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A bipartisan group of New York Congress members are pushing the Department of Labor to recognize a specific type of cancer known to afflict 9/11 first responders.
WASHINGTON — Equal Rights Amendment advocates think this could be their moment.
As women increasingly come forward with stories of sexual assault and harassment, advocates are seeing the “me too” movement as an opportunity to renew their push for Constitutional protections against sexual discrimination.
Some of the state's top Democrats gathered at City Hall Sunday to warn that proposed tax reforms being floated in Congress will have a severe impact on New Yorkers' bottom line.
Congressman Don Beyer (VA-8) and Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney (NY-12) hosted experts on the path to gender parity in corporate leadership for a hearing yesterday. Gender diversity experts from Catalyst, the 30 Percent Club, Northrop Grumman, and Paradigm for Parity testified on the critical need to increase gender diversity in America’s corporate boardrooms.
You’d be hard pressed to find anyone in our country who hasn’t been affected by breast cancer—more than 100 women die from this disease every single day. The unbearable toll is too much; it’s time to end breast cancer once and for all. To do so, we need to fund medical research. That’s why, today, we are unveiling a new commemorative coin designed and produced by the U.S. Mint.
U.S. Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney (Greenpoint, parts of Queens and Manhattan) joined other officials and civil rights groups on Wednesday to push legislation to fix the current underfunding of the Census Bureau.
Diya lighting ceremony on stage. Photo courtesy Parikh Worldwide Media
Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross told members of Congress on Thursday that the 2020 Census will require significantly more funding than previously projected, in the face of anticipated low initial response rates, increased distrust of government, cybersecurity threats and technology challenges.
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Lawmakers in New York are calling for tougher gun regulations after Sunday’s shooting in Las Vegas, the deadliest in modern US history.
As WCBS 880’s Myles Miller reported, elected officials gathered in Union Square to call for stricter policies in the wake of the attack.
Hundreds of spectators along the banks of Newtown Creek watched the remains of the old Kosciuszko Bridge come down in a controlled explosion Sunday. Gov. Andrew Cuomo joined city and state officials on the Brooklyn side to watch the implosion just after 8 a.m.