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Oct 26, 2019 In The News

After several deadly crashes over the last few years, lawmakers are now looking to ban most helicopter flights over New York City.

Oct 25, 2019 In The News

House impeachment investigators fired off subpoenas Friday to a trio of defiant Trump administration officials who have refused to comply voluntarily — including one who publicly slammed the Democratic-led inquiry as a “sham.”

Oct 25, 2019 In The News

Following a fatal helicopter crash in June and thousands of complaints about helicopter noise, officials will announce a federal bill on Saturday that seeks to ban all “non-essential” helicopter traffic over New York City.

Oct 25, 2019 In The News

The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday passed an overhaul of U.S. anti-money laundering rules more than a decade in the making.

Oct 25, 2019 In The News

House Democrats said Friday they have issued three more subpoenas as part of the impeachment investigation against President Donald Trump, for his budget director, a national security aide and a foreign policy adviser in the State Department.

Oct 25, 2019 In The News

Mayor Bill de Blasio on Friday sided with a trio of New York City lawmakers seeking to ban commercial helicopters from flying in the Big Apple, saying “there should be no non-essential flights over Manhattan.”

Oct 25, 2019 In The News

A trio of New York City lawmakers aim to ban all tourist and ride-sharing helicopters flying in Big Apple airspace in the aftermath of deadly crashes.

Democratic Reps. Jerrold Nadler, Carolyn Maloney and Nydia Velazquez will unveil their legislation to restrict commercial helicopter rides on the steps of City Hall on Saturday morning.

Oct 24, 2019 In The News

Congress is a famously slow-moving institution with a sub-30% approval rating, so it’s always exciting when the governing body does something noteworthy.

Oct 24, 2019 In The News

The House on Wednesday passed legislation that would reauthorize federal funds aimed at reducing rape kit backlogs nationwide.

The measure, known as the Debbie Smith Act, authorizes funding for crime labs to process DNA evidence, requires states to create a plan to reduce the rape kit backlog and helps fund DNA training for law enforcement.

Oct 24, 2019 In The News

A trio of New York City lawmakers will roll out legislation this weekend that would ban nearly all commercial helicopter traffic in the five boroughs, the Daily News has learned, a drastic proposal that comes in response to several fatal chopper crashes.

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