9/11 Victim Advocates Furious Over New Zadroga Act ProposalA new Republican proposal to reauthorize the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act is receiving criticism from victim advocates.
Feds Award $10M For Bus Transit In Lower Hudson ValleyNew York state will receive $10 million in federal money for bus transit service between Rockland and Westchester counties.
Gillibrand Touts Reform Plan For Federal Laws On Medical MarijuanaU.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) on Monday told a group of marijuana industry professionals that the federal government should reform laws affecting its medical use, allowing states to set their own policies.
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.
Jon Stewart, 9/11 First Responders Call On Congress To Renew Zadroga ActFormer "Daily Show" host Jon Stewart led the charge on Capitol Hill as firefighters, police officers and ground zero recovery workers called on Congress to extend the Zadroga Act.
Sen. Gillibrand Proposes Legislation To Help Schools With Asthmatic StudentsIn the Bronx, crisscrossed by expressways and dotted with old industrial sites, asthma rates are sky high.
$8.9 Million In Federal Funding Coming For Upgrades At JFKU.S. Sens. Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) on Friday announced $8.9 million in new federal funding for runway and airfield upgrades at John F. Kennedy International Airport.
New York City To Receive Nearly $260 Million In Federal Anti-Terrorism GrantsNew York City will be the beneficiary of hundreds of millions of dollars in federal grants for anti-terrorism efforts, U.S. Sens. Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) announced Tuesday.
New Legislation Could Help Protect, Restore Long Island SoundOfficials and environmentalists from several communities along Long Island Sound gathered at Hempstead Harbor on Monday to sound the alarm.
Top FEMA Insurance Official Resigns; FEMA Sets Up Review Process For Sandy ClaimsFederal Emergency Management Agency officials have agreed to let Superstorm Sandy victims who think their insurance claims were not fairly paid out to undergo a review.
Sen. Gillibrand Throws Support Behind Petition To Ban Toxic Chemicals In ToysStanding in front of a table filled with popular name brand toys, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand says there are hidden dangers.
Scholar Dinesh D’Souza Sentenced In Campaign Donations CaseDinesh D’Souza was sentenced to five years probation at a halfway house in San Diego, Calif., and ordered him to get therapeutic counseling.
Gillibrand 'Wouldn't Be Surprised' If Congressional Hearings Held On Ray Rice CaseAppearing on CBS's "Face the Nation" on Sunday morning, Gillibrand called the league's handling of the case "awful" and "outrageous."
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.
Gillibrand In New Book: Male Colleagues Have Made Insensitive, Skeevy RemarksU.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) dished some dirt in her new book, “Off the Sidelines.”