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Bethpage, N.Y.— Today, Representative Steve Israel (D-NY) visited the Bethpage Fire Department to encourage high school seniors and their families to consider fire safety measures on campus as they apply for and choose colleges. Rep. Israel also discussed his legislation to require colleges to inform students if their campus-affiliated residence is equipped with fire sprinklers.
Huntington, N.Y.— Today, Rep. Steve Israel (D-NY) joined nationwide advocates and law enforcement to call on the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the National Institute of Justice (NIJ) to expand a program that tests sexual assault forensic evidence (SAFE) kits for local law enforcement agencies. It’s currently estimated that 400,000 untested rape kits exist around the country.
Lake Success, N.Y.— Today, Rep. Steve Israel (D-NY) joined doctors at North Shore-LIJ Health System to call on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to capitalize on its own research and investments, as well as those of hospitals and institutions across the country, to rapidly screen for, diagnose, and treat Ebola.