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Dec 22, 2017 In The News

WASHINGTON — A three-member board meant to settle disputes between federal workers and their direct employers remains unable to function because two of its politically appointed slots remain unfilled, creating a backlog of unsettled claims that could take years to address.

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Dec 20, 2017 In The News

Members of New York’s congressional delegation joined law enforcement and gun safety advocates at City Hall Saturday to slam House passage of the Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act, which require all states to honor a permit to carry a concealed firearm from any other state, regardless of how relaxed those state permitting laws may be.

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Dec 19, 2017 In The News

Democratic House members announced two new bills on Monday designed to combat the “corporate culture of secrecy” that helps protect workplace sexual harassers.

Dec 18, 2017 In The News

A House Democrat unveiled legislation on Monday that would prevent businesses from deducting the costs of buyouts for employees accused of sexual misconduct to lower the amount of taxes owed.

Dec 9, 2017 In The News

WASHINGTON — Census experts and public officials are expressing growing concerns that the bedrock mission of the 2020 census — an accurate and trustworthy head count of everyone in the United States — is imperiled, with worrisome implications.

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Nov 30, 2017 In The News

When the Founding Fathers drafted the Constitution, they knew that for our country to be the true democratic republic they envisioned, it must reflect the ever-changing makeup of its people.

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Nov 29, 2017 In The News

“Fearless Girl”—a statue depicting a small girl standing, hands on her hips, facing down the New York City Bowling Green Park centerpiece sculpture “Charging Bull”—was meant to call attention to the lack of female leaders on Wall Street.

Nov 21, 2017 In The News

(WHSV) — A woman's routine for getting ready can be a process because of all the products involved. But when all is said and done, it costs a lot; not because of the number of products used, but because, on average, women pay more for products than men, even when they're the exact same product.

Nov 18, 2017 In The News

WASHINGTON — Equal Rights Amendment advocates think this could be their moment.

As women increasingly come forward with stories of sexual assault and harassment, advocates are seeing the “me too” movement as an opportunity to renew their push for Constitutional protections against sexual discrimination.

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