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Feb 13, 2020 In The News

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Rep. Jackie Speier, Rep. Carolyn Maloney and a host of other members of Congress held a press conference this morning ahead of tomorrow’s vote on HJ Res. 79 to remove the arbitrary timeline put in the preamble to the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA). 

Feb 13, 2020 In The News

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Rep. Jackie Speier, Rep. Carolyn Maloney and a host of other members of Congress held a press conference this morning ahead of tomorrow’s vote on HJ Res. 79 to remove the arbitrary timeline put in the preamble to the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA). 

Feb 12, 2020 In The News

The U.S. Census that's used to set congressional districts and dole out hundreds of billions of dollars could be headed for a train wreck, lawmakers and a government watchdog warned Wednesday.

Feb 12, 2020 In The News

With the start of the 2020 census just a month away for most U.S. residents, Census Bureau director Steven Dillingham is going to Capitol Hill to update lawmakers about the agency’s readiness for the federal government’s largest peacetime operation.

Feb 11, 2020 In The News

When I was pregnant with my first child, I asked my employer about the office’s leave policy. My supervisor was stunned by the question: “Leave? What leave? Women just leave.” When I replied that I didn’t intend to leave, the response was “That’s never happened before.”

Feb 11, 2020 In The News

A divided House committee on Tuesday advanced a D.C. statehood bill to the floor for the first time in nearly three decades, bringing advocates closer to their goal of making the nation’s capital the 51st state.

Feb 11, 2020 In The News

For the first time in more than a quarter century, Congress has voted on a measure to make most of the area comprising the District of Columbia the 51st state.

The House Committee on Oversight and Reform approved the bill, originally numbered HR 51, on a party-line 21-16 vote Tuesday after a contentious, hours long markup.

Feb 11, 2020 In The News

WASHINGTON – The Democrat-led House of Representatives voted 374-37 Tuesday to build a women's history museum on the National Mall.

Thirty-six Republicans and Rep. Justin Amash, I-Mich., voted against the measure. 

"Women have been left out of the telling of the nation's history," Rep. Carolyn Maloney, D-N.Y., one of the bill's sponsors, said on the House floor. 

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