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After #Slavery Report, Lawmakers call for Legislation for Companies to Disclose Anti-Trafficking Measures

“Reps. Carolyn Maloney (D., N.Y.) and Chris Smith (R., N.J.) proposed legislation requiring public companies with global receipts of more than $100 million to disclose any measures to prevent human trafficking, slavery or child labor in their supply chains as part of their annual reports. 208 more words

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Manhattan Congresswoman to de Blasio: Don't Put the Brakes on Uber

One of the city’s most senior members of Congress has a message for Mayor Bill de Blasio: get out of the way of Uber.

Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney, an Upper East Side Democrat, said Mr. 437 more words

Officials Eye Progress, Expect First Phase Of 2nd Ave. Subway To Be Done In 2016

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The Second Avenue subway is 83 percent completed and is supposed to be running by the end of next year.

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Congresswoman: Keep a New Yorker on the $10 Bill

Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney wants to make sure the new $10 is in an Empire State of Mind.

The Manhattan Democrat is calling on the Treasury Department to make sure that the woman who replaces Alexander Hamilton, a Founding Father and the nation’s first Treasury secretary, on the $10 bill is from New York–like the man who was a Revolutionary War hero and later died in America’s most famous duel. 210 more words

First Responders Sickened By Toxins At Ground Zero After 9/11 Testify Before Congress

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — First responders who were seriously hurt in the aftermath of the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks appeared before a congressional committee in Washington on Thursday. 618 more words

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Proposed bill calls for research into the safety of feminine hygiene products

New York Representative Carolyn Maloney is calling for legislation that would prompt research into the safety of materials that are used in feminine hygiene products. Maloney has introduced the Robin Danielson Bill ten times without success. 90 more words

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Ready for Hillary Celebrates Ahead of Expected Campaign Announcement

Consider it Ready for Hillary’s last hurrah.

A day before Hillary Clinton is widely reported to be announcing her bid for president of the United States, elected officials and supporters from the independent PAC that has been urging her to run gathered to celebrate what they considered something of a victory. 687 more words