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Nov 30, 2016 In The News

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The New York City Department of Health & Mental Hygiene is asking the Food and Drug Administration to change its policy on accepting blood donations from men who engage in sexual activity with other men.

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Nov 24, 2016 In The News

A patchwork of weeds, rusted refineries, dilapidated warehouses and pollution-soaked land along the East River in the Williamsburg section of Brooklyn has long held the unfulfilled dream of local residents.

Nov 22, 2016 In The News

This weekend we celebrate Small Business Saturday, an annual event following Black Friday, when shoppers are encouraged to support their communities by shopping local, incentivized by small businesses across the country offering special promotions.

Nov 21, 2016 In The News

We may soon get an exciting addition to the 19 Smithsonian museums in Washington, DC: An eight-member Congressional panel has laid forth a plan for the American Museum of Women’s History, which would spotlight women's cont

Nov 16, 2016 In The News

A week after the highest of all glass ceilings proved indestructible, a congressional panel finds the country needs a national museum dedicated to showcasing the contributions and experiences of American women.

Nov 16, 2016 In The News
A Congressional panel Wednesday night said the nation's capital should be home to an American Museum of Women's History. Nearly two years after its creation, the bipartisan American Museum of Women's History Congressional Commission delivered its final report to Congress. All eight members said the museum should be built. The report also suggested making it part of the Smithsonian Institution.
Oct 25, 2016 In The News

A triumphant U.S. Rep Carolyn Maloney (D-Astoria), joined by community advocates, neighborhood business owners, transit advocates and elected officials proclaimed Tuesday that the long-awaited Second Avenue subway is about to become a reality.

Oct 6, 2016 In The News

Diwali came early this year in the United States.

On Oct.5, three weeks before the Hindu festival of lights, the U.S. Postal Service released a Diwali Forever stamp to commemorate the holiday.

Sep 30, 2016 In The News

Sept. 30 — Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney (D-N.Y.) urged Wells Fargo Chairman and Chief Executive John Stumpf to “formally extend” Wells Fargo’s review of problem accounts back to 2007 at least, saying a lawsuit by bank employees shows that “abusive and illegal practices under investigation may date back to that time.”

Sep 29, 2016 In The News

WASHINGTON, D.C. – New York Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney, who co-chairs the Congressional Caucus on Hellenic Issues, put forth a resolution calling on Great Britain to return the stolen Parthenon Marbles to Greece.

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