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Jan 16, 2020 In The News

NEW YORK — New York City's highest civic honor was handed out Monday to the tireless advocates of the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund.

"This is a somber ceremony in so many ways, even though we celebrate such good people and we celebrate a victory," Mayor Bill de Blasio said at the Beacon Theater on the Upper West Side.

Jan 7, 2020 In The News

House Democrats sent a letter to the Trump administration Tuesday demanding answers over reports that up to 200 Iranian-Americans were sent for secondary screening and held for up to 12 hours at the Canadian border over the weekend.

Jan 5, 2020 In The News

All the world is a narrow bridge, and the most important thing is to not be afraid.

Jan 2, 2020 In The News

Local Congressional representatives announce federal aid, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo directs State Police to further increase patrols and security in Orthodox Jewish neighborhoods across the state, as local politicians and community members continue to rally and stand in solidarity with the Jewish community that suffered more hateful attacks since Saturday’s stabbing in Monsey.

Dec 23, 2019 In The News

Democratic lawmakers are demanding answers from the Department of Homeland Security following several deaths of migrant children in government custody since last year.  

Dec 23, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON — House Democrats demanded documents from the Department of Homeland Security on Monday to investigate a “troubling pattern of abuse and poor treatment” of migrants, after the death of a 16-year-old Guatemalan detainee and other new revelations.

Dec 22, 2019 In The News

A new congressional report from Democrats on the Joint Economic Committee (JEC) has concluded that President Donald Trump's signature legislative accomplishment, the 2017 tax cuts, failed to live up to its numerous promises.

Dec 17, 2019 In The News

Four senior Democratic lawmakers said HHS must turn over more documents about Medicare and Medicaid chief Seema Verma's extensive use of public relations consultants, claiming the department has largely been uncooperative with their investigation.

Dec 16, 2019 In The News

Washington (AP) -- The federal government’s 2.1 million employees will get paid parental leave for the first time, a galvanizing moment in the growing movement to bring the benefit to all U.S. workers.

Dec 13, 2019 In The News

Tenants at two notoriously dilapidated Upper East Side developments slapped the city’s scandal-rocked Housing Authority with lawsuits on Friday demanding better living conditions.

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