The Democratic congressman said the federal government has neglected in recent years the kind of research that could help stop the spread of Ebola in the United States.
Long Island Rail Road unions say talks with the Metropolitan Transportation Authority have collapsed with just six days left before a potential walkout of 5,400 workers.
With time running out, there was still no deal Thursday between Long Island Rail Road unions and the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, with just 10 days to go before a strike could begin.
Lawmakers said they have no plans to get involved with the contract dispute and urged the MTA and the unions to return to the bargaining table.
Elected officials and health experts on Long Island are calling for the federal government’s help in fighting a breed of mosquito known for carrying the potentially deadly dengue fever virus.
“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.
There’s a new proposal to put more of the money you spend on child care back in your wallet.
There was still no light Friday night for hundreds of thousands of Long Island homes. About 150,000 frustrated Long Island Power Authority customers said the company was giving them the run-around and they want to know why.
A college freshman from Long Island merited a mention in President Barack Obama’s speech at the Democratic National Convention.
The former congressman is reportedly talking to friends about a 2013 comeback, possibly running for mayor or public advocate and the friends are making the public to see how it flies with New Yorkers.
With their daughter suffering from a terminal illness, the Hollins family is hoping for a miracle, but at the very least, they want their daughter’s only living grandparent to meet her before the child dies.
Samantha Garvey found out she didn’t make the cut to become a finalist in the Intel Science Talent Search, but did get to watch President Obama’s State of the Union address in Washington D.C. as Rep. Steve Israel’s guest.
It’s been nearly three weeks since news of Anthony Weiner’s infamous Twitter crotch shot broke, and today the embattled congressman announced his resignation in Brooklyn.
The heat is on. There were renewed calls Tuesday for the resignation of troubled Congressman Anthony Weiner from both political parties.
Some believe that holding Election Day on the weekend would increase voter turnout.