The House of Representatives has passed a bill sponsored by a New York congressman to combat human trafficking.
Democratic Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney’s bipartisan Human Trafficking Prevention Act unanimously passed the House Monday. The legislation enables the training of Foreign Service officers working overseas at U.S. embassies to identify victims before they are trafficked into the United States. Here’s Maloney on the House floor prior to the bill’s passage.
U.S. President Barack Obama's State of the Union address Tuesday Night.
The Republican Response delivered by Iowa Senator Joni Ernst.
U.S. President Barack Obama delivered his State of the Union Speech Tuesday night. Local officials react to issues mentioned ranging from free community college to the state of the economy to raising taxes on the wealthy.
As lawmakers, family and friends mourned the loss of Mario Cuomo today at his funeral in New York, two of New York’s congressional representatives from the Hudson Valley are remembering their experiences working closely with the former three-term governor. Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Allison Dunne has more.
A Hudson Valley congressman is weighing in with his view of Wednesday’s decision from top state administration officials to ban fracking in New York.
Governor Andrew Cuomo’s administration is banning hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, in New York, citing concerns about health and environmental risks. Democratic Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney says his views on the issue have not changed.
Two New York congressmen are the latest voices calling for Governor Andrew Cuomo to sign legislation concerning Lyme disease treatment as state lawmakers wonder about the holdup.
Hudson Valley Congressmen Chris Gibson, a Republican, and Sean Patrick Maloney, a Democrat, have teamed up to urge Governor Cuomo to sign legislation the state legislature passed in June that would essentially expand treatment options for patients suffering from Lyme and other tick-borne illnesses. Here’s Gibson.