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U.S. Rep. Carolyn Maloney urged New York City’s public housing authority to step in and end ad hoc efforts to distribute masks, gloves and hand sanitizer in its sprawling apartment complexes Wednesday.
Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced her choices for the newly created Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis Wednesday, which is intended to monitor federal coronavirus expenditures.
Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) on Wednesday filled out the Democratic roster on a special committee overseeing coronavirus relief spending, naming six new members to the newly created panel, including some of President Trump's harshest congressional critics.
Top House Democrats unveiled a bill Wednesday that would rein in what they see as the Trump administration’s abuse of congressional spending powers in its Ukraine aid freeze and diversion of federal cash to the border wall.
A key House Democrat told reporters Monday she wants to grant the Census Bureau its request to extend a deadline for delivering redistricting data as part of the next coronavirus relief legislation, but she hinted that the bill will come with more oversight strings attached.
U.S. Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-Greenpoint, Manhattan, Queens) issued a startling report this week highlighting various instances where federal immigration authorities physically and verbally abused pregnant undocumented immigrants.
IN THE END, as history will record, the story that would have been the biggest news on Wednesday, March 11—the story that in normal times might have been the biggest headline of the month—will hardly register in America’s memory: That morning, at 11:06 am, a judge sentenced Hollywood super-producer turned super-predator Harvey Weinstein to 23 years in prison on sexual assault charges.
Members of Congress on Tuesday assured the Queens business community that the next round of COVID-19-related financial assistance will make a good, if flawed, program better.
The Queens Chamber of Commerce held its second webinar for small business relief with the Queens Congressional delegation to discuss support for small businesses through the Payroll Protection Program (PPP) loan program on Tuesday, April 21.