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Nov 21, 2017 In The News

(WHSV) — A woman's routine for getting ready can be a process because of all the products involved. But when all is said and done, it costs a lot; not because of the number of products used, but because, on average, women pay more for products than men, even when they're the exact same product.

Nov 18, 2017 In The News

A bipartisan group of New York Congress members are pushing the Department of Labor to recognize a specific type of cancer known to afflict 9/11 first responders.

Nov 18, 2017 In The News

WASHINGTON — Equal Rights Amendment advocates think this could be their moment.

As women increasingly come forward with stories of sexual assault and harassment, advocates are seeing the “me too” movement as an opportunity to renew their push for Constitutional protections against sexual discrimination.

Nov 12, 2017 In The News

Some of the state's top Democrats gathered at City Hall Sunday to warn that proposed tax reforms being floated in Congress will have a severe impact on New Yorkers' bottom line.

Oct 25, 2017 In The News

Congressman Don Beyer (VA-8) and Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney (NY-12) hosted experts on the path to gender parity in corporate leadership for a hearing yesterday. Gender diversity experts from Catalyst, the 30 Percent Club, Northrop Grumman, and Paradigm for Parity testified on the critical need to increase gender diversity in America’s corporate boardrooms.

Oct 23, 2017 In The News

You’d be hard pressed to find anyone in our country who hasn’t been affected by breast cancer—more than 100 women die from this disease every single day. The unbearable toll is too much; it’s time to end breast cancer once and for all. To do so, we need to fund medical research. That’s why, today, we are unveiling a new commemorative coin designed and produced by the U.S. Mint.

Oct 17, 2017 In The News

U.S. Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney (Greenpoint, parts of Queens and Manhattan) joined other officials and civil rights groups on Wednesday to push legislation to fix the current underfunding of the Census Bureau.

Oct 13, 2017 In The News

Diya lighting ceremony on stage. Photo courtesy Parikh Worldwide Media

 

Oct 13, 2017 In The News

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross told members of Congress on Thursday that the 2020 Census will require significantly more funding than previously projected, in the face of anticipated low initial response rates, increased distrust of government, cybersecurity threats and technology challenges.

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Oct 7, 2017 In The News

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Lawmakers in New York are calling for tougher gun regulations after Sunday’s shooting in Las Vegas, the deadliest in modern US history.

As WCBS 880’s Myles Miller reported, elected officials gathered in Union Square to call for stricter policies in the wake of the attack.

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