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Mar 19, 2019 In The News

Several members of Congress on Tuesday urged Albany to budget $40 million to hire workers to encourage New Yorkers to complete the upcoming census.

The census, to be conducted next in 2020, is used to determine how much the federal government gives individual states for the following decade.

Mar 17, 2019 In The News

Elected officials and supporters gathered on the Upper East Side on Sunday to denounce hate in the wake of the mosque shootings in New Zealand and anti-Semitic graffiti recently sprayed at a recreation center in the city. 

Mar 14, 2019 In The News

Washington -- Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross faced sharp questioning from House Democrats over his controversial decision to add a question on U.S. citizenship to the 2020 census at a public hearing that ran for more than six hours.

Mar 13, 2019 In The News

In this op-ed, New York Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney explains why the Equal Rights Amendment still hasn't been ratified, her efforts over the last 20 years to change that, and why she thinks 2019 could be the year.

Mar 12, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON — Timothy J. Sloan went to Capitol Hill on Tuesday to convince members of Congress that Wells Fargo had become a better bank.

By the time he left, it was clear that few believed him.

Mar 5, 2019 In The News

A group of Democratic lawmakers on Tuesday introduced legislation that would guarantee federal employees 12 weeks of paid family leave. 

Mar 5, 2019 In The News

Federal employees would be entitled to 12 weeks of paid leave to care for themselves or family members under a new bill Democratic lawmakers put forward on Tuesday, marking an expansion to the long sought-after benefits for civil servants.

Feb 25, 2019 In The News

Today I am in our nation’s capital. I don’t particularly enjoy coming down here. It is a town that has four 8th Sts., and none of them intersect.

I am walking the halls of Congress with injured and ill 9/11 responders and survivors, looking to see if “Remembering 9/11” is more than a cheap obligatory slogan senators and representatives tweet out.

Feb 25, 2019 In The News

On Monday, a comedian went to Capitol Hill to work with lawmakers for a noble reason. Jon Stewart supported the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund by endorsing the Never Forg

Feb 25, 2019 In The News