Twenty-six Federal Plaza Federal General Services Administration (GSA) employees are suing to prevent having to move to new offices at the World Trade Center. They missed who is behind the scenes in forcing their relocation. In 2012, U.S. Senator Charles Schumer was successful in lobbying the GSA to sign a lease for space at 1 […]
To mark the second anniversary of the death of Avonte Oquendo, an autistic teenager who disappeared from Riverview High School in Long Island City, family members and friends will hold a March for Safety in his honor.
No one who truly believes in limited government, balanced budgets, reduction in long-term debt and support for the free enterprise system signed up for George Pataki’s ill-fated 2008 and 2012 presidential campaigns. It is the same for 2016, which is why Pataki once again is unable to get out of the starting gate. He could […]
Lawmakers at the city, state and federal level met with Whitestone residents this month to address complaints of excessive noise pollution from low flying helicopters and outline courses of action to lessen the impact on the community.
The nuclear deal between Iran and the United States in the long run will be detrimental to the survival of Israel. It is still not a done deal. Providing Iran with 24-day advance notification for inspection of potential violations is ludicrous. Congress has 60 days to review and concur. President Obama in his usual arrogant […]
In a 5-4 decision issued Friday morning, the Court overturned state-imposed bans on same-sex marriage. Queens lawmakers and gay rights advocates– including City Councilman Daniel Dromm– expressed delight in the decision.
Following a commuting nightmare for A train riders last week caused by the theft of copper cable in Howard Beach, Senator Charles Schumer is pushing for legislation to crack down on scrap metal theft in New York.
When President Obama delivers his State of the Union speech Tuesday night before a joint session of Congress, Avonte Oquendo’s mother, Vanessa Fontaine, will be watching from the gallery of the House of Representatives as a guest of Sen. Charles Schumer.
Former three-term Gov. Mario Cuomo, once a leading and passionate voice for the liberal wing of the Democratic Party and one of the most important political figures to come from Queens, died on Thursday. He was 82.