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Dec 16, 2019 In The News

Washington (AP) -- The federal government’s 2.1 million employees will get paid parental leave for the first time, a galvanizing moment in the growing movement to bring the benefit to all U.S. workers.

Dec 13, 2019 In The News

Tenants at two notoriously dilapidated Upper East Side developments slapped the city’s scandal-rocked Housing Authority with lawsuits on Friday demanding better living conditions.

Dec 11, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON — The Coast Guard has fostered a poor environment for women and minority cadets and has failed to fairly investigate harassment by senior officers and to prevent retaliation against people who report bullying, a House committee said Wednesday.

Dec 11, 2019 In The News

This week was a big one on the progressive policy front for an issue that isn’t getting the kind of headlines some other flashy ideas are grabbing.

Dec 10, 2019 In The News

House Democrats announced two articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump Tuesday, charging him with abuse of power and obstruction of Congress.

Dec 10, 2019 In The News

The U.S. is one of only two nations in the world that does not offer some form of paid leave, leaving over 80 percent of workers with little financial recourse if they must take time off to care for a new child or a sick family member.

Nov 27, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON -- The Department of Homeland Security planned to separate tens of thousands of children from their parents when it launched President Trump's shocking border crackdown last year — even as it knew it could not track and reunite families, a damning new inspector general report concludes.

Nov 27, 2019 In The News
Rep. Carolyn Maloney was surprised when, in 1993 and new to Congress, she first strolled into a hearing room and saw the walls lined with all-male portraits. “I remember looking at the walls and saying, ‘Where are all the women?’ And they told me, ‘Because women haven’t been chairs of committees,’” the New York Democrat said in an interview.
Nov 26, 2019 In The News
WASHINGTON — The House Oversight and Reform Committee on Tuesday sued William P. Barr, the attorney general, and Wilbur L. Ross Jr., the commerce secretary, for refusing to produce subpoenaed documents regarding President Trump’s failed attempt to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census.
Nov 25, 2019 In The News

SOUTHERN BROOKLYN – Southern Brooklyn bus commuters rejoice: the U.S.

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