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As the world faces multiple humanitarian crises around the world, few political actions have been as cruel and shortsighted as the Trump administration’s decision to cut off funding to the United Nations Population Fund, or UNFPA.
MAYORAL APPEAL: Rather than just send a letter to New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio asking — for a second time — that the Garment Center Steering Committee’s recommendations be considered before any changes to the zoning are made, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (N.Y.) and a group of supporters held a press event Saturday morning.
MIDTOWN — The city will get nearly $26 million in reimbursements for costs associated with protecting President Donald Trump between the election and inauguration day, officials said.
Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-N.Y.) is pressing to end oil exports to North Korea, saying that doing so might push the reclusive country to the negotiating table with the U.S.
"Twenty years ago, President Clinton got them to the negotiating table by cutting off the oil. We haven't done that," Maloney told radio host John Catsimatidis on AM 970 in New York.
Members of New York City’s congressional delegation are calling on President Trump to reverse his ban on transgender individuals serving in the U.S. military.
This summer, the U.S. Justice Department won a long battle against banks affiliated with the government of Iran that secretly violated economic sanctions by purchasing property in New York City.
Who run the world? Girls. That was the message in Times Square Friday morning as Rep. Carolyn Maloney, joined by Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul and a contingent of women leaders, rang the opening bell at Nasdaq.
New York’s top female Democrats and women’s groups renewed calls for the establishment of a women’s history museum and the need for an Equal Rights Amendment at an event marking the 44th annual Women’s Equality Day.
Lawmakers are raising alarm over whether the 2020 U.S. Census will be complete and accurate due to a lack of funding and leadership.
Thirty-two Democrats sent a letter on Tuesday to Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, whose department houses the Census Bureau, asking for the rapid appointment of a new bureau director and to ensure there’s enough money to complete the decennial survey.
The suicide of a former college student has prompted legislation to change the way hospitals respond to sexual assault.