Congress

Lowey applauds federal study into gun violence

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Nita Lowey (D-NY17/Rockland-Westchester), Chairwoman of the House Appropriations Committee, announced that the spending bill that funds the federal government through September 2020 includes $25 million in federal funding – $12.5 million for the National Institutes of Health

Congress

Higgins praises passage of USMCA

Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) a member of the House of Representatives Ways and Means Trade Subcommittee and Co-Chair of the House Northern Border Caucus, released the statement below following approval of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) by the House of

NY Assembly

Kolb: Drive safely this holiday season

BY BRIAN KOLB As we prepare to revel in the upcoming holiday celebrations, it is especially important to remember to do so safely. Many of our holiday traditions, especially our New Year’s Eve celebrations, involve indulging in spirits. Done safely,

State Budget

SeeThroughNY updated with latest union contracts

New York’s most comprehensive online database of state and local government union contracts has been updated with the latest collective bargaining agreements for local teachers, police and firefighters. Among the 211 new local government and school district employment contracts on SeeThroughNY.net, the Empire Center’s transparency website, are