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Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney speaks at the Stein Senior Center in Manhattan. Madina Toure/Observer
Hundreds of thousands of demonstrators, joined by celebrities and politicians, flooded midtown streets Saturday with pink hats and homemade signs to show Donald Trump they won't be silent over the next four years.
The time is now for a Smithsonian Museum of American Women’s History on the National Mall in Washington, Rep. Carolyn Maloney said Monday.
“We should be proud to make a strong statement that Americans value women, champion equality and honor the significant contributions of women throughout our history,” the Manhattan Democrat said.
Leading women from politics, the arts and other fields urged President-elect Donald Trump on Monday to support a new national women’s museum in Washington that would be affiliated with the Smithsonian Institution.
New year. New commute.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Manhattan electeds came together this afternoon to celebrate “making the impossible happen” after years of physical and political obstacles: the New Year’s Eve opening of the long-stalled Second Avenue Subway, decades after it was first envisioned.
Upper East Side elected officials, community leaders and restaurateurs gathered on Tuesday to celebrate the economic good fortunes that the Second Avenue subway will bring upon its New Year’s Day opening.
New York City's House delegation is amplifying their calls for Congress to reimburse the full cost of protecting Donald Trump, whose decision to run his post-election operations from Trump Tower has saddled the Big Apple with millions of dollars in extra security costs.
A Republican-led panel in the U.S. House of Representatives agreed on Tuesday to add $7 million to a short-term federal spending bill to reimburse New York authorities for President-elect Donald Trump's security costs, far short of the $35 million requested by the city's congressional delegation.
New York's U.S. lawmakers were quick to express their unhappiness.