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Jun 22, 2020 In The News

Senator Gary Peters (D-MI) and Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) have called for an investigation into Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos for possible violations of the Privacy Act of 1974 and undermining legal protections of student borrowers. 

Jun 21, 2020 Newsletter
As you may know, New York City will enter Phase Two of reopening beginning tomorrow, Monday, June 22. Below is more information on what to expect.
Jun 19, 2020 Press Release

Yesterday, the Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis held a virtual hearing to examine the magnitude of the unemployment crisis, the role of federal and state unemployment support, and whether additional support is needed to achieve a sustainable economic recovery. Congresswoman Carolyn B.

Jun 18, 2020 Newsletter
Yesterday, I joined with my colleagues in demanding that the Small Business Administration (SBA) comply with requests from the independent and nonpartisan Government Accountability Office (GAO) for interviews, documents, and data related to actions of the SBA in addressing economic disruptions caused by the coronavirus pandemic. Today, the Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis will be examining the unemployment crisis caused by the COVID-19 crisis and what is needed to achieve a sustainable economic recovery.
Jun 17, 2020 In The News

The Small Business Administration is illegally stonewalling Congress' watchdog agency from reviewing its handling of a massive coronavirus relief program, House Democrats alleged Wednesday.

Jun 16, 2020 In The News

WASHINGTON (AP) — Government watchdogs are warning that a legal determination by the Trump administration could severely limit their ability to oversee more than $1 trillion in spending related to the coronavirus pandemic.

Jun 16, 2020 Press Release

Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney, Chairwoman of the Committee on Oversight and Reform, on Wednesday convened a hearing examining the ways in which H.R. 6909, the Pandemic Heroes Compensation Act of 2020, would help essential workers and their families who have suffered the health and economic effects of the coronavirus pandemic.

 

Jun 16, 2020 Newsletter
REMINDER: If you would like to vote from home (via absentee ballot) you must submit your application TODAY, June 16. More information available here.
Jun 15, 2020 In The News

CHICAGO — Amazon warehouse workers in New York walked off the job to demand protection against Covid-19. A county judge in Illinois pressed two McDonald’s franchises to work out an agreement with their employees about the supply of masks and hand sanitizer. And grocery store workers at Publix and Trader Joe's in Florida have haggled for hazard pay as they work public-facing jobs.

Jun 15, 2020 In The News

The Trump administration’s intensifying efforts to block oversight of its coronavirus-related rescue programs are raising new alarms with government watchdogs and lawmakers from both parties amid concerns about the anonymity of companies receiving unprecedented levels of taxpayer funds.

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