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Actresses Patricia Arquette and Alyssa Milano rallied on Capitol Hill alongside lawmakers Tuesday morning for the abolition of the ratification deadline and subsequent ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment.
"Women are not treated with the same value as men in America, and that stands to reason, as they have no value in their own Constitution," Arquette said.
WASHINGTON — Actresses and activists Alyssa Milano and Patricia Arquette took their star power to the Capitol Tuesday to demand gender equality in the US Constitution.
“My name is Alyssa Miliano and in 2019, I do not have equal rights under the Constitution,” Milano said at an event to support the Equal Rights Amendment.
Four years ago, former New York City Public Advocate Betsy Gotbaum asked us why City & State only honors people under 40. From this innocent question, City & State’s annual 50 Over 50 Awards were born.
More than two weeks following Andrew Cuomo’s announcement that the L-train tunnel would no longer need to be shut down as initially planned, local politicians still have more questions than answers. They are calling for an independent review of the new proposal.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democrats in the U.S. Congress on Wednesday were moving ahead with legislation to prevent the Trump administration from adding a citizenship question to the 2020 Census, following a court decision this week blocking inclusion of such information.
When I was on the New York City Council, I used U.S. Census data to help me best represent my neighbors. The data allowed me to point to cold, hard facts when I was fighting for more funding, advocating for or against policies that would directly affect our community or writing legislation on behalf of everyone in the city.
On day 23 of the government shutdown, workers in the city shared their stories at a news conference on the Lower East Side.
The shutdown became the longest in U.S. history this weekend, and Rep. Nydia Velázquez joined affected workers, labor leaders and Democrats from Congress to share their stories.
Speaker Nancy Pelosi in the Capitol's Rayburn Room with new Democratic committee chairs
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Local officials have jointly denounced the recent acts of Anti-Semitism and hate in Greenpoint after seven stickers displaying Nazi symbols and messages of white supremacy appeared over the weekend near McGuinness Boulevard.
When Democrats take control of the House of the Representatives in January, we will have an opportunity to change the course of our country by pursuing a bold progressive agenda that serves all Americans and providing a badly needed check on President Trump and his administration.