Senator Charles Schumer
On the brink of a government shutdown, the Senate voted 54-46 on Monday to strip a one-year delay in President Barack Obama’s health care law from the bill that would keep the government operating.
Families with children will get a break from at least two airlines, on additional fees to sit together, according to Senator Chuck Schumer.
Mayor Bloomberg fiercely defended his proposed ban on super-sized soft drinks on Sunday.
Senator Charles Schumer said a mass transit tax benefit that expired last year was included in the Senate transportation bill overhauling federal highway and transit programs.
“While they are telling you what movies are playing nearby they are also going through your files and using it for other purposes,” Schumer said.
Schumer scheduled a conference call Wednesday. He planned to detail the potential lost payments for oil, propane and other home heating fuel by county.
While many were jubilant that the mastermind of the worst terror attack in New York City history was dead, that excitement was tempered by the possibility for retaliation.
Local lawmakers announced plans on Sunday to challenge the 2010 Federal Census count of New York City.
Lion dancers, marching bands and 6-foot-tall pink bunnies paraded through the densely packed streets of Chinatown on Sunday as New York City celebrated the Year of the Rabbit.
The civil rights battles fought by Martin Luther King Jr. are different from today’s problems, and the country must work together to end poverty and gun violence, state leaders said Monday.
Senators Gillibrand and Schumer said Saturday that a vote is likely on whether to begin formal debate on a bill that would provide up to $7.4 billion in health care and compensation.
Governor Paterson is expected to make a major announcement Monday on a proposed casino in the Catskills, and if Washington gets in on the game, a casino could open as soon as 2012.
Authorities say New York’s largest beer distributors have agreed to stop selling alcoholic energy drinks.
Republicans seeking to unseat New York Democratic Sen. Charles Schumer want to see the abortion rights law overturned and want to see the proposed New York City mosque moved farther away from Ground Zero.