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Jan 21, 2021 In The News

House Oversight and Reform Committee Chairwoman Carolyn Maloney (D-N.Y.) is requesting that the FBI investigate Parler and the social media platform’s role in the deadly Jan. 6 insurrection.

Jan 21, 2021 In The News

One of the most important actions that Biden and Harris can take—one that will affect all areas of women’s and girls’ lives—is ensuring that the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) becomes part of the U.S. Constitution.

Jan 21, 2021 In The News

Parler has lost an early bid to force Amazon.com Inc. AMZN -0.45% to resume providing web-hosting services for the social network.

Jan 20, 2021 In The News

The United States of America welcomed a new presidential administration on Wednesday, Jan. 20, in an Inauguration Day unlike any other, for numerous reasons. As President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris were sworn in at the nation’s Capitol — where just two weeks prior a deadly insurrection took place — Queens officials reflected on the day.

Jan 18, 2021 In The News

The deadly COVID-19 pandemic has ensured that 2020 will be remembered in history books as a devastating year for our country and the world. Tragically, a second pandemic of lies, hatred, and inequality, has caused 2021 to get off to an even worse start.

Jan 18, 2021 In The News

Facing criticism that he was acceding to President Donald Trump’s demand to produce citizenship information at the expense of data quality, U.S. Census Bureau director Steven Dillingham said Monday that he planned to resign with the change in presidential administrations.

Jan 18, 2021 In The News

The embattled director of the U.S. Census Bureau is resigning in the wake of allegations that he had supported a partisan push to deliver data on undocumented immigrants to President Trump before the president leaves office.

Steven Dillingham’s resignation will be effective Wednesday, according to a farewell message he sent to the bureau staff, posted on the agency’s website Monday.

Jan 17, 2021 In The News

Battery Park City residents and elected officials gathered in a show of solidarity outside of the Museum of Jewish Heritage last week just days after the building’s entrance was defiled with a confederate flag.

Jan 16, 2021 In The News

Outgoing President Donald Trump’s plan to exclude undocumented immigrants from the census totals used to apportion congressional seats is officially dead.

Jan 16, 2021 In The News

Four US House committees have jointly opened an investigation into what law enforcement and intelligence agencies knew about the potential for violence against Congress in the days and weeks leading up to the January 6 riot at the US Capitol.

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