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The House Judiciary Committee will hold a hearing on the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) next week—the first in over three decades.
WASHINGTON — New York state’s top lawyers were at the center of the U.S. Supreme Court's consideration Tuesday of the Trump administration's decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 Census — a move seen by Democrats as an effort to weaken the party’s base in states with large immigrant populations.
This time, Congress actually may be answering the call of ailing 9/11 responders and others who are still getting sick and dying 18 years after hijackers perpetrated the worst terrorist attacks in U.S. history.
One by one, the leaders of seven of the country’s largest banks told skeptical House Democrats Wednesday that a decade after the global financial crisis, the industry is financially healthier and less risky.
Stephen Moore, the economic commentator whom President Donald Trump plans to nominate to the Federal Reserve Board, lacks the expertise and political independence needed to help set interest rates for the U.S. economy, a top Congressional Democrat said on Tuesday.
The United States economy grew by 2.2 percent in the fourth quarter last year, according to updated numbers released by the government on Thursday.
A dozen representatives from New York’s Congressional Delegation – among them Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-Upper East Side) and Rep. Adriano Espaillat (D-Washington Heights, Sugar Hill) – wrote a letter to Governor Andrew Cuomo(D), beckoning him to include an anti-homelessness program in the budget.
Several members of Congress on Tuesday urged Albany to budget $40 million to hire workers to encourage New Yorkers to complete the upcoming census.
The census, to be conducted next in 2020, is used to determine how much the federal government gives individual states for the following decade.
Elected officials and supporters gathered on the Upper East Side on Sunday to denounce hate in the wake of the mosque shootings in New Zealand and anti-Semitic graffiti recently sprayed at a recreation center in the city.
Washington -- Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross faced sharp questioning from House Democrats over his controversial decision to add a question on U.S. citizenship to the 2020 census at a public hearing that ran for more than six hours.