The Loya Jirga, or grand assembly, held in Kabul from late April to early May, brought together at least 3,200 Afghans—of which roughly 30 percent were women—to discuss a framework for talks with the Taliban.
A Brooklyn lawmaker is asking the MTA to better inform L train riders about upcoming service disruptions.
Last week, Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney penned a letter to MTA CEO and Chairman Patrick Foye about the agency’s lackluster efforts to notify straphangers about service changes for late nights and many weekends.
WASHINGTON — The Senate on Tuesday passed a bill to provide health care benefits for first responders and survivors of the 9/11 attacks for the next 70 years.
The U.S. Senate on Tuesday passed and sent to President Donald Trump legislation authorizing permanent benefits for police, firefighters and other first responders suffering from illnesses and injuries related to their work in the aftermath of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks.
NEW YORK- NY- After learning of the death of Robert Morgenthau, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney released the following statement:
Every year, the public gets a window into the White House's views of the economy when the administration publishes the Economic Report of the President. Typically, it is a dense but interesting read, offering a data-driven assessment of the economy, and highly anticipated by economists, policymakers and others who care about economic policy.
At Wednesday's House hearing on Facebook's proposed digital currency Libra, trust in the company overall remained a key concern expressed by officials. Still, representatives appeared to go farther than yesterday's Senate hearing when digging into how Facebook believes the digital currency, and its associated digital wallet Calibra, will operate.