A group of Democratic lawmakers visited an immigrant detention facility in New Jersey on Father’s Day to speak with asylum-seekers who have been separated from their families under a new Trump administration policy.
WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), co-chair of the House Census Caucus and author the of the 2020 Census IDEA Act, and House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi led 120 current House and Senate Democrats on an amicus brief submitted today in support of the New York State-led lawsuit seeking to stop the addition of a citizenship question to the 2020 Census.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY-12) introduced the Family Medical Leave Modernization Act of 2018 to bring family medical leave into the 21st century. The FMLA Modernization Act would expand FMLA eligibility, cover parental involvement leave, and modernize the FMLA definition of family.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) requested that the chairman of the Joint Economic Committee hold a hearing on labor mobility, an issue that affects wages and economic growth. Rep. Maloney, the Senior House Democrat on the committee, has repeatedly expressed concern with the fact that wages for many Americans have stagnated in recent decades.
The Equal Rights Amendment (ERA), a fundamental cause for many second-wave feminists in the seventies and eighties, is now back in the conversation in a very real way. And it just might pass this time, especially if a new group of activists have anything to say about it.
Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney is sick of not being able to get a hearing on ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment so she hosted her own on Wednesday.
And, she brought in some star power.
Actress and activist Alyssa Milano joined Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-Manhattan) and other women’s rights advocates to call on Congress to ratify the long-stalled Equal Rights Amendment (ERA), which would ensure greater constitutional protections for women.