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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

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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


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


'Just choked on my drink': Rep. Maloney calls Obamacare passage 'extremely transparent'

Pffft! Obamacare architect Jonathan Gruber has nothing to feel bad about! As New York Dem Rep. Carolyn Maloney pointed out at today’s House Oversight Committee hearing, the passage of the Affordable Care Act was “extremely transparent”: 361 more words

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American Bill HR2888 - 'The Obstetric Fistula Prevention, Treatment, Hope and Dignity Restoration Act of 2010'

American Congressman Carolyn Maloney from New York City has just introduced legislation, “The Obstetric Fistula Prevention, Treatment, Hope and Dignity Restoration Act of 2010,” H.R. 5441, which would authorize funding to prevent and treat women suffering from obstetric fistula in developing countries. 144 more words

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