adopt 16-year-old Vadim from Ukraine, but were bogged down by visa and paperwork issues.
Rep. Israel: Long Island Communities ‘Tormented’ By JFK Air Traffic NoiseRep. Steve Israel is demanding officials reduce the amount of flights coming in and out of a specific runway at John F. Kennedy International Airport.
Sen. Charles Schumer, Rep. Steve Israel: Feds Should Consider Missile-Protection Systems For Commercial PlanesU.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.
Rep. Steve Israel: Remove Social Security Numbers From Medicare Cards To Curb ID Theft"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.
Long Island Congressman Pushes For Boater Safety LawRep. 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.
L.I. Congressman Wants Ingredient List On Household Cleaning SuppliesRep. Steve Israel discussed his Household Cleaning Products Right To Know Act Friday from Port Washington.
Rep. Israel Fights To Get Boy In Ukraine Reunited With Mom In Queens: 'Just Resolve It'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.