Trump's Proposed Arts Funding Cuts Would Put Culture In Danger, Democratic Lawmakers SaySeveral Democratic New York lawmakers said Sunday that they will fight federal budget cuts targeting the arts.
Federal Judge Bars U.S. From Deporting People With Valid Visas Under Trump's Refugee Travel BanTrump signed two more executive actions Saturday and defended his decision to suspend the nation's refugee program, saying, "it's not a Muslim ban."
Local Reps. Want Federal Government To Provide Full Amount For Trump Tower SecurityThe federal government is only offering only a fraction of the money the city has requested to pay for security outside Trump Tower, and one lawmaker says it is not the first time.
Lawmakers Call For Stonewall Inn To Be Made National ParkNational parks can only be created by an act of Congress. They include sites of cultural or historic importance like Stonewall, where protesters rioted against police that had raided the inn.
Iran Nuclear Deal Gets Boost From NY Rep. Jerrold NadlerPresident Barack Obama's nuclear agreement with Iran won an important endorsement Friday from Democratic Rep. Jerrold Nadler of New York.
Mayor De Blasio, NY Officials Blast House GOP Over DHS FundingThe mayor described Republicans' tinkering with Homeland Security funding as inappropriate, unfair and dangerous.
Bill Clinton Stumps For Gov. Andrew CuomoBill Clinton is throwing his political weight behind New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo for re-election.
Local Leaders Urging Reauthorization Of Zadroga Act Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, Rep. Carolyn Maloney, Rep. Jerrold Nadler and Rep. Peter King joined Mayor Bill de Blasio in lower Manhattan to call for the reauthorization of the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act.
Following De Blasio Win, Local Leaders Call For City To Drop Stop-And-Frisk Appeal"Mayor-elect de Blasio ran on a platform of changing stop-and-frisk and the people overwhelmingly supported that yesterday, so I hope the administration realizes - number one - this is going to happen anyway in two months," said Rep. Jerrold Nadler.
Work Under Way For Flood-Resistant Tunnels At Penn StationA three-block-long concrete casing is under construction, in an effort to preserve a possible right-of-way for two flood-resistant rail tunnels into Penn Station.
Deadline To Register For 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund Fast ApproachingThe $2.8 billion Victim Compensation Fund will be divided among those who register and are eligible for benefits.
Officials Urge Those Affected By 9/11 To Register For Victim Compensation FundTime is running out for people exposed to toxins from the Sept. 11 terror attacks to register for health benefits. A deadline of Oct. 3 is looming for those who are sick or might become sick because of 9/11.
Supreme Court To Hear Arguments On 2 Same-Sex Marriage Cases This Week Tuesday will mark the moment thousands of couples across the Tri-State Area and the entire nation have been waiting for. The U.S. Supreme Court will begin hearing arguments on two cases that could define what marriage is.
Lawmakers Lobby For Gay Couples To Be Protected Under Immigration LawsAs the fight over immigration reform pushes ahead, one issue that the president and Congress don't agree on yet is whether someone should be able to sponsor a visa for a same-sex partner.
N.Y. Congresspeople: Possible Relief Ahead For Sandy Victims' Insurance RatesThere might be some relief coming for superstorm Sandy victims who are facing skyrocketing flood insurance rates.