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Park Advocates Urge Mayor to Block Union Square Restaurant
Park advocates and city officials gathered in Union Square Sunday to urge Mayor de Blasio to cancel the license for an upscale restaurant in the park's northern pavilion.
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Sat Mar 08, 2014
Rep. Maloney Pledges That U.S. Will Stand By Ukraine As Crisis Continues
The president spoke individually Saturday with British Prime Minister David Cameron, Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi and French President Francois Hollande.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Women of Congress Promote STEM Education, Careers
'All I could visualize, to be perfectly honest, was being a teacher, a social worker and a secretary,' said Rep. Susan A. Davis , D-Calif.
Elijah Cummings: News Article Compilation from FR Archives
Gack! The result is like watching an above-ground sewage line explode. I never had any inkling as to how much crap Issa has had thrown at him by Cummings these past 3+ years.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
US News & World Report
College Students See Fewer Credit Card Ads
Not so many years ago, college freshmen were greeted during orientation week with credit card offers that came with enticing gifts, such as free T-shirts and burritos.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Elijah Cummings Gives Oscar-Worthy Performance in IRS Hearing Freakout
"You cannot have a one-sided investigation," shouted Rep. Elijah Cummings , the Ranking Democrat on the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.
US lawmakers call for data protection standards to avoid breaches
The U.S. Congress should mandate that banks, retailers and payment card processors adopt new security standards to protect against widespread data breaches, some lawmakers said Wednesday.
Lawmakers: Our identities were stolen too
At a House Financial Services subcommittee hearing on the rash of data breaches and ways to protect people's data, lawmakers revealed that they, too, had been victims of identity theft.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Opinion: The women you don't know -- yet
Did you know that the "frequency hopping" technology that is vital to much of our military technology and helps keep your cell phone and your GPS devices secure was developed and patented by a famous movie star? Did you know that there was an amazing 16-year-old patriot who outdid Paul Revere, riding 45 miles in the pouring rain to warn New York ... (more)
Dems Request Millions to Kickstart 'Gun Violence Research' That's Already There
On February 27 it was reported Representative Carolyn B. Maloney and Senator Ed Markey were asking Obama for " $10 million" in funding so that gun violence research could start moving forward.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
Report: Dems Request Millions to Kickstart 'Gun Violence...
On February 27 Breitbart News reported Representative Carolyn B. Maloney and Senator Ed Markey were asking Obama for "$10 million" in funding so that gun violence research could start moving forward.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Maloney Launches New Effort to Combat Gun ViolenceFeb 28, 2014
This week, Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney joined with gun violence victims, advocates and local leaders to call on President Obama to commit $10 million in his Fiscal Year 2015 budget for gun-violence research.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Dems Want Funding for 'Gun Violence Research'
Representative Carolyn B. Maloney and Senator Ed Markey are asking President Obama to designate $10 million for "gun violence research."
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Hudson Valley Press
$2.4 Million Federal Investment Helped Hire New Firefighters
Twelve new recruits graduated from the Newburgh Fire Academy in addition to two firefighters from Middletown.
Sun Feb 23, 2014
Rep. Carolyn Maloney, Rabbi Voice Support, Seek Aid For Ukrainian Protesters
Black and white pictures of dozens of protesters who lost their lives were placed on the cement outside a Ukrainian cultural center Sunday, with flowers and candles holding them in place.
Sat Feb 22, 2014
New York Daily News
Carolyn Maloney calls on Obama to use $10M on gun violence research
Rep. Carolyn Maloney says research on gun violence could tackle the psychological causes, as well as examine the best safety measures for gun owners.
Advocacy Groups Call On Obama To Boost Funding For Anti-Gun Violence Initiatives
Victims of gun violence and advocacy groups in New York City want President Obama to add more federal funding for anti-gun violence initiatives.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
The Indian Express
New York City Mayor urged to include Diwali as school holiday
A broad-based coalition of about 40 organisations and temples from New York City has asked the Mayor Bill de Blasio to include Diwali alongside the new proposed public holidays for Eid and Lunar New Year.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
Ex-Lawmaker Bruce Blakeman Running For McCarthy's Congressional Seat On LI
As WCBS 880's Sophia Hall reported, Bruce Blakeman, 58, is running for the seat being vacated by Rep. Carolyn Maloney .
Markey to introduce 'smart gun' bill
A Democratic senator wants to ensure that handguns sold in the United States can be operated only by "authorized" users.