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The Washington Post
NRCC promotes seven more candidates to a Contendera status
The National Republican Congressional Committee on Thursday elevated seven more candidates to "Contender" status, the second tier of its "Young Guns" program designed to assist top House challengers and open seat hopefuls.
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Wed Apr 16, 2014
Everyone on Earth Is Invited to Earth Day Tweet-Up and Can Now Watch...
April 16, 2014 - On Earth Day, April 22, not only will everyone on the planet be able to bond on Twitter with Stony Brook University's three Indianapolis Prize finalists - Russ Mittermeier, Carl Safina and Pat Wright - they will also be able to watch a live webcast of the University's first ever "Tweet-Up" featuring these three remarkable ... (more)
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Sag Harbor Online
U.S. Representative Tim Bishop led a bipartisan effort calling for equal funding for all 28 programs under the National Estuary Program.
Sag Harbor Online
Army Corps, NYSDEC to Unveil Montauk Proposal
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation will present a proposed emergency beach stabilization project for downtown Montauk at a special East Hampton Town Board meeting on Wednesday, April 23, at 1 p.m. Steve Couch, the chief of the Army Corps' coastal section of the New York District, and ... (more)
DCCC sends copies of Ryan budget to GOP candidates
The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee is pressuring Republican House candidates to take a position on Rep. Paul Ryan's budget.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
The Army Corps' Costal Engineers and the DEC Will Present Montauk Beach Stabilization Project
Army Corps Will Unveil Montauk Beach Proposal On Wednesday, April 23, at 1 p.m. the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation will present their proposed emergency beach stabilization project for downtown Montauk.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Stony Brook University to Host Earth Day Tweet-Up Honoring Three Indianapolis Prize Finalists
Newswise - STONY BROOK, NY - April 11, 2014 - On Earth Day-Tuesday, April 22-the Stony Brook campus community, and the global twitter-verse are invited to meet and tweet - virtually and in person - with Stony Brook University's three Indianapolis Prize finalists: Russell A. Mittermeier; Carl Safina; and, Patricia C. Wright, during the University's ... (more)
Long Island Immigrant Communities Join National Day of Action on...
Brentwood, NY - April 11, 2014 - On Thursday evening, immigrants and allies from across Long Island joined together for a moving, and action-oriented, community forum that concluded a national day of action for immigration reform.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
The East Hampton Star
Army Corps To Unveil Montauk Proposal
The Army Corps of Engineers will present its proposed downtown Montauk beach stabilization project on April 23 at Town Hall, the East Hampton Town supervisor's office announced Thursday.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Water Week 2014: Congressional briefing held by Clean Water Caucus
ALEXANDRIA, VA, April 9, 2014 -- On Tuesday, April 8, Congressional Clean Water Caucus Co-Chairs John Duncan and Timothy Bishop joined public agency leaders at the inaugural briefing of the Caucus to highlight innovative technologies and approaches in the water sector and the vital local and national economic benefits they ultimately provide.
Sag Harbor Online
Gillibrand, Bishop Call on USDA to Designate LI Sound and Peconic Bay as Critical Conservation Areas
U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, a member of the Senate Agriculture Committee, and Congressman Tim Bishop urged the U.S. Department of Agriculture this week to designate the Long Island Sound and Peconic Bay watershed as a critical conservation area.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Clean Water Caucus Hosts Utility of the Future Congressional Briefing
Washington D.C. - Congressional Clean Water Caucus Co-Chairs John Duncan and Timothy Bishop joined public agency leaders today at the inaugural briefing of the Caucus to highlight the innovative technologies and approaches in the water sector and the vital local and national economic benefits these innovations provide.
Sun Apr 06, 2014
LI Environmentalist Seeks Seat in Albany
Esposito is executive director of the nonprofit Citizens Campaign for the Environment.
Sat Apr 05, 2014
House approves 'dynamic' scoring
The House approved a bill Friday that would require "dynamic" scoring of major legislation before it comes up for a vote.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
AAA: Reps Highlight Budget Priorities for Armenia & Nagorno Karabakh
PRESS RELEASE Date: April 2, 2014 ARMENIAN ASSEMBLY OF AMERICA Contact: Taniel Koushakjian Telephone: 393-3434 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.aaainc.org MEMBERS OF CONGRESS HIGHLIGHT BUDGET PRIORITIES FOR ARMENIA & NAGORNO KARABAKH Administration's Budget Maintains Military Parity but Reduces Overall Assistance to Armenia and the Region ... (more)
Tue Apr 01, 2014
Discharge Petitions Are Useful Minority Tools | Procedural Politics
Perhaps only Congress can invent a tool that it fully expects will rarely perform its intended function.
Mon Mar 31, 2014
William Floyd High School Student Accepted to US Coast Guard Academy Scholars Program
March 31, 2014 William Floyd High School senior and NJROTC cadet D'azia Enriquez just had a lifelong dream fulfilled she has been accepted to the US Coast Guard Academy Scholars Program , a highly competitive one-year preparatory program leading to a full appointment to the Academy's class of 2019.
Long Island Business News
Marlin: Can Demos get Bishop re-elected?
For decades, New York's 1st Congressional District, which encompasses the East End of Long Island, has been viewed by political analysts as a highly competitive "swing" district.
Fri Mar 28, 2014
Lawmakers call for Medal of Honor for Marines who died stopping truck bomber
A New York congressman is calling for a presidential review of the Medal of Honor cases of two Marines who in 2008 gave their lives to halt a suicide bomber with a truck full of explosives in Ramadi, Iraq.
Fri Mar 21, 2014
Air Force Times
VA urged to make lung disease service-connected
A New York congressman wants the Veterans Affairs Department to make a rare lung disease found in some Iraq and Afghanistan veterans service-connected, meaning having the condition automatically would rate compensation and care from VA.