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Jul 14, 2021 In The News

The cost of initial treatment for gun-related injuries in hospitals exceeds $1 billion per year, with public health coverage accounting for the majority of the bill, according to a Government Accountability Office (GAO) report.

Jul 14, 2021 In The News

Treating firearm-related injuries in the U.S. costs more than $1 billion annually, with public health programs like Medicaid picking up most of the tab, according to new Government Accountability Office estimates shared with POLITICO.

Jul 13, 2021 In The News

When Rachel Rothenberg-Saenz, former director of product development at Oscar de la Renta, was furloughed in the spring of 2020, she heeded Gov.

Jul 13, 2021 In The News

In 2019, the Senate passed The Federal Employee Paid Leave Act (FEPLA), which permits federal workers up to 12 weeks of paid parental leave due to the birth, adoption or fostering of a child.

Jul 12, 2021 In The News

Two House committees on Monday requested a slew of documents from the pharmaceutical company Biogen as part of an investigation into the controversial approval of its Alzheimer's treatment.  

Jul 12, 2021 In The News

A pair of congressional hearings on Capitol Hill in May served as a perfect setting for Democrats and Republicans to take shots at Wall Street’s most powerful bank CEOs.

Jul 9, 2021 In The News

Democratic Rep. Carolyn Maloney of Manhattan has long lobbied for paid family leave. Now with support from the Biden administration’s American Families Plan, she’s gotten a measure known as the Comprehensive Paid Leave for Federal Employees Act through the House Committee on Oversight and Reform, which she chairs.

Jul 9, 2021 In The News

Queens Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney joined advocates in front of Wells Fargo on Madison on Friday to call on Congress to pass legislation to keep overdraft fee practices in check.

The Overdraft Protection Act of 2021, introduced by Maloney last week, would improve the transparency of overdraft programs for consumers.

Jul 8, 2021 In The News

House Democrats on Thursday released a report that found that the 14 leading drug companies paid out more in stock buybacks and dividends from 2016 to 2020 than they spent on research and development. 

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