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Cuomo Announces WTC Worker Protections

Gov. Andrew Cuomo this week announced World Trade Center workers who performed rescue, recovery and clean-up operations in the year after 9/11 now have significant new protections for workers’ compensation benefits. The World Trade Center Registry was reopened and the deadline for joining extended to Sept. 11, 2014; certain previously time-barred World Trade Center claims […]

Goldfeder, FAA Meet On Airplane Noise

In an effort to ease unbearable airplane noise for local Queens residents, Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder (D-Ozone Park) held a discussion with the Federal Aviation Administration and Port Authority of New York and New Jersey to discuss ways to mitigate flight patterns and improve the quality of life for local neighborhoods. The meeting provided the opportunity […]