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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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Wed Jul 09, 2014
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.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
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.
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.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
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.
Mon Jun 30, 2014
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)
Sat Jun 28, 2014
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.
Fri Jun 27, 2014
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)
Wed Jun 25, 2014
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Mon Jun 23, 2014
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.
6 Things to Watch in Tuesday's Primaries
As part of Tuesday's primaries, Cochran, center, faces a tea-party-challenger in a runoff.
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.
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.
Sun Jun 22, 2014
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.