Steve Israel http://wshu.org en Long Island public officials want federal help to eradicate mosquito borne virus http://wshu.org/post/long-island-public-officials-want-federal-help-eradicate-mosquito-borne-virus <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Long Island public officials called on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to spend more money and resources to help prevent the spread of the Asian Tiger mosquito on Monday. The tropical mosquito is a carrier of the deadly Dengue virus. The request to the C-D-C comes despite the fact that only one Long Islander has contracted the virus. That was last November.&nbsp;</span></p> Mon, 23 Jun 2014 23:20:40 +0000 Gabrielle Fonrouge 19530 at http://wshu.org Long Island public officials want federal help to eradicate mosquito borne virus LI congressman leads Dems in push to recapture US House http://wshu.org/post/li-congressman-leads-dems-push-recapture-us-house <p></p><p>Democratic Congressman Steve Israel of Long Island is helping spearhead his party’s effort to recapture control of the U.S. House of Representatives next year. Matt Laslo reports on the tough job ahead for Israel.</p><p></p><p></p> Thu, 05 Dec 2013 14:14:40 +0000 Matt Laslo 9394 at http://wshu.org LI congressman leads Dems in push to recapture US House