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The snow is still being plowed and expected floodwaters have yet to crest, but fast-track preparations are underway to seek the federal dollars needed for the massive response to last week’s storm.
The Republican wave that swept the nation Tuesday pushed New York’s two senators into the minority and dislodged Democrats from three House seats in the state.
And that’s likely just the beginning of change – and uncertainty – for New York’s leading federal politicians in the wake of the Republican sweep of Congress.
The nine Republicans who will represent New York in the House of Representatives next year likely will play an important role helping Speaker John Boehner marginalize Tea Party dissidents.
ALDEN, N.Y. (AP) — A western New York post office has been dedicated to a hometown soldier killed in Afghanistan. A plaque honoring Army Sgt. Brett Gornewicz was unveiled Friday in the town of Alden, east of Buffalo. It will be permanently installed at the U.S. Post Office there.
Republicans are slamming the Obama administration for failing to release enrollment data for ObamaCare's small-business health insurance exchanges despite repeated inquiries.
WASHINGTON, D.C.-- Lawmakers on Capitol Hill are split over the President's plan to take on the militant organization known as the Islamic State.
"We have not set conditions for actions in Syria. There is no credible partner there; there is no political partner there, and that's really the issue," said Rep. Chris Gibson.
By Rep. Chris Collins
Energy costs on everything from gasoline to standard utilities remain too high, and Western New York families are struggling to protect their wallets. They need and deserve immediate solutions to reduce energy costs and unleash our country’s energy potential.
WASHINGTON – Supporters of reauthorizing the Export-Import Bank of the United States say some New York businesses will have a tougher time growing sales overseas if Congress doesn't vote to let the bank make new loans after Sept. 30.
WASHINGTON – Five more members of New York’s congressional delegation are calling for Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki to resign in the wake of a scathing report citing lengthy treatment delays at VA facilities.