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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

Human And Civil Rights

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

Members of Congress to de Blasio: Let Students Off for Lunar New Year

New York City’s entire Congressional delegation signed a letter to Mayor Bill de Blasio asking that he honor a campaign promise make the Lunar New Year—celebrated in many Asian cultures—a public school holiday. 396 more words

Bill De Blasio

Despite Criticism, Most of Congressional Delegation to Attend Netanyahu Speech

Most of New York’s congressional delegation said today they don’t like the circumstances surrounding Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech to the House of Representatives tomorrow—but that won’t stop them from attending. 745 more words

Pols cheer Fashion Week’s impact on city’s economy

By Maria Rocha-Buschel

Ahead of the beginning of New York’s spring Fashion Week today, Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney released a report with the Joint Economic Committee detailing the economic benefits of both Fashion Week and the fashion industry as a whole for the city. 512 more words

Politics

Carolyn Maloney To Obama: 'Thank You' For Efforts Toward Paid Family Leave

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork)Rep. Carolyn Maloney is applauding President Barack Obama‘s push for paid family leave.

Obama will order federal agencies to provide six weeks of paid parental leave to employees and is calling on state and local governments to do the same, making $2.2 billion in federal aid available to them. 252 more words

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