July 17, 2017

Maloney pushes Trump to back women’s history museum on the Mall

Source: Politico By Annie Karni During his campaign, President Donald Trump was publicly accused by 15 women of groping, kissing or assaulting them against their will. Now, New York Democratic Rep. Carolyn Maloney is on a mission to turn a president with a complicated legacy when it comes to women into a champion of their history. The congresswoman from Manhattan’s …

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July 17, 2017

Mariska Hargitay Honored At 7th Annual Elly Awards Luncheon

Source: Look to the Stars The awards, named for the Women’s Forum founder Elinor Guggenheimer, honor outstanding women leaders. This year marks the 30th anniversary of the Education Fund of the Women’s Forum, which has helped over 200 women over age 35, whose lives have been disrupted by extreme adversity, complete their college degrees. This year’s award recipients were Carolyn …

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July 17, 2017

DESPITE CONDO BLOWUPS, ‘DARK MONEY’ BILL STILL CRAWLS

Source: The Village Voice By Emily Nonko Next month, New York’s mega-priced apartment buyers will get a chance to bid on what’s probably the biggest luxury apartment foreclosure in the city, as a Nigerian energy mogul’s $51 million apartment goes on the block. As Bloomberg and the New York Post have reported, Kolawole “Kola” Aluko defaulted on a $35 million …

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July 14, 2017

Bipartisan legislation seeks to put an end to secret companies

Source: Compliance Week By Joe Mont Bipartisan bills that proponents say would “help stop the corrupt and other criminals from hiding behind anonymously owned companies created in the U.S.,” were introduced on June 28 in the Senate and House of Representatives. The True Incorporation Transparency for Law Enforcement (TITLE) Act, introduced by Senators Charles Grassley (R-Iowa), Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) and …

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July 14, 2017

Plan To Help Rebuild Nation’s Infrastructure Now Offered By Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney And Martin Tuchman, One Of America’s Most Successful Entrepreneurs

Source: Street Insider PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — America’s infrastructure – its roads, bridges, tunnels and highways – are in bad shape and getting worse. The New York City subway system dates back to 1900, and the Philadelphia and Boston systems are just about as old, and all are in bad need of repair, with aging cars, poor communications and signal systems. The …

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June 27, 2017

Finding new revenue for infrastructure

Source: Our Town By Congresswomen Carolyn Maloney For decades, America has been neglecting its infrastructure. Year after year, the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) warns us that the costs of repairing the damage is skyrocketing. Every four years, they issue a report card, with the 2017 report estimating the cost of fixing our roads, dams, airports, and water and …

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June 27, 2017

Women’s Voices Are Still Not Being Heard

Source: New York Times To the Editor: “Women Interrupted” (Business Day, June 15) sheds important light on a phenomenon women know all too well. As a member of Congress, I often need to ask, “Where are the women?” Whether it is a hearing on contraception or meetings about health care, women are too often left out and as a result …

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June 22, 2017

Rep. Maloney introduces data collection bill on anti-LGBT violence

Source: Washington Balde Amid observances of the anniversary of the Pulse nightclub shooting, Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney (D-N.Y.) reintroduced legislation on Tuesday aimed at improving data collection on violence and suicide among LGBT people. The legislation, known as the PRIDE Act to Combat Violence, was first introduced last year in the aftermath of the Orlando massacre and would authorize $25 …

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June 19, 2017

After Alexandria Shooting, Congress Members Differ on Tackling Gun Control

Source: Rolling Stone By Matt Laslo Lawmakers, Hill staffers and police officers at the U.S. Capitol were in shock Wednesday in the aftermath of the early-morning shooting at congressional Republicans’ baseball practice. The attack left Steve Scalise, the number-three House Republican, and four others wounded and recovering in local hospitals. Many of the Congress members who had to hit the …

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