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Aug 31, 2020 In The News

The head of the House Oversight Committee says the panel will subpoena the U.S. Postal Service and Postmaster General Louis DeJoy to compel them to turn over documents pertaining to mail slowdowns and any communications DeJoy might have had with President Trump or members of his reelection campaign.

Aug 28, 2020 In The News

Mayor Bill de Blasio joined community leaders in Astoria, Queens, on Friday for a ride on NYC Ferry’s new extension from Astoria to the Upper East Side.

Aug 26, 2020 In The News

House Democrats are renewing their push for the Defense Department inspector general to investigate whether the White House retaliated against impeachment witness Alexander Vindman and his brother Yevgeny.

Yevgeny Vindman filed a complaint last week alleging he was retaliated against after probing allegations involving national security adviser Robert O'Brien.

Aug 26, 2020 In The News

A statue commemorating Sojourner Truth, Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony was unveiled Wednesday in New York City’s Central Park. 

The monument is the first in Central Park to depict nonfictional women. The existing statues had been created of fictional women from literary works.  

Aug 26, 2020 In The News

Four top Democrats are urging the Pentagon's watchdog to launch an investigation into whether there was a concerted effort to retaliate against two Defense Department officials tied to President Trump's impeachment inquiry.

Aug 25, 2020 In The News

House Oversight Committee Chair Carolyn Maloney (D-N.Y.) 

Aug 25, 2020 In The News

Customs and Border Patrol in August signed a $476,000 contract with Venntel, a controversial firm that gathers and sells people's phone location data, according to public procurement records first reported by Motherboard.

Aug 24, 2020 In The News

WASHINGTON — Angry members of Congress leveled heated charges of conspiracy Monday as they confronted the flailing postal head over mail delays that have left food to rot, medicine to spoil, and baby chicks to die.

Aug 24, 2020 In The News

The Census Bureau has halved the time it has for combing through data from 2020 census results in a verification process that weeds out duplicate responses and finds people who never responded — a step experts say is key to an accurate count.

Aug 24, 2020 In The News

House Oversight and Reform Committee Chairwoman Carolyn Maloney (D-N.Y.) on Monday threatened to subpoena Postmaster General Louis DeJoy over his alleged failure to produce documents detailing Postal Services changes and delays to service.

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