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Washington, D.C.— This week, Congressman Steve Israel (D-Huntington) called on the airline industry and other stakeholders to work with him to find a sensible solution to the threat of shoulder-fired surface-to-air missiles posed toward civilian aircraft.
Washington, D.C.—Today, Reps. Steve Israel (D-NY), Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL), Ted Deutch (D-FL) and Tom Cole (R-OK) announced that they are sending a letter to Navi Pillay, High Commissioner for Human Rights for the UN Human Rights Council calling on her to condemn Hamas’ use of civilians as human shields, which is a direct violation of international law.
Melville, NY— Today, Congressman Steve Israel (D-Huntington) joined Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone, Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano, Long Island Association President Kevin Law, Long Island Federation of Labor President John Durso and representatives from 12 local companies to sign a pledge that they will commit to hiring veterans in New York. In 2013, the unemployment rate for vete