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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on Wednesday fielded sharp criticism and tough questions about nearly all aspects of his company's business practices at a hearing about Facebook’s new cryptocurrency project Libra.