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WASHINGTON — Census experts and public officials are expressing growing concerns that the bedrock mission of the 2020 census — an accurate and trustworthy head count of everyone in the United States — is imperiled, with worrisome implications.
When the Founding Fathers drafted the Constitution, they knew that for our country to be the true democratic republic they envisioned, it must reflect the ever-changing makeup of its people.
“Fearless Girl”—a statue depicting a small girl standing, hands on her hips, facing down the New York City Bowling Green Park centerpiece sculpture “Charging Bull”—was meant to call attention to the lack of female leaders on Wall Street.
(WHSV) — A woman's routine for getting ready can be a process because of all the products involved. But when all is said and done, it costs a lot; not because of the number of products used, but because, on average, women pay more for products than men, even when they're the exact same product.
WASHINGTON — Equal Rights Amendment advocates think this could be their moment.
As women increasingly come forward with stories of sexual assault and harassment, advocates are seeing the “me too” movement as an opportunity to renew their push for Constitutional protections against sexual discrimination.
A bipartisan group of New York Congress members are pushing the Department of Labor to recognize a specific type of cancer known to afflict 9/11 first responders.
Some of the state's top Democrats gathered at City Hall Sunday to warn that proposed tax reforms being floated in Congress will have a severe impact on New Yorkers' bottom line.
Congressman Don Beyer (VA-8) and Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney (NY-12) hosted experts on the path to gender parity in corporate leadership for a hearing yesterday. Gender diversity experts from Catalyst, the 30 Percent Club, Northrop Grumman, and Paradigm for Parity testified on the critical need to increase gender diversity in America’s corporate boardrooms.
You’d be hard pressed to find anyone in our country who hasn’t been affected by breast cancer—more than 100 women die from this disease every single day. The unbearable toll is too much; it’s time to end breast cancer once and for all. To do so, we need to fund medical research. That’s why, today, we are unveiling a new commemorative coin designed and produced by the U.S. Mint.