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The fashion industry represents a huge chunk of New York City’s economy. It generates about $11 billion in wages and employs roughly 6% of the city’s workforce. More than 900 fashion companies have their headquarters in New York. Culturally, the city is the epicenter of US fashion, and one of the top fashion capitals in the world.
NEW YORK — LGBTQ Americans will not be counted in the 2020 U.S. Census.
A draft of the 2020 Census survey was released with proposed questions on sexual orientation and gender identity. But advocacy groups are outraged after the questions were quickly removed the same day.
New York’s Democratic elected officials breathed a sigh of relief last week when Republican leaders in Washington withdrew the American Health Care Act before it could reach a vote in the House.
“This statue has touched hearts across the world, with its symbolic depiction of the resiliency of women,” said Rep. Carolyn Maloney.
WASHINGTON — A bipartisan group of New York lawmakers submitted a formal request for the federal government to reimburse $18.7 million the city has shelled out for security around President Trump's residence at Trump Tower on Wednesday.
A bicameral but uni-partisan parade of legislators rallied with federal employees outside the Capitol on Thursday in a vigorous display of support for their pay, benefits and jobs.
“We are here today standing in support for freedom of the press,” Rep. Carolyn Maloney said. (SHAWN INGLIMA/FOR NEW YORK DAILY NEWS)
NEW YORK, Feb 22 (Reuters) - It cost New York City about $24 million to provide security at Trump Tower, President Donald Trump's skyscraper home in Manhattan, from Election Day to Inauguration Day, or $308,000 per day, New York's police commissioner said on Wednesday.