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Feb 3, 2020 In The News

House Oversight Chairwoman Carolyn Maloney on Monday threatened Education Secretary Betsy DeVos with a subpoena, saying DeVos' office “stonewalled and delayed” when the committee tried to confirm a date for her testimony.

Feb 3, 2020 In The News

House Oversight Committee and Reform Committee Chairwoman Carolyn Maloney (D-N.Y.) warned Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Monday that th

Jan 30, 2020 In The News

The House of Representatives will vote later this year whether Washington, D.C., should become the country's 51st state, the city's lawmakers and House Oversight chairwoman said Thursday.

Jan 29, 2020 In The News

Virginia became the 38th state to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment after a crossover vote Monday, pushing the historic fight for women’s constitutional equality past the finish line—and congressional leaders in the push for feminist progress were quick to call for further action.

Jan 29, 2020 In The News

The House Committee on Oversight and Reform, chaired by Rep. Carolyn Maloney, heard a detailed account yesterday from Holocaust survivor Nat Shaffir, who was wearing a gold pin with the Hebrew word ‘zachor’ (remember), during a hearing on combatting hate 75 years after the liberation of Auschwitz. 

Jan 28, 2020 In The News

WASHINGTON — In a bid to ensure that future generations of Americans “never forget,” students would be taught the horrors of the Holocaust as part of a $10 million federal funding bill that passed the House on the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwi

Jan 28, 2020 In The News

WASHINGTON — The US House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed legislation on Monday to allocate $10 million in federal funding over five years to further Holocaust education.

Jan 23, 2020 In The News

The House Oversight and Reform Committee on Thursday requested the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) provide lawmakers with information about the separation of migrant children from their parents.

Jan 16, 2020 In The News

NEW YORK — New York City's highest civic honor was handed out Monday to the tireless advocates of the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund.

"This is a somber ceremony in so many ways, even though we celebrate such good people and we celebrate a victory," Mayor Bill de Blasio said at the Beacon Theater on the Upper West Side.

Jan 7, 2020 In The News

House Democrats sent a letter to the Trump administration Tuesday demanding answers over reports that up to 200 Iranian-Americans were sent for secondary screening and held for up to 12 hours at the Canadian border over the weekend.