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Jul 12, 2019 In The News

Federal employees who take leave for parental or other family-related purposes — time that currently is unpaid — would receive their regular salaries for that leave instead, under a bill that has passed the House.

Jul 12, 2019 In The News
The House on Friday approved legislation to replenish a depleted federal fund to compensate emergency workers and others who became ill as a result of their work in the ruins of the World Trade Center in Lower Manhattan, extending it for the lifetime of those who were at Sept. 11’s ground zero.
Jul 8, 2019 In The News
On Wednesday, we said our final farewell to NYPD Detective Luis Alvarez, a true American hero. As I sat in the Immaculate Conception Church in my FDNY turnout coat, surrounded by his family, friends, and brothers and sisters in blue, I thought to myself; Detective Alvarez’s last call may be over, but it is up to us to finish his mission.
Jul 8, 2019 In The News
James Zadroga, the NYPD detective who gave his name to the original 9/11 bill after dying from exposure to Ground Zero, is getting some partners.
Jul 2, 2019 In The News

Multiple sources including state Attorney General Letitia James and Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney (D-Manhattan, Queens and Brooklyn) are confirming that the Trump administration has begun printing forms for the 2020 U.S. Census that do not include a citizenship question.

Jul 2, 2019 In The News
The Trump administration abandoned its hard-fought plan to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census after the U.S. Supreme Court challenged its purpose, a win for immigrant-rights groups and Democrats who claimed the query was designed to dilute their power.
Jul 2, 2019 In The News
The Trump administration appears to have missed its own deadline Monday to start the printing of paper forms and other mailings that will play a key role in next year's constitutionally mandated head count of every person living in the U.S.
Jun 28, 2019 In The News
Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) has stepped up her efforts to give 12 weeks of paid family leave to federal employees.

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