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Sep 11, 2020 In The News

A federal court ruled against President Trump’s attempt to not count undocumented immigrants for the purpose of reapportioning congressional seats after the 2020 Census, saying Thursday it violated the law.

Sep 11, 2020 In The News

Businesses and risk management professionals are continuing to struggle to manage the complexities of the COVID-19 pandemic as many existing insurance policies fail to cover its impact, a leading risk manager for a restaurant chain said Thursday.

Sep 11, 2020 In The News

For the 19th time, thousands of family members and elected officials converged on the World Trade Center site Friday morning to remember those killed in the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks — though this ceremony was unlike any previous commemoration due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Sep 10, 2020 In The News

NEW YORK — New York lawmakers lambasted the Trump administration Thursday over a report that millions had been taken from a health program for FDNY firefighters battling 9/11-related illnesses.

Sep 10, 2020 In The News

Even though a federal judge ordered the U.S. Census Bureau to halt winding down the 2020 census for the time being, supervisors in at least one California office have been instructed to make plans for laying off census takers, according to an email obtained by The Associated Press.

Sep 10, 2020 In The News

A federal court on Thursday blocked a memorandum signed by President Trump seeking to exclude undocumented immigrants from being counted in the census for apportionment, saying such action would violate the statute governing congressional apportionment.

Sep 10, 2020 In The News

A whopping 250-400 films have bitten the dust due to lack of pandemic insurance, said Jean Prewitt, president and CEO of the Independent Film & Television Alliance, speaking Thursday at a roundtable organized by Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) to discuss the Pandemic Risk Insurance Act, or PRIA.

Sep 8, 2020 In The News

WASHINGTON — A powerful but little-known group of Republican donors installed by President Trump to oversee the United States Postal Service has helped raise more than $3 million to support him and hundreds of millions more for his party over the past decade, prompting concerns about partisan bias at the agency before the November election.

Sep 8, 2020 In The News

Representative Carolyn B. Maloney, Democrat of New York and the chairwoman of the House Oversight Committee, on Monday called on the Postal Service’s board of governors to suspend Louis DeJoy, the postmaster general, while she investigates allegations that he asked former employees to make campaign contributions to Republicans and gave them bonuses to defray the cost.

Sep 8, 2020 In The News

House Democrats are opening an investigation of Postmaster General Louis DeJoy and called for his immediate suspension following accusations that he reimbursed employees for campaign contributions they made to his preferred GOP politicians, an arrangement that would be unlawful.

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