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On Long Island, so much of our economy and way of life are connected to the water around us. Fishing is a treasured part of our identities as Long Islanders.
Two local estuaries are now a step closer to securing federal funding for the next fiscal year after some uncertainty about whether they’d be included in a final federal budget given cuts in Environmental Protection Agency appropriations proposed by the White House earlier this year.
WESTHAMPTON, NY — A federal grant has been awarded to Francis S. Gabreski Airport in Westhampton, home of the 106th Rescue Wing of the Air National Guard, to fund the first phase of construction to create a new air traffic control tower.
Long Island, NY - July 26, 2017 - Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) announced that the House of Representatives today passed his bipartisan bill, the Plum Island Preservation Act (H.R. 2182), which would prevent the sale of Plum Island by the federal government to the highest bidder. H.R.
The House of Representatives has again passed a bill to prevent the sale of Plum Island to the highest bidder.
The Plum Island Preservation Act, introduced by Rep. Lee Zeldin, had the unanimous support of the Long Island and Connecticut House delegations, as well as a coalition of over 65 local and national environmental groups, Zeldin said in a press release.
Funding for the Long Island Sound Program has been included in a key federal appropriations bill for 2018, Rep. Lee Zeldin announced yesterday.
High school students across New York’s 1st Congressional District will have the opportunity to participate in the 2017 Congressional App Challenge.
Long Island, NY - July 21, 2017 - Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) announced today that the House of Representatives is expected to vote next week on his bipartisan bill to prevent the sale of Plum Island by the federal government to the highest bidder: The Plum Island Preservation Act (H.R. 2182).
The House Foreign Affairs Committee Subcommittee on Terrorism, Nonproliferation, and Trade recently advanced legislation that aims to establish international border security standards to close security gaps that could potentially allow foreign terrorist fighters to travel internationally.