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Mar 11, 2020 In The News

House Democrats are asking the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) for its contingency plans for a possible coronavirus outbreak in migrant detention facilities. 

Mar 11, 2020 In The News

The coronavirus outbreak has now infected more than 1,000 people in nearly 40 U.S. states — and the country's top authority on infectious diseases says things will only get worse.

Mar 10, 2020 In The News

A rare Congressional field hearing was held March 6 at the Jamaica Performing Arts Center on the issue of modern-day redlining and how it persists in banking deserts such as southeast Queens. 

Mar 5, 2020 In The News

Rep. Carolyn Maloney, D-N.Y., far right, chair of the House Oversight Committee, speaks to reporters about the 2020 Census(J. Scott Applewhite/AP)

Mar 5, 2020 In The News

Democrats on the House Oversight and Reform Committee on Thursday demanded that the Republican National Committee (RNC) stop sending mailers labeled as a district "census" that could be misinterpreted as official census forms.

Mar 5, 2020 In The News

Democrats on the House Oversight and Reform Committee on Thursday demanded that the Republican National Committee (RNC) stop sending mailers labeled as a district "census" that could be misinterpreted as official census forms.

Mar 4, 2020 In The News

In the spring of 1945, as the war in Europe was drawing to a close, a US Army unit began the liberation of Buchenwald, one of Nazi Germany’s largest concentration camps. It was the first such camp American forces had encountered. They alerted the office of General Dwight D. Eisenhower, Supreme Commander of the Allied Forces in Europe, about what they had found.

Mar 4, 2020 In The News

Today, the Supreme Court took on the first major abortion-related case since Brett Kavanaugh ascended to the bench.

Feb 27, 2020 In The News

The House Oversight and Reform hearing room was named Thursday in honor of late Chairman Elijah E. Cummings — the first room in the Capitol complex to ever be named for an African American lawmaker.

Feb 25, 2020 In The News

A new bill in the House of Representatives would make cooperatively owned units, or co-ops, eligible for mortgages backed by the Department of Veterans Affairs.

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