Kathleen Rice

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U.S. Representative Kathleen Rice from Long Island has reintroduced a bill that would help stop illegal manufacturing of the synthetic opioid fentanyl. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said the lab-made drug contributed to a 30% spike in overdose deaths last year.

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The Biden administration has announced prioritizing the development of more wind energy in certain areas off the coast of New York and New Jersey. The areas in the Atlantic Ocean expand nearly the entire southern coast of Long Island — from Long Beach to the Shinnecock Inlet in the Hamptons.

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U.S. Congresswoman Kathleen Rice from Long Island wants answers from Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg about the social media company’s role in disinformation campaigns that target veterans.

N.Y. Congresswoman Kathleen Rice
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U.S. Representative Kathleen Rice from Long Island has called for a federal investigation into the “epic security failure” Wednesday at the Capitol building.

N.Y. Congresswoman Kathleen Rice
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New York Congresswoman Kathleen Rice wants a federal probe into how the Town of Hempstead on Long Island plans to spend more than $130 million of coronavirus relief funds. Hempstead is the only township in the country to receive federal relief.

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