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Melville, NY—Today, Reps. Steve Israel (D-NY) and Peter King (R-NY) announced a bill that would protect emergency responder radios from “radio jamming,” or the deliberate disruption of radio signals. Reps. Israel and King were recently contacted by the Melville Fire Department after months of having their radios intermittently jammed.
Washington, D.C.— Today, Congressman Steve Israel (D-Huntington) called on the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) in the U.S. Department of Labor to develop safety guidelines that businesses across the county can follow to protect their workers and others from accidental carbon monoxide poisoning.
Commack, NY— Today, Congressman Steve Israel (D-Huntington) introduced a plan to allow those caring for elderly relatives to receive up to a $1,200 tax credit for qualified elder care expenses. Many of these caregivers cannot claim their parents as dependents, because they live elsewhere, but are spending on average $5,530 out-of-pocket each year on expenses for their aging relatives. Rep.