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Apr 18, 2020 In The News

The failure by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to quickly produce a test kit for detecting the novel coronavirus was triggered by a glaring scientific breakdown at the CDC’s central laboratory complex in Atlanta, according to scientists with knowledge of the matter and a determination by federal regulators.

Apr 15, 2020 In The News

With the US locked in a battle with Covid-19, Republican Sen. Bill Cassidy of Louisiana received a call from national service organization AmeriCorps.

The organization had 14,000 N95 respirator masks and wanted to know what they could do to help amid a scarcity of protective supplies in the hard-hit state.

Apr 15, 2020 In The News

Four Queens lawmakers and students in Astoria are urging the New York City Department of Education to make feminine hygiene products available at all meal hubs throughout the city. 

Apr 13, 2020 In The News

With the coronavirus pandemic disrupting plans for the ongoing 2020 census, the Trump administration is asking Congress to pass a law that would change major deadlines that determine the distribution of political representation and federal funding for the next decade.

Apr 13, 2020 In The News

The Trump administration is asking Congress to push back statutory deadlines for the 2020 Census amid the coronavirus outbreak.

Apr 13, 2020 In The News

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The U.S. Census Bureau wants to delay deadlines for the 2020 head count of all U.S. residents because of the coronavirus outbreak, a move that if approved by lawmakers would push back timetables for releasing data used to draw congressional and legislative districts, officials said Monday.

Apr 12, 2020 In The News

Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney and representatives from the Small Business Administration held a Q&A panel to answer questions about the Paycheck Protection Program, applying for loans for small businesses and potential funding for needs around the city.

Apr 12, 2020 In The News

Members of Manhattan Community Board Five, state senators and city council members joined a Zoom conference call April 9 to discuss finances for the small businesses of Manhattan and resources for residents enduring the COVID-19 pandemic.

Apr 10, 2020 In The News

Queens Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney is calling for Congress and the White House to provide relief for the United States Postal Service in the next COVID-19 stimulus package after learning about the devastating impact the crisis has had on their finances.

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