Tuesday Jul 22
U.S. Representatives Hear about Droit de Suite and Droit Moral
The U.S. House of Representatives Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property and the Internet, held a Hearing on July 15 on " Moral Rights, Termination Rights, Resale Royalty, and Copyright Term ."
Tuesday Jul 22
Hudson Valley Press
Sen. Gillibrand to Introduce Legislative Fix to Protect Women's Health
U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand will introduce the Protect Women's Health from Corporate Interference Act to restore the contraceptive coverage requirement guaranteed by the Affordable Care Act and protect coverage of other health services from employers who want to impose their beliefs on their employees by denying benefits.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
New York Daily News
Assemblywoman Linda Rosenthal writes dozens of animal rights bills
Assemblywoman Linda Rosenthal is still waiting for passage of at least a dozen more animal-related bills she's sponsored.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
"We Stand with Israel" City Council Press Conference Fail
At 10AM, July 14, 2014, the Jewish Community Relations Council of New York, UJA-Federation of New York, together with the Jewish Caucus of the New York City Council, organized a press conference in front of the steps of City Hall.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
President to sign executive orders protecting LGBT workers on July 21
The White House has announced that President Barack Obama will sign executive orders protecting LGBT workers employed by federal contractors from discrimination and also banning bias based on gender identity in federal employment.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Dems Try to Reverse Hobby Lobby Decision
Democrats are pushing forward this week with an effort to reverse the Supreme Court decision allowing certain corporations to refuse to provide contraception coverage to employees.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Overnight Tech: House panel to appraise art copyrights
THE LEDE: House lawmakers will debate the finer aspects of copyright law on Tuesday in a hearing with artists and lawyers.
Sat Jul 12, 2014
Paid leave for new parents is a benefit worth giving
You may have seen the photo: President Barack Obama at a Chipotle, his arm dangling over the sneeze guard at the counter, pointing to the toppings he wanted.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Family Research Council
American Idle: Reid Competes for Most Futile Senate Ever
Being the "greatest deliberative body" in the world usually implies that you've done some deliberating.
Rep. Diana DeGette joins fight of Hobby Lobby decision
On the heels of U.S. Sen. Mark Udall, another Colorado Democrat is backing legislation to combat the Supreme Court's recent Hobby Lobby decision.
Nadler 'concerned,' wants to narrow ENDA's religious exemption
Rep. Jerrold Nadler is unsure how he'd vote on ENDA because of the religious exemption .
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Democrats ready for Hobby Lobby fight
Senate and House Democrats are readying legislation to counteract the Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby decision that allows private corporations to deny birth control coverage to their employees.
Dems plot legislative offensive on high court's birth control decision
Democrats want to lure Republicans into a fight over birth control with legislation to reverse the Supreme Court's decision that ObamaCare may not require certain businesses to include contraception in their employee health coverage.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
Golden Heart awards dinner recognizes Anna Wintour
It is with a stunning sparkle and a dazzling smile that the date and the place have been set for the Golden Heart Awards Dinner for 2014 and with that comes the announcement on Monday, July 7, 2014, of those outstanding individuals that will be recognized for all their efforts, dedication and generosity over the years.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
House Dems drafting legislation to reverse birth control decision
Reps. Diana DeGette and Jerrold Nadler said the Supreme Court made a mistake on Monday when it ruled that that some private companies can opt out of the birth control mandate under the Religious Freedom Restoration Act .
As Hurricane Season Starts, Is New York Ready for Another Sandy?
When you think of severe storms and transportation, you think of Superstorm Sandy on Oct. 29, 2012, and its brutal impact on New York and New Jersey.
Tue Jul 01, 2014
Memorial Services In US For The Three Israel Children Murdered By Hamas
Community-Wide Memorial Service for the Three Israeli Teens, z"l Naftali, Gilad and Eyal Naftali Fraenkel , Gilad Shaar and Eyal Yifrah 3 Candles Tuesday, July 1st, 2014 Doors Open: 7:00 PM Program Begins: 7:30 PM Join us for a community-wide memorial service for the three Israeli teens who were heinously kidnapped and brutally murdered.
Mon Jun 30, 2014
A Threat to Jews in Hobby Lobby Decision
Much ink will be spilled about the Supreme Court's decision in the Hobby Lobby case.