November 29, 2017

Man, it costs to be a woman

Source: WHSV By Morgan Donnelly A woman’s routine for getting ready can be a process because of all the products involved. But when all is said and done, it costs a lot; not because of the number of products used, but because, on average, women pay more for products than men, even when they’re the exact same product. A 2016 …

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November 29, 2017

N.Y. Congress members urge Labor Dept. to accept type of cancer as 9/11-linked

Source: New York Daily News By Ginger Adams Otis A bipartisan group of New York Congress members are pushing the Department of Labor to recognize a specific type of cancer known to afflict 9/11 first responders. The Labor Department has refused to accept the causal link between chronic lymphocytic leukemia and time spent at Ground Zero — a decision that …

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November 29, 2017

‘Me too’ movement renews Equal Rights Amendment push

Source: USA Today By Nicole Gaudiano WASHINGTON — Equal Rights Amendment advocates think this could be their moment. As women increasingly come forward with stories of sexual assault and harassment, advocates are seeing the “me too” movement as an opportunity to renew their push for Constitutional protections against sexual discrimination. “If you ever feel like you don’t think that we …

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November 10, 2017

Maloney: SALT Deduction Repeal Devastating To New York

Source: Queens Gazette Following the passage on October 26 of the GOP budget resolution setting the stage for the GOP Tax Plan that includes repeal of the State and Local Tax (SALT) deduction, Congress Member Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12) released the following statement: “Today, House Republicans took the first step toward raising taxes on millions of New York families by …

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November 10, 2017

Lawmakers meet students and advocates in New York to combat campus sexual assault

Source: News India NEW YORK – Indian-American Congressman Ro Khanna, D-California, joined Democratic Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney of New York, met student leaders and advocates Oct. 27, to seek new ways to tackle what they contend is the poor handling of reporting sexual assault cases on college campuses nationwide. Maloney and Khanna are working on a bill to better track …

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October 30, 2017

Unveil Nation’s First-Ever Breast Cancer Awareness Commemorative Coin

Source: Queens Gazette On October 23, in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Congressmember Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12) joined Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF) President and CEO Myra Biblowit, BCRF Chief Mission Officer Dr. Marc Hurlbert, Director at the U.S. Mint Office of Design and Management April Stafford, and Roslyn Goldstein, Rebecca Scheinkman, and Deborah Kruletwitch—all women directly impacted by …

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October 30, 2017

Breast Cancer Research Foundation, Congresswoman Maloney Unveil Breast Cancer Awareness Commemorative Coin

Source: Coin Week By Breast Cancer Research Foundation On October 22, during Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12) joined Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF) President & CEO Myra Biblowit, BCRF Chief Mission Officer Dr. Marc Hurlbert, Director at the U.S. Mint Office of Design & Management April Stafford and Breast Cancer survivors to formally unveil the design of the nation’s first-ever commemorative coin to raise …

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October 19, 2017

Commerce Secretary: Higher Census 2020 price tag needed for ‘significant course correction’

Source: Federal News Radio By Meredith Somers Commerce Department Secretary Wilbur Ross pleaded his case Thursday on Capitol Hill for an additional $3 billion to fund the 2020 Census lifecycle, but lawmakers on both sides of the aisle are concerned the money will simply fund a repeat of history. Testifying during a House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform hearing, …

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October 19, 2017

Don’t Undercount Illegal Immigrants in 2020 Census, Caution House Dems

Source: PJ Media By Nicholas Ballasy WASHINGTON – A group of House Democrats are supporting a bill to increase funding for the 2020 Census by more than $400 million to ensure that everyone is counted. “Our bill would provide a total of $1.9 billion for the Census Bureau in the fiscal year 2018. This is $441 million above the Trump …

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