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Mar 17, 2021 In The News

WASHINGTON—The House passed two bills Wednesday aimed at bolstering women, approving legislation to revive the Equal Rights Amendment and reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act, both of which face uncertain paths in the Senate.

Mar 17, 2021 In The News

WASHINGTON -- The Equal Rights Amendment to the Constitution that passed Congress nearly 50 years ago took a step towards finally becoming reality Wednesday as the House passed a resolution to extend the deadline for its ratification.

Mar 16, 2021 In The News

NEW YORK (WABC) -- As we honor icons throughout Women's History Month, we want to share the powerful work of Brooklyn's own Congresswoman Shirley Chisholm, who broke barriers and paved the way for thousands of women.

Mar 15, 2021 In The News

A top House Democrat announced a new bill on Monday to increase transparency of presidential records.

Mar 15, 2021 In The News

To kick off Sunshine Week, House Oversight and Reform Committee Chair Carolyn Maloney (D-N.Y.) is introducing new legislation designed to update a decades-old presidential records law.

Mar 13, 2021 In The News

The House Oversight and Reform Committee is demanding that the U.S. Postal Service release a contract with a private company for a new delivery vehicle fleet that is reportedly worth up to $6 billion.

Mar 11, 2021 In The News

A slate of politicians, city residents and activists spoke out in unanimous opposition against a proposed plan from National Grid to upgrade its energy center in Greenpoint during a public hearing Wednesday evening.