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Bryan R. Smith / AP

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is extending the deadline for workers seeking lost wages and medical benefits from their involvement in the rescue, recovery and cleanup of the September 11
terror attacks.

Blumenthal Pushes Obama to Pass Terrorism Bill

Sep 13, 2016
J. Scott Applewhite / AP

U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., wants President Obama to sign into law legislation that would allow U.S. citizens to sue countries for supporting terrorism.

Courtesy of Labor Religion Coalition of New York State/Facebook

Religious and labor advocates rallied at the State Capitol Monday as part of a nationwide movement known as Moral Mondays, to urge state lawmakers to take more progressive stances on issues.

Patrick Comins / Audubon Connecticut

A tiny sparrow that lives in salt marshes from Maine to Virginia could be the new “poster child” for our changing coastal habitat. Experts say rising sea levels make the bird’s future uncertain, and it may spell the first sign of danger to an entire ecosystem.

Suffolk County Holds Hearings On Water Quality

Sep 12, 2016
JD Allen / WSHU

At a joint hearing in Smithtown, New York, State Senate and Assembly Committees heard testimony on Suffolk County’s ongoing nitrogen water quality problem.

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