Bipartisan House legislation introduced Thursday aims to speed up the State Department’s response to reduce and eliminate the 1.4 million passport applications that have piled in the months since COVID-19 struck.
The Census Bureau is facing mounting criticism over the Trump administration’s addition of two political appointees last month to its senior staff even as it scrambles to complete the decennial census in the midst of a pandemic.
Congressional Democrats on Thursday condemned Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Administrator Seema Verma after a watchdog report found she mishandled millions of dollars in government contracts, with some lawmakers renewing or issuing new calls for President Donald Trump to replace his controversial Medicare chief.
Lawmakers from both parties want the White House to appoint a national cybersecurity director two years after the position was eliminated by the Trump administration, The Hill reported Thursday.
Bipartisan calls to put in place a national cybersecurity director in the White House are gaining steam on Capitol Hill two years after a similar position was eliminated.
NEW YORK, NY- Today, Congresswoman B. Maloney (NY-12) joined the Justice for All Coalition to demand that the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) address the current, unacceptable state of maintenance and repairs.
WASHINGTON, DC – Representatives Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12), co-founder and co-chair of Congressional Caucus on Hellenic Issues, and Gus M. Bilirakis (FL-12), co-chair of the Congressional Caucus on Hellenic Issues, today reintroduced their resolution which calls on Turkey to cease any and all actions that violate the rights and religious freedoms of the Ecumenical Patriarchate.
Washington, DC — Today, Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), the Chairwoman of the Committee on Oversight and Reform, Rep. Gerry Connolly (D-VA), the Chairman of the Subcommittee on Government Operations, and Rep. Tim Burchett (R-TN) introduced the bipartisan Passport Backlog Elimination Act.
Washington, DC — On Tuesday, the House Committee on Oversight and Reform’s Subcommittee on Economic and Consumer Policy held a virtual briefing entitled “Guardrails to Ensure a Safe and Effective COVID-19 Vaccine” to examine the process used by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to review and license or authorize any vaccine candidates for the novel coronavirus.
The New York State COVID Rent Relief Program, established by the state’s Legislature to help households experiencing rent burden due to a loss of income during the COVID-19 pandemic, will begin accepting applications this week.
The applications will be available online on New York state’s website beginning Thursday, July 16.