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13 hrs ago | National Journal

How to Stop Burn Pits From Becoming the Next Agent Orange

As veterans complain of health impacts from toxic fumes, advocates warn that burn pits in Iraq and Afghanistan might come back to haunt the administration.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, US Politics, US News, Senator Tom Udall, Tom Udall, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Republican, Bob Corker

Wed Jul 09, 2014

PHONE+

Verizon, Others Blasted in Complaints About New York Telecom Service

Citing a deterioration of services, high rates and an absence of competing broadband services, state lawmakers, municipal governments and consumer advocates recently asked the New York Public Service Commission to examine the deregulated telecommunications market.

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Related Topix: US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics, New York, New York Government, Telecom, Verizon, Verizon Communications, IT Services, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Ars Technica

Verizon's "deteriorated" phone lines cited in demand for investigation

Dozens of lawmakers, municipal officials, and consumer advocacy groups want a thorough investigation of New York's phone system, accusing Verizon of raising prices substantially while allowing landline service to deteriorate throughout the state.

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Related Topix: Telecom, Verizon, Verizon Communications, IT Services, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics, New York, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, New York Government

Thu Jul 03, 2014

The East Hampton Star

State Backs PSEG Cost Estimate

It would cost approximately $4 million per mile to put six miles of already installed PSEG Long Island high-voltage transmission lines underground from East Hampton Village to Amagansett, according to the State Department of Public Service.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Wed Jul 02, 2014

WTEN-TV Albany

Connecticut lawmakers fight Plum Island sale

Members of Connecticut's and New York's congressional delegation are hoping to stop the federal government from selling Plum Island in Long Island Sound.

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Related Topix: Rosa DeLauro, US Politics, US News, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Representative Joe Courtney, Democrat, Senator Richard Blumenthal

Mon Jun 30, 2014

Hispanic Business

Standing At Stony Brook's Calverton Business Incubator, Gillibrand,...

To help close this gap, Gillibrand and Bishop are pushing for passage of federal legislation called the Technology and Research Accelerating National Security and Future Economic Resiliency Act, which would create a competitive grant program for universities, colleges, federal laboratories like and non-profit research institutions to help ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, Small Business, Personal Finance, US House of Representatives, Inventions, Science / Technology

Sat Jun 28, 2014

Washington Examiner

Could this candidate be the next Jewish Republican in Congress?

Earlier this month, Republican Lee Zeldin, a New York state senator who is running for Congress this year, welcomed House Majority Leader Eric Cantor to Quiogue, N.Y., to headline a fundraiser on Zeldin's behalf.

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Related Topix: US News, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Democrat, Henry Waxman

Fri Jun 27, 2014

Business LI

Gillibrand, Bishop Announce Bill to Bring High-Tech Innovation to the Marketplace

STANDING AT STONY BROOK''S CALVERTON BUSINESS INCUBATOR, GILLIBRAND, BISHOP ANNOUNCE BILL TO BRING HIGH-TECH INNOVATION TO THE MARKETPLACE Gillibrand, Bishop Push Bipartisan Legislation to Help Launch Innovative Small Businesses, Turn Researchers into Entrepreneurs, Translate Discoveries into Marketable Products, Create High-Tech Jobs on Long ... (more)

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Related Topix: Stony Brook, NY, Calverton, NY, Small Business, Personal Finance, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, US House of Representatives, York, NY

Wed Jun 25, 2014

News Max

Trump-Backed Candidate Wins Ny Gop Primary

New York state Sen. Lee Zeldin, Donald Trump's choice in the GOP primary for the state's 1st Congressional District, scored an overwhelming victory against former Wall Street prosecutor George Demos on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Associated Press, US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Long Island Business News

Zeldin, Rice, Blakeman win LI congressional primaries

State Sen. Lee Zeldin defeated former Securities and Exchange Commission lawyer George Demos on Tuesday in a Republican primary for the 1st Congressional District, representing a wide swath of eastern Long Island, in a race that was watched by both national political parties.

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Related Topix: Securities and Exchange Commission, Corporate / Securities Law, Law, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Carolyn McCarthy

The Hill

National GOP get their picks in New York

New York state Sen. Lee Zeldin and former Bush administration official Elise Stefanik have won their primaries, giving national Republicans their preferred candidates in two competitive New York House races.

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Related Topix: US House of Representatives, US Politics, Democrat, US News, Associated Press

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Rangel NY congressional primary too close to call

With 99 percent of the vote counted in unofficial results, Rangel led Espaillat 47.4 percent to 43.7 percent, a difference of fewer than 2,000 votes from about 47,000 votes counted on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Richard Hanna, Republican, US House of Representatives, Carolyn McCarthy, Charles Rangel, Gregory Meeks, Democrat, Associated Press

Tue Jun 24, 2014

The Daily Beast

Rockefeller Republicans Surge in N.Y.By David Freedlander

One was an early supporter of same-sex marriage. Another was backed by Karl Rove.

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Related Topix: US News, Wedding, Karl Rove, US Politics, Representative Richard Hanna, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Swing State Project

Daily Kos Elections June 24 primary liveblog #4

Seven states are holding primaries or runoffs tonight. Our guide to the key races can be found here.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Bob Beauprez, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Richard Hanna, Democrat, Thad Cochran, US Senate, Tom Tancredo

WALK 97.5

Primary Election Day on LI

Voters participating in primary elections on Long Island today will select nominees to run for U.S. Congress in November.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Securities and Exchange Commission, Financial Services, Carolyn McCarthy, Steve Israel

Mon Jun 23, 2014

News12.com

George Demos, Lee Zeldin toss right hooks ahead of Tuesday's Republican primary election

Long Islanders will head to the polls Tuesday to choose their candidates in several primary elections.

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Related Topix: Long Island, KS, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Roll Call

6 Things to Watch in Tuesday's Primaries

As part of Tuesday's primaries, Cochran, center, faces a tea-party-challenger in a runoff.

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Related Topix: US News, Thad Cochran, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Mississippi Government, Mississippi, Harlem (New York, NY), US House of Representatives, Carolyn McCarthy, Democrat

The Miami Herald

Rangel's contest heads up NY congressional races

This photo provided by the Southern Impact Research Center in Tennessee, taken June 18, shows equipment that can test how football helmets perform against certain concussion-causing forces.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Carolyn McCarthy, Democrat, Representative Richard Hanna, Republican, Representative Nan Hayworth, Manhattan, NY, New York, NY

Mass Transit

NY: MTA Makes New Bid to Avert LIRR Strike, But Unions are Disappointed

June 21--The MTA has made a new offer to eight Long Island Rail Road unions that it says attempts to give them what they want, but in a way the agency and its riders can afford, Metropolitan Transportation Authority chairman Thomas Prendergast said Friday.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Transportation, Metropolitan Transportation Authority, Railroads

Sun Jun 22, 2014

National Journal

The 8 Primaries to Watch Tuesday

The duel in Mississippi, a more collegial contest in Oklahoma, and a string of competitive New York campaigns are among the most interesting races up this week.

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Related Topix: Tom Coburn, US Politics, Representative James Lankford, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Thad Cochran, Democrat, Mississippi

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