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Washington, D.C.— Today, Congressman Steve Israel (D-Huntington) introduced the Undetectable Firearms Modernization Act, which would require that certain major components of plastic firearms are made of non-removable detectable metal or steel. Rep. Peter King (R-Seaford) is an original cosponsor of the bill. Rep.
Melville, NY— Today, as Americans prepare to celebrate Thanksgiving, Congressman Steve Israel (D-Huntington) called on the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to complete a study on whether the arsenic-based drug, nitarsone, given to turkeys to prevent the disease blackhead, increases arsenic levels in edible turkey meat beyond what would occur naturally. Arsenic is a known carcinogen.
Old Bethpage, NY— Today Rep. Steve Israel (D–Huntington) joined Esther Slubski and her son Elias to announce that U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has granted humanitarian parole for Caroline Dela Cruz of the Philippines, who will donate a kidney to Ms. Slubski, who is suffering from end stage renal disease. Ms.