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WASHINGTON – U.S. Representatives Grace Meng (D-NY), Steve Israel (D-NY) and Mike Quigley (D-IL) today urged the head of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to change the national standard at which the agency determines acceptable levels of aircraft noise.
Great Neck, NY— Today, Congressman Steve Israel (D-NY) joined 11 Long Island superintendents to announce legislation to reduce the number of tests students take. The Tackling Excessive Standardized Testing (TEST) Act would allow states to choose an alternative testing regiment for students in grades 3 through 8.
Port Washington— Today, Congressman Steve Israel (D-NY) visited Nassau Knolls Cemetery for the unveiling of a new burial plaque honoring Sgt. Theodore Allen, a WWII Veteran credited for saving many lives during the attack on Pearl Harbor. He was joined by Thea Allen Wudyka, the daughter of Sgt.