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Feb 21, 2018 In The News

A group of House Democrats is calling on Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) to take up a bill to repeal restrictions on gun violence research at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

The push to lift the restriction has gained new attention in the wake of the school shooting last week in Florida.

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Feb 18, 2018 In The News

Hidden in the fine print of President Trump’s latest budget proposal is a detail that could directly impact 9/11 first responders: The reorganization of the federal agency that oversees their health treatment and monitoring.

Feb 15, 2018 In The News

To the Editor:

Re “Census Sabotage,” by David Leonhardt (column, nytimes.com, Feb. 9): I couldn’t agree more about just how important the 2020 census is and what is at stake if we get it wrong.

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Feb 14, 2018 In The News

WASHINGTON – A Democratic congresswoman on Wednesday asked the chairman of a committee investigating the case surrounding disgraced sports medicine doctor Larry Nassar to expand the probe to include the actions of the FBI, the U.S. Department of Education and the NCAA.

Feb 9, 2018 In The News

The U.S. House Oversight and Government Reform Committee has opened an investigation Michigan State University, USA Gymnastics and other institutions tied to ex-MSU doctor Larry Nassar.

Feb 8, 2018 In The News

The House Oversight Committee said Thursday it will launch an investigation into former gymnastics national team doctor Larry Nassar, who was sentenced recently after being accused of decades of sexual abuse, and how organizations including USA Gymnastics failed to stop the wrongdoing.

Feb 5, 2018 In The News

Despite a rivalry between New York City and California in the world of technology, Reps. Ro Khanna (D-Calif.) and Joseph Crowley (D-Queens/Bronx) have joined forces to share best practices for expanding high-tech sectors.

Jan 31, 2018 In The News

Queens’ congressional leaders said that while President Donald Trump was relatively restrained in his State of the Union speech on Tuesday night, they believed his words were divisive.

During Trump’s 80-minute speech, he discussed the Republican tax bill, trade, the economy and immigration.

Jan 30, 2018 In The News

In a testament to the reach of the #MeToo movement, Democratic women in the House of Representatives were inspired by women in Hollywood to wear all-black to tonight’s State of the Union address.

Jan 30, 2018 In The News

Ahead of tonight’s State of the Union address by President Donald Trump, some Congress members from Queens have announced that they will bring Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipients as their guests.

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