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Sep 15, 2017 In The News

To the Editor:

Nicholas Kristof’s Sept. 7 column, “Google and Sex Traffickers,” sheds light on a critical issue: lobbying efforts to defeat “legislation that would crack down on websites that promote sex trafficking.”

Sep 14, 2017 In The News

Geographically, Roosevelt Island is not a part of the borough, but the official opening of the Cornell Tech campus Wednesday is a very big deal for Long Island City, Astoria and other neighborhoods in western Queens.

Sep 13, 2017 In The News

Improving our country’s roads, bridges, tunnels and rail systems is a basic function of our government that has traditionally been supported by both parties. By investing in infrastructure, we not only repair deteriorating bridges, roads and tunnels, but also strengthen our communities and speed up commerce.

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Sep 13, 2017 In The News

A top Democrat on the House Financial Services Committee asked Equifax’s competitors on Wednesday whether they’ve taken steps to prevent a similar security breach.

Sep 11, 2017 In The News

As the world faces multiple humanitarian crises around the world, few political actions have been as cruel and shortsighted as the Trump administration’s decision to cut off funding to the United Nations Population Fund, or UNFPA.

Sep 10, 2017 In The News

MAYORAL APPEAL: Rather than just send a letter to New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio asking — for a second time — that the Garment Center Steering Committee’s recommendations be considered before any changes to the zoning are made, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (N.Y.) and a group of supporters held a press event Saturday morning.

Sep 7, 2017 In The News

MIDTOWN — The city will get nearly $26 million in reimbursements for costs associated with protecting President Donald Trump between the election and inauguration day, officials said.

Sep 3, 2017 In The News

Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-N.Y.) is pressing to end oil exports to North Korea, saying that doing so might push the reclusive country to the negotiating table with the U.S.  

"Twenty years ago, President Clinton got them to the negotiating table by cutting off the oil. We haven't done that," Maloney told radio host John Catsimatidis on AM 970 in New York.

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Aug 29, 2017 In The News

Members of New York City’s congressional delegation are calling on President Trump to reverse his ban on transgender individuals serving in the U.S. military.

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Aug 28, 2017 In The News

This summer, the U.S. Justice Department won a long battle against banks affiliated with the government of Iran that secretly violated economic sanctions by purchasing property in New York City.

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