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Aug 26, 2021 In The News

New York Democratic Rep. Carolyn Maloney released a climate plan today that includes revitalizing air quality controls, monitoring environmental justice investments and targeting “peaker” power plants that strain the electric grid.

Aug 26, 2021 In The News

In 1971 — exactly 50 years ago — the indomitable feminist and fellow New Yorker, Rep. Bella Abzug, introduced a bill to establish Aug. 26 as Women’s Equality Day. The holiday commemorates the Aug.

Aug 25, 2021 In The News

On August 19, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), Chairwoman of the Committee on Oversight and Reform, released a new report highlighting that NY-12 families with marketplace health plans could see, on average, $6,900 in health care savings as a result of the American Rescue Plan passed by Democrats in Congress and signed by President Biden.

Aug 24, 2021 In The News

In early May, the Biden administration announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) would review longstanding restrictions on the abortion pill mifepristone. On Thursday, U.S. Reps.

Aug 23, 2021 In The News

PHOENIX (AP) — The delivery of a report on the 2020 vote count to Arizona state Senate Republicans was delayed yet again Monday after the Donald Trump supporter hired to lead the effort and several others involved contracted COVID-19 “and are quite sick,” the Senate GOP leader said.

Aug 23, 2021 In The News

Americans all across the country are dealing with the economic crises wrought by coronavirus pandemic – with too many families struggling to keep a roof over their heads. 

Aug 22, 2021 In The News

Israel is ending all restrictions in place that limit men from donating blood in any way simply because they have sex with men. Gay and bisexual men will now be held to the same standard as all other people seeking to give blood.

Aug 20, 2021 In The News

Tennis legend Billie Jean King, fashion designer Tory Burch, actress Lynda Carter and former commerce secretary Penny Pritzker are among the inaugural members of the advisory council of the Smithsonian American Women’s History Museum.

Aug 19, 2021 In The News

Starting Jan. 1, banks chartered in New York must abide by a new law that’s meant to curb overdraft fees. Outgoing Democratic Gov.