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WASHINGTON (JTA) — A bipartisan slate of House members introduced a bill that would grant money to Holocaust education in schools.
The Never Again Education Act would establish the Holocaust Education Assistance Program Fund in the U.S. Treasury. The bill would combine appropriated funds and private donations.
Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney speaking at a press conference in New York on February 4, 2019. Credit: Danielle Ziri
The federal Bureau of Prisons said Saturday that work to restore power to a detention center in New York City where inmates have gone without heat and electricity for a week will be completed by Monday.
But a congresswoman who visited the Metropolitan Detention Center in Brooklyn for the second time on Saturday said officials are not taking the situation seriously enough.
The city has reached an agreement with the federal government that provides a new roadmap forward for NYCHA and the 400,000 residents who live in its 334 development across the five boroughs.
In the United States of America, women are still not equal to men in the eye of the U.S. Constitution.
When the longest government shutdown in history came to a close, Representatives Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) and Jackie Speier (D-CA) wasted no time in getting back to the business of what matters: advancing equality.