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Jan 16, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democrats in the U.S. Congress on Wednesday were moving ahead with legislation to prevent the Trump administration from adding a citizenship question to the 2020 Census, following a court decision this week blocking inclusion of such information.

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Jan 16, 2019 In The News

When I was on the New York City Council, I used U.S. Census data to help me best represent my neighbors. The data allowed me to point to cold, hard facts when I was fighting for more funding, advocating for or against policies that would directly affect our community or writing legislation on behalf of everyone in the city.

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Jan 13, 2019 In The News

On day 23 of the government shutdown, workers in the city shared their stories at a news conference on the Lower East Side.

The shutdown became the longest in U.S. history this weekend, and Rep. Nydia Velázquez joined affected workers, labor leaders and Democrats from Congress to share their stories. 

Jan 11, 2019 In The News

Speaker Nancy Pelosi in the Capitol's Rayburn Room with new Democratic committee chairs

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Jan 10, 2019 In The News

Local officials have jointly denounced the recent acts of Anti-Semitism and hate in Greenpoint after seven stickers displaying Nazi symbols and messages of white supremacy appeared over the weekend near McGuinness Boulevard.

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Jan 9, 2019 In The News

When Democrats take control of the House of the Representatives in January, we will have an opportunity to change the course of our country by pursuing a bold progressive agenda that serves all Americans and providing a badly needed check on President Trump and his administration.

Jan 9, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON — Democrats, transitioning into the House majority, have quietly sent dozens of letters in recent weeks seeking documents and testimony from President Trump’s businesses, his campaign and his administration, setting the table for investigations that could reach the center of his presidency.

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Jan 6, 2019 In The News

WILLIAMSBURG, Brooklyn (WABC) --Thousands of people are in limbo days after Governor Cuomo announced a plan to avert the L train shutdown. Some people moved out of their apartments, and some apartment owners offered lower rents to get them to stay.

Jan 1, 2019 In The News

California Democrat Maxine Waters, the first woman and first African-American to chair the House Financial Services Committee, is planning to use her new power to push for more women and minorities in the top ranks of corporate America.

Oct 3, 2018 In The News

The James L. Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act was “one of the few bipartisan efforts in Congress,” as Rep. Carolyn Maloney put it.

But is there enough money to cover all the costs?

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