Commuters Angered They Can't Get Back Unused Transit Benefits Taken From Paychecks; 'Their Own Money Is Trapped'The transit benefit is part of a federal energy law to promote mass transit as an alternative to driving.
Capitol Chaos: Local Members Of Congress Recount 'Disturbing' Scene, World Leaders Denounce The ViolenceMembers of Congress on Thursday talked about what they experienced at the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday, including many members from the Tri-State Area.
FAA To Change Altitudes Of Planes Over Long Island To Decrease Noise, But Residents Not Confident Bombardment Will AbateRelief is coming to Long Island neighborhoods that have long complained of incessant airplane noise, even though they are not near any airport.
'If We Don't Help This Industry, The Future Of This Country Is Very Bleak': Caterers, Independent Restaurant Owners Seek Stimulus Money From LawmakersThe industry argues federal help will have a trickle-down effect, saving 11 million jobs and related main street businesses.
Lawmaker: New Agreement With FAA Requires Air Travel Over Long Island At Higher Altitudes To Cut Down On NoiseThere is a possible solution to airplane flight problems over the skies of Long Island.
Bi-Partisan Push On For State, Local Tax Deduction FixLawmakers from both sides of the aisle are working to bring back the state and local tax deduction, also known as SALT.
Long Island Lawmakers Warn GOP Tax Plan Would Be 'Punch In The Gut'Politicians from both sides of the aisle stood together Tuesday, urging their colleagues to slow the process and consider the ways they’re hurting the northeast.
Lawmakers Warn Tax Reform Will Be ‘Horrendous’ For Long Island ResidentsA day after the House passed its version of tax reform, members of Congress were back home urging the public to get involved in the fight as it heads to the Senate.
Democrats Practicing Near Alexandria Shooting Paused To Pray For Republican ColleaguesWhen a gunman opened fire on the Republican Congress as they practiced for an annual charity baseball game Wednesday morning in Alexandria, Virginia, the Democratic team was also preparing for the game nearby.
WCBS 880 Conversation: Anchor Steve Scott Talks To Congressman Tom SuozziIn this installment of WCBS Conversation, WCBS 880 anchor Steve Scott sits down with newly-elected U.S. Representative Tom Suozzi.
Nassau County Seniors Want To Know Who Dropped The Ball On Tax AbatementA shock was in the mail for thousands of senior citizens on fixed incomes. Property tax relief that they've counted on for more than a decade expired without notice.