Former Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver was found guilty on federal corruption charges on Monday.
City lawmakers say the Lake Street bridge and the park under the Ithaca Falls are both in need of more work.
Regulators say over the last four years, their investigations into terrorist financing and U.S. sanctions violations uncovered serious shortcomings.
Since the program began in 1999, over 2,300 communities have been given this recognition.
A specialized expeditionary targeting force will help Iraq put additional pressure on Islamic State and be positioned to conduct operations into Syria.