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21 hrs ago | West Hawaii Today

Must-have accessory for House candidates in 2014: the personalized super PAC

Daniel Innis, a former business school dean running a long-shot campaign for the House in New Hampshire, faced a big financial disadvantage until a wealthy friend put hundreds of thousands of dollars into a super PAC backing his candidacy.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Kelly Ayotte, US Senate, Republican, Representative Carol Shea-Porter, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Mike Johanns, University of New Hampshire

Wed Jul 16, 2014

The Hill

Overnight Energy: Obama beefs up climate tools

CLIMATE: President Obama is playing defense against climate change with a number of new initiatives he unveiled Wednesday across a wide array of agencies to help communities bulk up critical infrastructure.

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Related Topix: Energy, US Geological Survey, Technical Services, Geology, Science, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Newsday

Army Corps: Fire Island dune dredging could start in September

Dredging for Fire Island's new dunes -- part of a federal storm-protection project -- is now planned to start in September, about six weeks sooner than expected, officials said Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Fire Island, NY, US News, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Charles Schumer, US Senate

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.

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

Mon Jul 14, 2014

TheStreet.com

Want a Job? Hire a Lobbyist or Donate to a Campaign

NEW YORK -- Both the Republicans and Democrats have jobs bills. Neither will pass, and this is our government.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, TheStreetcom, Media, TheStreet, Computers, David Dreier, Republican

Albany Times Union

Skelos: Maziarza s retirement wona t impact battle for Senate

That's the message Senate Republican Leader Dean Skelos had Monday morning, less than 24 hours after Maziarz, a top Republican, announced he would retire Sunday night.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Retirement, US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Sun Jul 13, 2014

Autoblog

Elon Musk promises $1 million, Supercharger for New York's Nikola Tesla Museum

Earlier this year, Matthew Inman, the creator of The Oatmeal , penned a gushing review of his Tesla Model S , and followed it up with a request to Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk for $8 million to help build a museum dedicated to the achievements of the company's namesake because "any less than $8M would pretty much leave us in the same boat we're in ... (more)

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Related Topix: Tesla Motors, Startups, Shoreham, NY, US Politics, US News, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, Inventions, Science / Technology, Autos

Thu Jul 10, 2014

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

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