Legislation Would Place Statue in the U.S. Capitol
NEW YORK, NY- Today, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), co-chair of the House Census Caucus and author of the 2020 Census IDEA Act, gathered with census experts and community advocates in response to the Supreme Court ruling in Department of Commerce v. New York which rejected the Commerce Department’s rationale for adding the citizenship question to the 2020 Census.
Bill Sponsors Highlight Growing Bipartisan Support for Bill
WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), co-chair of the House Census Caucus and sponsor of the 2020 Census IDEA Act, released the following statement after the Supreme Court issued its ruling today in Department of Commerce v. New York.
WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), author of the Federal Employee Paid Leave Act (FEPLA); Congresswoman Chrissy Houlahan (D-PA), and House Armed Services Committee Chairman Adam Smith (D-WA) Tuesday introduced the bill as an amendment to the NDAA, providing 12 weeks of paid leave to federal employees to care for themselves and their families.
“Like many Americans, I am horrified by the suffering inflicted upon children and families at the border. The humanitarian crisis created by the Trump Administration’s inhumane policies requires an extraordinary response. I voted for passage of the emergency supplemental funding bill because it delivers immediate help to the children currently being held in detention centers.
The new supportive housing facility on East 91st Street will house 17 families. (Courtesy City Councilmember Ben Kallos)
With Congress in recess for the month of August and the president on vacation in Bedminster, very little has been done to address gun reform two weeks after mass shootings took the lives of 31 people in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio.
More than 100 protesters flooded Foley Square in lower Manhattan Sunday afternoon to call on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) to call the Senate out of recess to vote on a pair of gun control bills.
The retirement security gap of Blacks and Hispanics compared to Whites is likely to worsen because of lower earnings and personal savings, warns a report released today by the House and Senate Joint Economic Committee (JEC) Democrats’ staff.
The residents on the Hallets Point peninsula used a neighborhood barbecue and ribbon-cutting ceremony on Saturday as a platform to cook up a call for expanded ferry service between the Astoria stop and the Upper East Side.