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Prominent black Cuban dissident asks the Congressional Black Caucus...
Cuban dissident Yris Tamara Perez Aguilera personifies courage. The petite Afro-Cuban dissident has suffered beatings, imprisonment and sexual harassment at the hands of Raul Castro's goons in Cuba.
Governor Cuomo Announces $175 Million to Cover Local Governments' ...
Albany, NY - July 23, 2014 - Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced funding to cover local governments' costs to repair and rebuild infrastructure damaged by Superstorm Sandy.
Larry Scott Blackmon Named Vice President, Community and Government Affairs at FreshDirect
FreshDirect, a leading online fresh food grocer, announced today that it has named Larry Scott Blackmon Vice President, Community and Government Affairs.
Muslim on Capitol Hill: Staffers Look to Rebuild
As rain pelted the capital, more than 200 Muslim Americans gathered in the Cannon House Office Building to break their daily fast.
Rep. Gregory Meeks: European nations should sanction Russia
Rep. Gregory Meeks , New York Democrat, said Friday that European nations should place sanctions on Russia if it's found to be responsible for the Malaysian Airlines plan shot down earlier this week.
Chairman: Ethics Committee Can Only 'Offer Up Advice'
Open government advocates and congressional watchdogs, frustrated with what they decry as a culture of corruption on Capitol Hill, would like to see the House Ethics Committee take more aggressive action on cleaning up Congress.
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State Senator Tony Avella Gets Support of Retail Workers' Union
State Sen. Tony Avella netted the backing of the large Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union in his bid for re-election against primary challenger John Liu - another show of support for the Independent Democratic Conference incumbent following a deal to reunite with Democrats.
Statement from Governor Andrew M. Cuomo on LIRR-MTA Labor Negotiations
Albany, NY - July 9, 2014 - "I want to thank the New York State Congressional Delegation for making it abundantly clear today that Congress will not act to bring about a labor settlement at the Long Island Rail Road.