9/11 Bill Passes the Senate. ℘℘℘ New Yorkers were sweating through a brutal heat wave at the end of July this year when grim news began circulating, from Briggs Avenue in the Bronx and East 111th Street in Harlem to the quieter suburbs of Westchester County and the historically Irish enclaves in Long Island andRead more..
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Joseph Crowley has been the Representative for the Queens and Bronx-based 7th Congressional District since November 1998. In 2000, he was reelected with 71 percent of the vote. In Washington, the hardworking Crowley serves on the Committee of Financial Services, Committee on International Relations, Subcommittee on Capital Markets and Securities, and the Subcommittee on FinancialRead more..
Congressman Peter T. King from Long Island is serving his fifth term in the U.S. House of Representatives and serves on the Financial Services Committee and International Relations Committee. King has long been a strong supporter of Irish issues and he is an outspoken advocate of human rights and justice for citizens of Northern Ireland.Read more..
Tom Ridge resigned as governor of Pennsylvania on October 5, 2001 and assumed the position of Head of Homeland Security three days later. His state had been touched by the September 11 tragedies when one of the four hijacked airliners crashed in western Pennsylvania, killing all 44 people aboard. In discussing the new appointee, PresidentRead more..
U2 frontman Bono could be spotted on the east Coast this fall as he visited both the United Nations and the U.S. Congress with his plea for the G7 nations to drop the third world debt. With 21.1 million signatures, the “Drop the debt” petition is the largest single-issue petition ever gathered and counts theRead more..