6 hrs ago
The Somers Daily Voice
Lowey Urges IRS To Exempt Bridge Noise Reduction Grants
U.S. Rep. Nita M. Lowey, D-Westchester/Rockland, ranking Democrat on the House Appropriations Committee, has requested that Internal Revenue Service Commissioner John Koskinen exempt grants for noise reduction related to the Tappan Zee Bridge construction from taxable income.
10 hrs ago
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.
14 hrs ago
Empire State News
Us Dot proposes new regulations on Dot-111 tank cars
WASHINGTON The US Department of Transportation on Wednesday proposed a number of rules to get tough on the use of the DOT-111 tanker rail cars that carry Bakken crude oil.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Queen Bee Hawking Jewelry for the 'Powers That Bee' on Capitol Hill
A jewelry designer with a knack for brightening up Washington's prim business attire brings her signature necklaces, bracelets, earrings and rings to Capitol Hill this week for an exclusive trunk show and sale.
Dads on Capitol Hill: House Paternity Leave Varies Widely
Dennis was able to take 10 weeks of paid paternity leave, a luxury not offered to every Hill staffer.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
The Mamaroneck Daily Voice
Mamaroneck Resident Protests Pro-Israel Rally In White Plains
Sheldon Malev, Milton Hoffman and Aaron Silver belong to the Jewish War Veterans White Plains Post 191 and Marion Chason is president of Lady's Auxiliary JWA.
House Democrats, Libertarian Republicans Form Alliance
A fledgling alliance is being forged between liberal House Democrats and the libertarian wing of the Republican conference and it's having an impact on some legislation, The New York Times reported.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Governor Cuomo Announces $3.6 Million in Job Training Funding
Made available through the Career Pathways Program, this funding furthers efforts to provide participants with a clear and reliable course of action for acquiring new technical skills, securing opportunities to earn higher wages over time and progressing in their careers.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Nicholas Kristof: Those girls haven't been brought back
It has been almost three months since Islamic militants in northern Nigeria attacked a school that was giving exams and kidnapped more than 250 girls -- some of the brightest and most ambitious teenagers in the region.
The Chappaqua Daily Voice
Rep. Lowey Releases Statement On Rocket Attacks Against Israel
HARRISON, N.Y. U.S. Rep. Nita M. Lowey , senior Democrat on the House Appropriations Committee, released a statement regarding the recent rocket attacks against Israel.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
House passes sixth '15 appropriations bill
The House late Thursday evening passed its sixth fiscal 2015 appropriations bill to fund the Department of Energy and Army Corps of Engineers.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
Rockland community rallies for peace in Israel at Rockland County Courthouse in New City
Though no Israelis have been seriously hurt in the attacks, the Jewish Federation of Rockland is making their people's suffering known.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
The Briarcliff Daily Voice
Briarcliff Manor Fire Department Gains $167K US Grant
The Briarcliff Manor Fire Department received a $167,451 grant from FEMA's Assistance to Firefighters Grant program, which will allow for an on-site oxygen system, mobile data terminal and pagers.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
New Ignition Interlock Legislation Aims To Save Thousands From Drunk Driving Deaths
New federal legislation governing ignition interlocks for drunk drivers will be introduced when the House of Representatives reconvenes this week.
Mon Jun 30, 2014
The White Plains Daily Voice
Westchester County Head Start Program Gets $11M Grant
PORT CHESTER, N.Y. Westchester County's Head Start programs have received a five-year $11 million grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Congress Avoids Calling for Specific U.S. Action After Death of Israeli Teens
Lawmakers condemn the murder of three boys, including one American, but are careful so far to not take a position on the appropriate response.
Left Calls for Death of Supreme Court, America After Rulings Today
As usual, when a ruling has gone against liberals, their faux "civility" has washed away to show their true side: anger, contempt, and violent intentions.
Sat Jun 28, 2014
The Greenburgh Daily Voice
Lowey Announces $200,000 NIH Grant For New York Medical College In Valhalla
MOUNT PLEASANT, N.Y. Congresswoman Nita M. Lowey announced that the National Institutes of Health awarded the New York Medical College a grant for $201,250 to be used to study lung cancer triggered by nickel compounds.