Sen. Chuck Schumer
A number of houses owned by countries like Mozambique, Swaziland and Ghana in Westchester County have racked up outstanding local taxes. Now officials are trying to do something about it.
It’s known as incense or potpourri, but it’s not the kind you use to make a room smell nice. It’s an herbal mixture that’s being smoked for a high, and getting many people sick. Now, there’s a new effort to get it banned.
Democrats argued they were protecting women’s rights. Republicans argued they were attempting to protect the First Amendment right to religious freedom. Both parties used the issue to rally their bases. The 51-48 vote was close, upholding Obamacare.
Several New York and New Jersey lawmakers are “cashing in” on some big bets that Big Blue would be bringing home the title.
Former Republican presidential candidate John McCain likely won’t be vacationing on Long Island any time soon. Not after what he said Wednesday, and certainly not as a guest of New York Sen. Chuck Schumer.
NY1 reported that the GOP candidate for President was supposed to meet with guests, including Barbara Walters, Matt Lauer and Bill O’Reilly on Sunday.
Schumer is releasing the report that he says begs for passage of a federal transportation construction bill that is now pending in Washington.
Schumer says that displaying and wearing the flag on clothing will send a clear message that Americans will never forget those who were lost on that fateful day.
At the newly unveiled section, which features tables and benches, visitors can eat, read, use their laptop or simply take in the magnificent views of the harbor.
The Department of Homeland Security had provided funding to 64 cities, but that number will now drop to 31 deemed to be high-threat urban areas.
Where is he? In a city filled with politicians who are not shy with being in the spotlight, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has been, well, missing in action.
The U.S. senator says the National Park Service should help renovate a Long Island Rail Road station once used by President Theodore Roosevelt.
Calling them an imminent threat to public safety, Dow has filed emergency rules designed to immediately ban the sale and manufacture of the synthetic drugs.
NASA is expected Tuesday to decide where its three retired and retiring Space Shuttles will go.
The federally run Statue Of Liberty could be shut down this weekend along with the government if Congress fails to agree on a budget.