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- This week, Congressman Tim Bishop held a public Tele-Town Hall on the federal budget and the economy that was joined by 7,488 residents of the First Congressional District.
- Led by Congressman Tim Bishop, senior Members of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee joined with more than 80 Members of the House of Representatives to introduce the bipartisan job-creating transportation bill that passed the Senate last week.
- Congressman Tim Bishop announced his strong opposition to the Republican Budget plan passed in the Budget Committee last night that doubles down on last year's proposal to expand tax breaks for special interests at the expense of seniors.
- State Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele, Jr. (I, D, WF-Sag Harbor) announced Assembly passage of legislation establishing the fourth Tuesday in June as New York's primary election day for both federal and state offices.
- Fighting to protect American jobs and ports, Congressmen Tim Bishop (D, NY-01) and Jeff Landry (R, LA-03) led a bipartisan coalition of 72 House Members calling for increased port dredging.
- The New York State Senate acted on its 2012-2013 Senate Budget resolution that controls state spending, avoids new taxes, fees and unfunded mandates and helps create new jobs.
by Jay Schneiderman
- "News of Suffolk's looming $500 million deficit came as little surprise to anyone who has been watching County government over the past few years."
- Congressman Tim Bishop was joined by Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone and Long Island Contractors' Association President Marc Herbst to call for a bipartisan, long-term plan to fix America's aging infrastructure, including the deteriorating Horseblock Road Bridge over the LIRR's Montauk Line.
- Congressman Tim Bishop said the upward revision in New York State's employment report for 2011 and a solid national employment report for February are signs of progress that should encourage more bipartisan efforts to help the economy grow.
- Legislator Jay Schneiderman said this week that the news of the County's looming budget deficit was not news to him. Schneiderman reminded that one year ago he issued a stern warning about the county budget.
- Congressman Tim Bishop applauded the proposal by the Treasury Department to eliminate unwarranted tax breaks for oil and gas companies as part of a broad overhaul of the corporate tax code.
- The demise of the House Republican Majority's Transportation Bill, which Transportation Secretary and former Republican Congressman Ray LaHood called “the worst transportation bill I have seen in my 35 years of public service,” is another missed opportunity by the Republican majority to put Americans back to work.
- Congressman Tim Bishop supported the bipartisan compromise to extend the two percent payroll tax cut and emergency unemployment insurance benefits to the end of 2012.
- Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele, Jr. (I, D, WF-Sag Harbor) announced Assembly introduction of legislation establishing the fourth Tuesday in June as New York's primary election day for both federal and state offices.
- Congressman Tim Bishop led the Democratic charge on the House Floor to push for the extension of the payroll tax cut and unemployment benefits through the end of the year, as well as prevent a sharp drop in Medicare reimbursement rates.
- The New York Water Environment Association (NYWEA), a statewide, non-profit organization comprised of water quality management professionals, has selected Timothy Bishop, U.S. Congressman for New York's First Congressional District, to be the recipient of its distinguished Nelson A. Rockefeller Award.
- Citing her deep roots in the community and vast private, public and political experience, self-made businessman Randy Altschuler announced that East Hamptons's Diana Weir will be the campaign manager for his 2012 congressional campaign.
- This common sense legislation would help consumers and investors make informed choices about whether they want to spend their hard earned dollars on companies that create American jobs or companies that outsource them.
- Congressman Tim Bishop applauded President Obama for outlining a bold agenda to bolster the struggling middle class during the State of the Union Address.