Democrats' Rising Star Meets With Lawmakers On Capitol Hill28-year-old Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez defeated one of the most powerful House Democrats last month.
New Bill Would Allow Pretax Benefits For Riding A Citi Bike To WorkRep. Joe Crowley believes extending the commuter pretax benefit to bike shares could encourange expansion of the Citi Bike program.
Rep. Rangel Arrested At Immigration Reform Protest In WashingtonU.S. Rep. Charles Rangel (D-N.Y.) was one of eight federal lawmakers arrested during an immigration protest in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday.
Lawmakers Head To NYC To Generate Ideas On Immigration ReformSome members of Congress broke away from the Beltway this weekend and came to New York to visit local immigration sites.
LIRR To Conduct Surveys About Reopening Elmhurst StaionThe Long Island Rail Road's Elmhurst station closed in 1985, but the railroad thinks there might be a reason to reopen it.
Bronx Family Gets War Hero's Purple Heart 70 Years After His DeathCarmelo DiGregorio received the Purple Heart in 1943 after being severely wounded in the third battle of Guadalcanal.