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Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney speaking at a press conference in New York on February 4, 2019. Credit: Danielle Ziri
WASHINGTON (JTA) — A bipartisan slate of House members introduced a bill that would grant money to Holocaust education in schools.
The Never Again Education Act would establish the Holocaust Education Assistance Program Fund in the U.S. Treasury. The bill would combine appropriated funds and private donations.
The federal Bureau of Prisons said Saturday that work to restore power to a detention center in New York City where inmates have gone without heat and electricity for a week will be completed by Monday.
But a congresswoman who visited the Metropolitan Detention Center in Brooklyn for the second time on Saturday said officials are not taking the situation seriously enough.
The city has reached an agreement with the federal government that provides a new roadmap forward for NYCHA and the 400,000 residents who live in its 334 development across the five boroughs.
In the United States of America, women are still not equal to men in the eye of the U.S. Constitution.
When the longest government shutdown in history came to a close, Representatives Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) and Jackie Speier (D-CA) wasted no time in getting back to the business of what matters: advancing equality.
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.
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 -- Alyssa Milano has a vagina, but what she wants are equal rights.
The “Charmed” actress joined Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-N.Y.), fellow thespian Patrica Arquette and others Tuesday for a Capitol Hill rally to push for passage of the long-delayed Equal Rights Amendment.