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After months of debate and nail-biting negotiations, the House of Representatives passed a bill on Wednesday to extend the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act (TRIA) for an additional six years, acc … Full Article

Maloney hails passage of terrorism insurance bill

After months of debate and nail-biting negotiations, the House of Representatives passed a bill on Wednesday to extend the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act (TRIA) for an additional six years, according to U.S. Rep. … Full Article

Democratic pols praise Obama’s immigration fix

Reaction to President Barack Obama’s unilateral move on Thursday to change the nation’s immigration system is still pouring in from all corners of the political spectrum. … Full Article

Grimm calls Obama’s immigration overhaul ‘shameless’

U.S. Rep. Michael Grimm, the lone Republican member of the New York City congressional delegation, lashed out at President Barack Obama over his announcement to use executive action to overhaul the nation’s troubled immigration system. … Full Article

NYC announced $10 million in commitments for Brooklyn DNC bid

The de Blasio Administration today announced that it has secured $10 million in commitments from host committee members for the City’s bid to host the 2016 Democratic National Convention. … Full Article
Rep. Grimm Tribute to 9/11 Victims on 13th Anniversary

VIDEO: Rep. Michael Grimm addresses Congress on 9/11 anniversary

U.S. Rep. Michael got a close up view of the devastation of Sept. 11. In a statement delivered on the floor of the House of Representatives, Grimm recalled the horror that took place 13 years ago. … Full Article

Clarke: Pentagon’s new hair policy respects diversity

The military has done an about-face on its controversial policy governing hairstyles worn by troops and U.S. Rep. Yvette Clarke is praising the change as a move that respects the diversity of the men and women in uniform. … Full Article

Bay Ridge Democrats hope their party’s convention is Brooklyn-bound

It’s not just the big shots in the city’s Democratic Party that want the 2016 Democratic National Convention to take place at the Barclays Center. The party’s loyal foot soldiers want it too. … Full Article

Brooklyn rolls out the blue carpet in Democratic Convention push

Brooklyn rolled out an actual blue carpet -- plus a marching band, gift bags and a host of officials -- at Barclays Center in Brooklyn for the Democratic National Committee (DNC) scouting visit to New York City on Monday. … Full Article

Clarke calls for compassion for immigrant children

The tens of thousands of children who are streaming across the southern border of the U.S. from countries in Central America should be treated with compassion — not like criminals, according to one Brooklyn congresswoman. … Full Article

Democrats blast Supreme Court’s Hobby Lobby ruling

Members of Brooklyn congressional delegation had strong, and negative, reactions to the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling Monday in the so-called Hobby Lobby case. … Full Article
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