Congresswoman Nita Lowey http://wamc.org en Federal Lawmakers Weigh In On Safety Report For Metro-North http://wamc.org/post/federal-lawmakers-weigh-safety-report-metro-north <p>A federal report that found major safety lapses at Metro-North Railroad has two U.S. senators looking to the railroad’s new president for change. Meanwhile, a few congressional representatives say it’s time to spend money on improving the nation’s rail system and other infrastructure.</p> Mon, 17 Mar 2014 19:10:25 +0000 Allison Dunne 86020 at http://wamc.org Federal Lawmakers Weigh In On Safety Report For Metro-North NY Congressional Reps Want Stronger Oversight Of Crude Oil Transport http://wamc.org/post/ny-congressional-reps-want-stronger-oversight-crude-oil-transport <p>Three congressional representatives from New York are calling on the federal government to strengthen oversight of crude oil transport. They say the rapid escalation of train transport of crude oil throughout their districts has prompted concern.</p> Thu, 27 Feb 2014 20:44:52 +0000 Allison Dunne 84792 at http://wamc.org NY Congressional Reps Want Stronger Oversight Of Crude Oil Transport Congressional Reps Applaud Loan Approval For New Tappan Zee http://wamc.org/post/congressional-reps-applaud-loan-approval-new-tappan-zee <p>Two Hudson Valley congressional representatives praised Thursday’s announcement that the federal government has approved an up to $1.6 billion low interest loan for construction of a new Tappan Zee Bridge in the lower Hudson Valley.</p> Sat, 02 Nov 2013 15:03:28 +0000 Allison Dunne 76912 at http://wamc.org Congressional Reps Applaud Loan Approval For New Tappan Zee Food Allergy Guidelines Stem From Bill Authored By HV Congresswoman http://wamc.org/post/food-allergy-guidelines-stem-bill-authored-hv-congresswoman <p>A New York congresswoman from the Hudson Valley says a food allergy bill she authored has resulted in the first federal guidelines for schools.</p> Fri, 01 Nov 2013 18:47:24 +0000 Allison Dunne 76871 at http://wamc.org Food Allergy Guidelines Stem From Bill Authored By HV Congresswoman NY Congresswoman Selected To Serve As Budget Negotiator http://wamc.org/post/ny-congresswoman-selected-serve-budget-negotiator <p></p><p>A New York congresswoman from the Hudson Valley has been selected as one of three Democratic representatives to serve as a budget negotiator following a bipartisan agreement this week to reopen the federal government.</p> Sat, 19 Oct 2013 00:21:53 +0000 Allison Dunne 75900 at http://wamc.org NY Congresswoman Selected To Serve As Budget Negotiator NY Congresswoman: Government Shutdown Hurts Flu Vaccine Approval http://wamc.org/post/ny-congresswoman-government-shutdown-hurts-flu-vaccine-approval <p>A Hudson Valley congresswoman says the government shutdown is affecting a Rockland County vaccine developer. This comes as the U.S. faces default Thursday unless it raises the debt ceiling.</p> Mon, 14 Oct 2013 16:19:59 +0000 Allison Dunne 75526 at http://wamc.org NY Congresswoman: Government Shutdown Hurts Flu Vaccine Approval NY Congressional Reps Have Different Approaches To Opening Government http://wamc.org/post/ny-congressional-reps-have-different-approaches-opening-government <p>As the nation endures day three of the partial federal government shutdown, New York&rsquo;s congressional representatives from the Hudson Valley say they&rsquo;re trying to open all the closed doors.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 03 Oct 2013 18:36:26 +0000 Allison Dunne 74838 at http://wamc.org NY Congressional Reps Have Different Approaches To Opening Government HV Congresswoman Slams GOP Move To Defund Affordable Care Act http://wamc.org/post/hv-congresswoman-slams-gop-move-defund-affordable-care-act <p>A New York congresswoman says the vote in the Republican-controlled U.S. House to gut the Affordable Care Act is a vote for putting insurance companies back in charge and for a government shutdown.</p> Fri, 27 Sep 2013 16:08:07 +0000 Allison Dunne 74470 at http://wamc.org HV Congresswoman Slams GOP Move To Defund Affordable Care Act Federal Funding For Job Creation Goes To Hudson Valley Council http://wamc.org/post/federal-funding-job-creation-goes-hudson-valley-council <p>Two Democratic New York congressional representatives say funding is going toward job creation in the Hudson Valley.</p> Mon, 16 Sep 2013 00:48:01 +0000 Allison Dunne 73655 at http://wamc.org Federal Funding For Job Creation Goes To Hudson Valley Council Federal Funding Helps Substance Abuse Programs In Two NY Counties http://wamc.org/post/federal-funding-helps-substance-abuse-programs-two-ny-counties <p>A New York Congresswoman says federal funding is headed for some Hudson Valley organizations to help fight substance abuse.</p> Fri, 06 Sep 2013 16:21:00 +0000 Allison Dunne 72994 at http://wamc.org