Bookmark

Add to MyYahoo RSS

Steve Israel News

News on Steve Israel continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

8 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes

LI companies pledge to hire more veterans

Meeting at the Melville headquarters of Henry Schein Inc., Long Island's largest public company by revenue, Rep. Steve Israel, Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone, Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano, Long Island Association president Kevin Law, Long Island Federation of Labor president John Durso and 20 company representatives signed the pledge.

Comment?

Related Topix: Henry Schein, Medicine, Medical Equipment, Healthcare Industry, Melville, NY, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics, Suffolk County, NY

Tue Jul 22, 2014

New York Daily News

Congressman revives bill on anti-missile defense for planes

A New York congressman is reintroducing legislation to install anti-missile technologies on U.S. commercial airliners, prompted by the Ukraine air disaster and Hamas rockets in the Gaza crisis.

Comment?

Related Topix: Strategic Defense Initiative, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics, Barbara Boxer, US Senate, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing 767

Newsday

Long Island attorney faces Israel in NY House race

The tightly contested race to challenge incumbent Democrat Steve Israel in Long Island's 3rd Congressional District appears to have been settled.

Comment?

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

The New York Observer

Former Congressman Gary Ackerman Endorses John Liu

Former Congressman Gary Ackerman, who represented a chunk of eastern Queens until 2013, has endorsed John Liu's bid against State Senator Tony Avella.

Comment?

Related Topix: US Politics, Gary Ackerman, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Grace Meng

Business LI

Long Island's Pledge to Support Our Veterans

As leaders of companies based and created on Long Island, we reaffirm our full support for veterans who have served our nation's defense and strength at home and abroad; We understand our obligation to honor those serving, remember those who have fallen, and take care of those who have returned home; and Service members transitioning out of ... (more)

Comment?

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

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Inside Bay Area

Obama arriving Tuesday for Dem fundraiser

The president -- arriving late in the day from Seattle after raising money there for the Democratic National Committee -- will spend the night in the Bay Area before headlining a Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee fundraising luncheon Wednesday at the Los Altos home of real estate mogul George Marcus.

Comment?

Related Topix: Santa Clara County, CA, Los Altos, CA, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Times of Israel

US Senate unanimously backs Jerusalem on Gaza op

The US Senate unanimously approved a nonbinding resolution in support of Israel's right to defend itself against rocket fire from the Gaza Strip.

Comment?

Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Palestinian Territories, Robert Menendez, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics, US Senate

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Burnt Orange Report

House Fundraising Roundup: Many Democratic Challengers Preparing for Wins in Competitive Districts

Forty-five of the one hundred and fifty house seats in Texas will feature a Republican and a Democrat squaring off against each other in November.

Comment?

Related Topix: US News, Texas, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, 2012 Presidential Election, Mitt Romney, Liberal Political News

The New York Observer

Steve Israel Endorses Tony Avella Over John Liu

Congressman Steve Israel, the chair of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, has endorsed State Senator Tony Avella's re-election bid, Mr. Avella's campaign announced today.

Comment?

Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Grace Meng

Thu Jul 17, 2014

The Jewish News Weekly

House voices full support for Israel in Hamas fight

The House of Representatives unanimously approved a non-binding resolution in support of Israel's right to defend itself against rocket fire from the Gaza Strip.

Comment?

Related Topix: Palestinian Territories, World News, Middle East, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics, Republican, Tom Cole

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Center for American Progress

Racism Is Impossible to Prove, But History Provides Insight

Aaron Blake, a reporter who covers national politics for The Washington Post 's blog "The Fix," noted in a recent column that President Barack Obama has recently begun to personalize congressional Republicans' steady opposition to his policy proposals.

Comment?

Related Topix: The Washington Post Company, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Eric Holder

The New York Observer

Steve Israel Still Thinks Grimm Recchia Race Is a 'Toss Up'

An indictment might have hampered Congressman Michael Grimm's ability to raise money, but national Democrats are still worried he can triumph in November.

Comment?

Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Republican, Representative Michael Grimm, Barack Obama

Mass Transit

NY: Will Cuomo Intervene to Avert an LIRR Strike?

July 16--All eyes are on Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo as a strike deadline barrels down the Long Island Rail Road tracks like an express train.

Comment?

Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Timothy Bishop, Democrat, Peter King, Republican, Train Disaster

The Wall Street Journal

House Fundraising: Democrats Again Beat GOP

House Democrats' campaign arm again bested its Republican counterpart in fundraising last month, pulling in $10.9 million compared with Republicans' $9.6 million.

Comment?

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

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Patch.com

County Investing $2M to Explore Reopening Crescent Beach, Protecting Harbor

Local officials gathered in Glen Cove Monday to announce a study to explore the re-opening of Crescent Beach and to protect Hempstead Harbor.

Comment?

Related Topix: Glen Cove, NY, Nassau County, NY, Sea Cliff, NY, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Mon Jul 14, 2014

The Modesto Bee

Unions: Talks with MTA break down, prep for strike

Anthony Simon, the workers' chief negotiator, said the eight Long Island Rail Road unions are now proceeding with strike plans.

Comment?

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

Fri Jul 11, 2014

NY1

Queens/LI Rep. Who Runs Democrats' Effort to Regain House Always On the Go

By day, Rep. Steve Israel is a New York lawmaker, but by night, he is the brains behind the Democratic Party's operation to win more congressional seats, and in between, he's writing a book on his iPhone making fun of it all.

Comment?

Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Immigration Reform, Queens, NY, New York, NY, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors

Lucianne.com

MSNBC's Luke Russert Cuts OffDem Rep. to Break LeBron James News

Just after 12:30pm ET on Friday, Russert brought on Rep. Steve Israel to discuss the partisan gridlock in Washington.

Comment?

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

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Politico

Judge tosses Florida congressional map

A Florida judge ruled the state's congressional map unconstitutional Thursday evening, a decision that could upend Republicans' advantage in the state's House delegation and leaves open the possibility of redrawing the districts in time for the 2014 elections.

Comment?

Related Topix: US Politics, Corrine Brown, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Florida, Florida Government

Reuters

U.S. House Republicans to focus Obama lawsuit on Obamacare

U.S. House of Representatives Republicans said on Thursday they intend to make President Barack Obama's changes to his signature health insurance law the focus of a forthcoming lawsuit accusing him of overstepping his legal authorities.

Comment?

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

•••
•••
•••
•••
•••
•••
•••