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New York's Congressional reps slammed President Trump's decision to fire FBI Director James Comey, and called for a special prosecutor to take over the investigation into Russia's ties to the Trump campaign.
Manhattan Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney announced last night she would renew her effort to get the long-stalled Equal Rights Amendment passed, arguing that the era of President Donald Trump is even more reason to get the amendment through.
Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-N.Y.) on Saturday said the GOP's ObamaCare repeal plan is "an assault on working Americans."
"It'll remove over 24 million people who have healthcare now from the roles. It'll increase costs for Americans. It imposes an age tax and guts the protections of pre-existing conditions," Maloney told MSNBC.
House lawmakers on Tuesday wrangled over a GOP-led bill to undo Obama-era financial regulations, with one Democrat calling the almost 600-page plan a "middle finger" to American consumers and regulators.
ASTORIA – On April 21, NYS Assemblymember Aravella Simotas and U.S. Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney hosted a luncheon to commemorate and celebrate Women’s History Month and to honor three exceptional local women for their contributions to the communities of Western Queens. Approximately 60 invited guests joined the celebration, which was held in the Astor Room at Kaufman-Astoria Studios.
New York City’s and New York State’s disagreements with the Trump administration’s immigration policies were front and center at PS 234 in Astoria on Tuesday night.
With Congress on recess, Reps. Carolyn Maloney and Nydia Velazquez held a joint town hall on April 13 to meet with constituents from their adjacent districts at the Anna Silver School on the Lower East Side.
The fashion industry represents a huge chunk of New York City’s economy. It generates about $11 billion in wages and employs roughly 6% of the city’s workforce. More than 900 fashion companies have their headquarters in New York. Culturally, the city is the epicenter of US fashion, and one of the top fashion capitals in the world.
NEW YORK — LGBTQ Americans will not be counted in the 2020 U.S. Census.
A draft of the 2020 Census survey was released with proposed questions on sexual orientation and gender identity. But advocacy groups are outraged after the questions were quickly removed the same day.