Griffiss International Airport receives federal grants for upgrades, re-admitted to Military Airport Program
ROME, N.Y. - Griffiss International Airport will be re-admitted to the Military Airport Program (MAP) with a grant worth $270,000 in MAP funding to renovate hangars and make them more energy efficient, U.S. Senators Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand announced on Wednesday.
MARCY, N.Y. (WKTV) - Congressman Richard Hanna was at SUNYIT in Marcy on Thursday announcing a new bill that he says would offer tax credits to students studying "STEM," Science, Technology, Engineering and Math.
UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer wants to put the weight of the federal government behind fighting witness intimidation, coming to Utica on Thursday to sound the battle cry.
NEW HARTFORD, N.Y. (WKTV) - Democratic Congressional Candidate Dan Lamb visited Old Path Farm in New Hartford Thursday to discuss his views opposing the highly controversial issue of hydrofracking.
BINGHAMTON, N.Y. (WKTV) - 22nd Congressional Candidate Dan Lamb (D) released the following statement in reaction to Former Governor Mitt Romney’s selection of Congressman Paul Ryan (R-WI) as his Vice Presidential running mate.
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) - Republican presidential contender Mitt Romney is appearing alongside his running mate, Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan.
(NBC NEWS) - Three different sources close to the Romney campaign indicate to NBC News that Mitt Romney will announce House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan as his vice-presidential running mate at Saturday's campaign event in Norfolk, VA.
FRANKFORT, N.Y. (WKTV) - A young woman from Frankfort was honored by the U.S. Congress on Friday, as Congressman Richard Hanna presented Alexandra Tamburro, 24, of Frankfort with the Congressional Award Medal.
YORKVILLE, N.Y. (WKTV) - Senior citizens enrolled in the Medicare Advantage Plan are concerned the cost of their insurance is going up, and more than a dozen clients of MVP Healthcare met with Congressman Hanna Monday afternoon at Symeon's in Yorkville to discuss their concerns.
WHITESBORO, N.Y. (WKTV) - Senate Democrats and Republicans are split when it comes to extending the income tax breaks that former President George W. Bush started during his first term, and on Monday, a candidate for U.S. Congress was in Whitesboro to talk about compromise and how it could play a role in the debate.
Schumer to Huerta: with MAP funding decision around the corner, Griffiss needs funds to land new terminal
Today, U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer met with Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Acting Administrator Michael Huerta and urged him to re-secure vital federal funding for Griffiss Airport in Oneida County that would allow the airport to construct a new terminal and expand operations.
WASHINGTON, D.C. (WKTV) – Congressman Richard Hanna voted to order a report that would detail possible sequestration defense cuts and the effect they would have on our national security.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand is reporting $10.5 million in her campaign account as she runs for re-election. That gives the Democrat a massive cash advantage over Republican challenger Wendy Long.
UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - Congressional candidate Dan Lamb is calling out current Congressman Richard Hanna on Hanna's home turf. Lamb accuses Hanna of supporting a voucher program to fix Medicare and the debt crisis. Hanna says that's not true.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Pressing an election-year point, Republicans pushed yet another bill through the House on Wednesday to repeal the nation's two-year-old health care law, a maneuver that forced Democrats to choose between President Barack Obama's signature domestic achievement and a public that is persistently skeptical of its value.
United States Senator Charles Schumer has announced that President Obama has signed into law new drug legislation that will permanently ban the deadly chemical compounds marketed and sold as bath salts and incense in the New York State and the United States.
BINGHAMTON, N.Y. - Democrat Dan Lamb, who is running against Congressman Richard Hanna for the newly formed 22nd Congressional District criticized the incumbent Monday after an announcement regarding the passed Transportation Bill.
ORISKANY, N.Y. - Congressman Richard Hanna spoke Monday about what he calls the most significant transportation policy reforms the United States has seen in decades thanks to the passage of a long-term federal transportation bill.
Here is a look at where each of the 50 states stand on implementing President Barack Obama's federal health care overhaul, which the Supreme Court ruled Thursday can go forward with its aim of covering more than 30 million uninsured Americans.
The Supreme Court upheld the constitutionality of President Barack Obama's health care law, including the most disputed part: the mandate that virtually all Americans have health insurance or pay a fine. The mandate was upheld under the federal government's power to levy taxes.