October 17, 2007 RSS feed / Political Page

6 Proposals Made For Aqueduct Casino

Six entities, including the Shinnecock Indian Nation of Southampton on Eastern Long Island, submitted proposals to state officials to operate video terminal lottery casinos at Aqueduct racetrack in Ozone Park on Monday. More...

Vallone Says, 'Put It In Writing- NYPD's In Charge Of School Safety'

City Councilmember Peter Vallone Jr. called for a written agreement establishing the Police Department as the authority responsible for safety in the schools in order to avoid confusion in sometimes hectic situations that can result from arrests. More...

GOP Skewers Gov's License Plan; Spitzer, Staff Defend It

Two Republican state legislative committees urged the state motor vehicles commissioner on Monday to dump Governor Eliot Spitzer's plan to issue licenses to illegal aliens, citing security concerns, but the official staunchly defended the proposed More...

No Child Left Behind Hurts More Than Helps

Five years into the federal No Child Left Behind law, NCLB is viewed less and less favorably, according to results of the 39th annual Phi Delta Kappa/Gallup poll. More...

Maloney: U.S. Must Take Active Role To End Division Of Cyprus

Congressmember Carolyn Maloney, a leader in the long campaign to reunify Cyprus, has called on the United States to play an active role in the United Nations-led effort to end the division of that country. More...

House Panel's Vote To Recognize Armenian Genocide Sets Off Furor

Despite heavy pressure from President George W. Bush, the House Foreign Affairs Committee last week voted to condemn the killing of 1.5 million Armenians by the Turkish government in power almost a century ago. More...

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