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Jun 4, 2020 Newsletter

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Jun 4, 2020 In The News

WASHINGTON (AP) — Ousted State Department Inspector General Steve Linick on Wednesday told members of three congressional committees that before he was abruptly fired, he was investigating Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s use of government resources as well as the secretary’s decision to approve a multibillion-dollar arms sale to Saudi Arabia. 

Jun 4, 2020 Press Release

NEW YORK, NY — Congresswoman Carolyn B.

Jun 3, 2020 In The News

Noting the need for policies grounded in science rather than fear and bias, a coalition of Democratic House representatives have introduced a resolution that calls for the elimination of deferral periods for queer men wanting to donate blood by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

Jun 2, 2020 In The News

President Donald Trump faces mounting criticism after protesters near the White House were tear-gassed ahead of him crossing the street to be photographed outside a church.

Jun 2, 2020 Newsletter
For years, FDA’s discriminatory restrictions have prevented people from safely donating their blood and perpetuated harmful stigma against gay and bisexual men across the United States. The coronavirus crisis brought into focus the dangers of this shortsighted policy. On Monday, I joined with my colleagues to introduce a resolution underscoring the need for policies governing blood and blood product donation that are grounded in science and based on individual risk assessments so all those who can safely donate are able to do so.
Jun 2, 2020 Press Release

NEW YORK, NY — Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), member of the LGBT Equality Caucus, released the following statement today in recognition of Pride Month 2020. 

Jun 1, 2020 In The News

Amid the rise in anti-Semitism in the United States and abroad, U.S. President Donald Trump signed the Never Again Education Act into law on Friday as part of Jewish American Heritage Month, one month after the 75th anniversary of the defeat of Nazi Germany.

May 30, 2020 Newsletter
On Thursday, inspired by my work with the NYC fashion industry to produce personal protective equipment (PPE) for front line workers, I announced two new initiatives to promote American manufacturing, save jobs here at home, and save lives. First, a Government Accountability Office (GAO) study on how to stabilize the supply chain of PPE, and second, my plan to introduce legislation requiring a percentage of the strategic national stockpile of PPE be made in the United States.
May 30, 2020 In The News

U.S. President Donald Trump signed the Never Again Education Act, which seeks to expand Holocaust education in the United States, into law on Friday.

The U.S. House of Representatives passed the legislation in January, while the U.S. Senate did so on May 13.

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