In The News
We often think of fashion in terms of seasons: the fall collection, spring’s boldest new designs, summer’s hottest swimsuits. But for New York City, fashion is a year-round source of pride, glamour…and revenue.
New York Fashion Week 2016 is an excellent opportunity to appreciate what fashion means to New York’s bottom line.
The heroes who rushed to the World Trade Center on 9/11 as everyone else ran for their lives the other way are finally getting a memorial of their own.
The government of Turkey abruptly revoked the license for the Annual Divine Liturgy for the Feast of the Assumption at Panagia Sumela Monastery in Trabzon on August 15.
Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12), joined by New York Stock Exchange Chief Operating Officer Stacey Cunningham and New York women leaders from the public and private sectors, rang the opening bell at the New York Stock Exchange in honor of Women’s Equality Day 2016, a day designated to commemorate the ratification of the 19th Amendment to the Constitution 96 years ago.
On the heels of Republican criticisms of the economy and President Obama’s handling of it, Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney and a few other elected officials responded with a press conference to argue that the economy has actually done better under Democratic presidents since World War II.
U.S. banking regulators are ramping up oversight around financial messaging system Swift, a key intermediary in global payments that faces greater scrutiny following a rash of cyberattacks on its users.
It took petitions from everyone from schoolchildren to members of Congress, and 12 years of waiting. Soon, a long-hoped-for goal will be a stickum-backed reality of less than a square inch: a new postage stamp recognizing the holiday of Diwali.
Calling Zika a growing public health crisis, Mayor Bill de Blasio, Health Commissioner Dr. Mary Bassett and elected officials on Monday urged the federal government to release the full $1.9 billion in emergency funding requested by President Barack Obama to combat the virus, spread by mosquitoes and sexual contact.
Today, the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, of which I am a senior member, held a hearing on preventing the loss of lives to illegal gun crime. In theory, this is a long overdue discussion for Congress, and the committee should be applauded. If only the hearing had served that purpose.