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Local leaders support Ukrainian people in wake of Russian invasion

As the Russian military intensified its attack on Ukrainian territory, support for the Ukrainian people was being voiced by numerous leaders in Westchester and...

U.S. Sens. Murphy, Blumenthal and Gillibrand seek more funding to fight...

The senators called for the allocation of $50 million.

U.S. lawmakers propose bill to kill SALT tax cap

Legislation has been proposed by congressmen and U.S. senators from New York that would repeal SALT, the limit on deducting state and local taxes...

Hudson Valley airports in line for part of $36.5M in federal...

Hudson Valley airports will share with other airports in Upstate New York state more than $36.5 million in new federal aid, according to Senate...

CT and NY senators angrily oppose Trump’s Supreme Court pick

Blumenthal, a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, will not meet Barrett.

Comments on Biden’s pick of Kamala Harris fall along party lines

For some, their opinion was to express no opinion. For others, there was no reticence to speak out, especially on social media.

HV hospitals to receive $96.6M in new federal funds

A number of Hudson Valley hospitals that are part of a so-called "safety net" that provides health care to patients regardless of whether they...

Westchester Airport, Bee-Line buses to receive $53.7M in federal funds

The federal government will be sending almost $54 million in transportation funds to Westchester, according to U.S. Sens. Chuck Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand. In a...

Sen. Gillibrand pulls plug on presidential bid

The senator was one of six women seeking the 2020 Democratic Party nomination for president.

New York brownfield cleanup program to receive $570K in EPA funding

The brownfield program provides funding to help private property owners and developers clean up and rebuild contaminated sites.

HRHCare receives $8 million grant for care of vulnerable, uninsured patients

The grant will support primary, preventative, behavioral and oral health care, along with services such as counseling and language translation.

Sens. Blumenthal and Gillibrand urge Trump not to expand offshore drilling

“Allowing drilling anywhere on the East or West Coasts would threaten key economic drivers for these states such as fishing and tourism with the risk of an oil spill. Offshore oil spills don’t respect state boundaries and a spill off the coast of one state could easily affect another,” the senators wrote.

New bill introduced to preserve funding for Long Island Sound programs

Connecticut and New York legislators seek to fend off Trump budget cuts to water quality and shore restoration endeavors.

Yonkers eyes Manufacturing Communities status with alpha-En opening

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand visited alpha-En's new facility to discuss a bill that could help manufacturing communities get their hands on millions in federal funds.

Orange County Airport gets $6.8 million in federal funding

Orange County Airport will receive $6,866,280 in federal funding to build a new runway and taxiway and mitigate pollution.  The funds, granted through the Airport Improvement Program and...