Governor Cuomo Announces $175 Million to Cover Local Governments' ...
Albany, NY - July 23, 2014 - Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced funding to cover local governments' costs to repair and rebuild infrastructure damaged by Superstorm Sandy.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Larry Scott Blackmon Named Vice President, Community and Government Affairs at FreshDirect
FreshDirect, a leading online fresh food grocer, announced today that it has named Larry Scott Blackmon Vice President, Community and Government Affairs.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Muslim on Capitol Hill: Staffers Look to Rebuild
As rain pelted the capital, more than 200 Muslim Americans gathered in the Cannon House Office Building to break their daily fast.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Rep. Gregory Meeks: European nations should sanction Russia
Rep. Gregory Meeks , New York Democrat, said Friday that European nations should place sanctions on Russia if it's found to be responsible for the Malaysian Airlines plan shot down earlier this week.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Chairman: Ethics Committee Can Only 'Offer Up Advice'
Open government advocates and congressional watchdogs, frustrated with what they decry as a culture of corruption on Capitol Hill, would like to see the House Ethics Committee take more aggressive action on cleaning up Congress.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
The New York Observer
State Senator Tony Avella Gets Support of Retail Workers' Union
State Sen. Tony Avella netted the backing of the large Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union in his bid for re-election against primary challenger John Liu - another show of support for the Independent Democratic Conference incumbent following a deal to reunite with Democrats.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Statement from Governor Andrew M. Cuomo on LIRR-MTA Labor Negotiations
Albany, NY - July 9, 2014 - "I want to thank the New York State Congressional Delegation for making it abundantly clear today that Congress will not act to bring about a labor settlement at the Long Island Rail Road.
Sun Jun 29, 2014
ISTANBUL: Ankara criticizes 'anti-Turkish' bill on Christian properties
Hurriyet Daily News, Turkey June 28 2014 Ankara criticizes 'anti-Turkish' bill on Christian properties ANKARA Turkey has strongly criticized a U.S. House committee bill that directs the State Department to monitor the return of property confiscated from Christians in Turkey and the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus.
Sat Jun 28, 2014
Rangel wrangled in potential ethics probe?
Potential ethics violations involving Rep. Charlie Rangel threaten to steal his spotlight after a hard-fought primary win earlier in the week.
Fri Jun 27, 2014
AAA: House Foreign Affairs Cmte Passes Turkey Christian Churches Accountability Act
PRESS RELEASE June 26, 2014 ARMENIAN ASSEMBLY OF AMERICA Contact: Taniel Koushakjian Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: 393-3434 Web: www.aaainc.org HOUSE FOREIGN AFFAIRS COMMITTEE PASSES TURKEY CHRISTIAN CHURCHES ACCOUNTABILITY ACT H.R. 4347 Requires the U.S. Secretary of State to issue an annual report to Congress on the fate of Christian properties ... (more)
The Donkey That Abandoned "Racehorse" Rangel
Rep. Charles Rangel was re-elected this week by a razor-thin margin, but no thanks to his fellow Democrats.
Thu Jun 26, 2014
Rangel Failed to Report All-Expenses-Paid Trip to China
Rep. Charles Rangel, who was publicly admonished four years ago by the Ethics Committee for accepting improper travel, has failed to report an all-expenses-paid trip he took to China last year.