Steve Israel

Israel to lead Meltzer Lippe government group

By GREGORY ZELLER // Lobbying? No … but expect some insider-infused navigation of government’s corridors of power. That’s the word out of Mineola law firm Meltzer, Lippe, Goldstein & Breitstone LLP, which on Monday announced the formation of Meltzer Lippe Strategies, a new practice group with “senior strategic advisor” Steve Israel – just four months removed from his 16-year run in the U.S. House of Representatives – at the helm. Israel will run the new…


Debrief: Steve Israel, the next generation

Following eight U.S. House of Representative terms and a narrow escape from what could be the most contentious Congress in a generation (“I got out while the getting was good”), Steve Israel is hardly slowing down. As chairman of Long Island University’s Institute for Global Issues and the university’s latest Distinguished Writer in Residence, the former (as of Jan. 3) Third District rep will leverage his capitol résumé in pursuit of two key goals: developing…


Israel to lead LIU global institute, and write on

If you had “[Insert Distinguished Vocation Here]-in-Residence at a Long Island college” on your Steve Israel After-Congress Bingo card, fill it in. Long Island University announced Tuesday that the longtime U.S. representative will join LIU as chairman of the new LIU Institute for Global Issues and a Distinguished Writer in Residence on Jan. 4, immediately following his retirement from Congress. Israel, who rose to become a chief messaging and campaign strategist for House democrats, announced…


For Millennial Strategies, another day at the races

By GREGORY ZELLER They sure grow up fast. When last we checked in on political consulting startup Millennial Strategies, the firm was repping a few Democratic causes and gearing up for a state senate election in Brooklyn. Now it’s knee-deep in Election 2016, with its agenda-topping race to succeed veteran U.S. Rep. Steve Israel (D-Huntington) in New York’s 3rd Congressional District, where Millennial Strategies is managing the campaign of former North Hempstead Supervisor Jon Kaiman. The…


Israel, state officials call for Alzheimer’s initiative

U.S. Rep. Steve Israel and State Assemblyman Charles Lavine joined forces at North Shore-LIJ’s Feinstein R&D center on Tuesday to renew a call to turn the Empire State into a national focal point for Alzheimer’s disease research. Joining the pair: State Sen. David Carlucci, a Democrat from mid-state Clarkstown. The initiative, according to the lawmakers, would mirror California’s approach to stem cell research and that state’s 2004 Stem Cell Research and Cures Act, which among…