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BROOKLYN — It was a celebration of sorts in Willamsburg on Monday afternoon as commuters and politicians cheered a small victory for L train riders with the impending shutdown just seven months away.
New York Rep. Carolyn Maloney wants women to stop paying more than men for products.
"Today my office issued a report on the 'pink tax.' This report shows, not only are we 80 cents to the dollar with the 20 percent discrimination in pay, but that we pay more for other products," said Maloney, who represents New York's 12th Congressional District, in an interview on Cheddar Tuesday.
It turns out the "pink tax" associated with shaving cream and deodorants marketed toward women may be seen in more than just consumer products.
Democrats are slamming Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos over a report that the Department of Education is considering allowing states to use federal dollars to purchase guns for schools.
New York Rep. Carolyn Maloney and three of her fellow Democrats in the House on Friday introduced a law to block the online publication of blueprints showing how to make guns using 3-D printers.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic lawmakers want Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross to clarify where a citizenship question on the 2020 census originated after newly released documents show he was seeking such a question early in Donald Trump’s presidency.
Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross had a significant interest in adding a question asking about citizenship to the 2020 census months before the Department of Justice asked him to do so, newly disclosed documents show.
An organization that helps bring political leaders of various parties together to foster better engagement is making a swing through the Finger Lakes this weekend.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump announced his intention Wednesday to nominate Steven Dillingham of Virginia to be the next director of the U.S. Census Bureau.
The nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court drew outrage from national women’s organizations and elected officials, including Rep. Carolyn Maloney, who protested the nod in Foley Square on Tuesday.
Maloney echoed concerns that Kavanaugh’s confirmation would put reproductive rights at risk.