Tag: Lee Zeldin
U.S. Rep. Lee Zeldin (R-Shirley), the congressman representing the East End of Long Island, was appointed Monday to serve President Donald Trump's impeachment defense team.
Ex-Suffolk County Conservative Party Chairman Edward Walsh was sentenced Tuesday to two years in federal prison for golfing, gambling and politicking while he was on the clock at his county jail job.
President Trump said he signed his executive order to undo Obama's Clean Power Plan so he could end the "war on coal" and bring back jobs. But all his action has done, say a range of New York elected officials and environmental activists, is endanger the health and well-being of millions of Americans.
The fight may come down to a provision in the ACA requiring health care plans to cover a range of benefits, including pregnancy, newborn care, substance abuse, prescription drugs and wellness services.
An angry Cuomo took aim at House Republicans after the provision was added the beleaguered health care bill as a way to sway unconvinced Republicans in Congress to support the bill.
Brookhaven National Lab (BNL) in recent years has received more than $540 million in federal funds from the various agencies, including the Energy Department’s Office of Science.
Lingering questions regarding the ill-fated Yemen mission—the first one in that country since 2014—have prompted calls for a congressional investigation into how the operation was planned and approved so early in the Trump administration’s tenure, rather than relying solely on a Pentagon inquiry, which is customary yet could take months and never be made public. Long Island’s delegation is split over the issue. Meanwhile, the United States launched new airstrikes in Yemen Wednesday night.
The rash of threats, which began in January, has unnerved Jewish communities nationwide—a religious group consistently the target of hate crimes.