WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democrats in the U.S. Congress on Wednesday were moving ahead with legislation to prevent the Trump administration from adding a citizenship question to the 2020 Census, following a court decision this week blocking inclusion of such information.
When I was on the New York City Council, I used U.S. Census data to help me best represent my neighbors. The data allowed me to point to cold, hard facts when I was fighting for more funding, advocating for or against policies that would directly affect our community or writing legislation on behalf of everyone in the city.
WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), co-chair of the House Census Caucus and author of the Census IDEA Act, released the following statement following the court decision in the New York State led lawsuit challenging the Trump Administration’s decision to add a question on citizenship to the census.
On day 23 of the government shutdown, workers in the city shared their stories at a news conference on the Lower East Side.
The shutdown became the longest in U.S. history this weekend, and Rep. Nydia Velázquez joined affected workers, labor leaders and Democrats from Congress to share their stories.
Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY-12) released the following statement today as the Trump Shutdown became the longest government shutdown in recent history.
I write to you today with an update from Washington, DC on the continued fight to end the Trump Shutdown and get the full government working again.
Speaker Nancy Pelosi in the Capitol's Rayburn Room with new Democratic committee chairs
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"Every year, millions of men, women and children are trafficked around the world, including in the United States. This is a $150 billion illegal industry and is one of the fast-growing criminal enterprises in the world – this is unacceptable.
Local officials have jointly denounced the recent acts of Anti-Semitism and hate in Greenpoint after seven stickers displaying Nazi symbols and messages of white supremacy appeared over the weekend near McGuinness Boulevard.
When Democrats take control of the House of the Representatives in January, we will have an opportunity to change the course of our country by pursuing a bold progressive agenda that serves all Americans and providing a badly needed check on President Trump and his administration.