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November 1, 2019 In The News

Massachusetts’ congressional delegation is asking Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to take down a rule that would penalize immigrants for using certain public benefits, weeks after federal courts struck down a similar Department of Homeland Security rule.

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October 31, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON — A House Democrat has proposed legislation to require the CEOs of the U.S. "global systemically important" banks to testify before Congress.

October 30, 2019 In The News

Acting Director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Ken Cuccinelli told members of Congress Wednesday it was his decision in August to stop processing requests for so-called medical deferred action.

October 30, 2019 In The News

In a groundbreaking study, bipartisan criminal justice reform organization FWD.us and Cornell University partnered to collect much-needed information about the devastating impact of incarceration on U.S. families.

October 29, 2019 In The News

An estimated 6,000 Salvadorans in Massachusetts will be allowed to remain in the U.S. another year as a federal class-action lawsuit and legislation determine their future in this country.

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October 29, 2019 In The News

As LGBT rights advocates continue to press the Equality Act to ban anti-LGBT discrimination, data was at the forefront of a congressional hearing Tuesday as evidence that anti-LGBT discrimination in housing and credit continues to exist.

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October 24, 2019 In The News

Rep. Ayanna Pressley didn’t have much time for Mark Zuckerberg’s explanations. Literally, she only had five minutes.

October 23, 2019 In The News

The need to reinvest in the country’s transportation infrastructure has been a simmering issue for years on Capitol Hill. Advocates say federal funding for highways and public transit has lagged for decades, leading to an increasingly obsolete and inefficient network.

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October 23, 2019 In The News

A plan to reprioritize federal transportation spending was introduced by members of Congress today after recent reports that show an alarming rise in pedestrian and cyclist fatalities on the nation’s roadways.

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October 22, 2019 In The News

Massachusetts US Representative Ayanna Pressley on Tuesday joined the chorus of voices criticizing President Donald Trump for using the word “lynching” to describe the impeachment investigation of Trump underway in the House of Representatives.

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