AG James Continues Fight to Preserve DACA and Protect DREAMers

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Coalition of 17 AGs led by AG James Files Brief in Supreme Court in DACA Lawsuit NEW YORK – Attorney General Letitia James leading a coalition of 17 attorneys general, filed a brief in the United States...

Column–Legislation Ensures the Legislature’s Role as a Co-Equal Branch of State Government

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By New York State Senator Joseph A. Griffo, R-Rome, 47th District Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, the governor has suspended more than 250 laws. While the New York State Constitution grants the executive this authority under...

Cousin of CHL – NYT’s Editor Marc Lacey to Moderate Democratic Debate

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Marc Lacey is currently the National Editor for the New York Times. He has served as Washington correspondent for the New York Times, where he covered the State Department and was a frequent guest...

The January 6 committee’s showdown with Mark Meadows, explained

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Former White House chief of staff Mark Meadows is the latest ex-Trump aide to face legal jeopardy related to the House of Representatives’ investigation of the January 6 insurrection. The House voted to hold Meadows in contempt of Congress Tuesday after Meadows skipped a scheduled deposition and refused to provide documents the committee had subpoenaed.…

After Brindisi Push to Bring More Not-For-Profit Security Funds to the Area, Congressman Provides...

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Congressman Anthony Brindisi announced more than $400,000 in Department of Homeland Security grants for New York’s 22nd Congressional district. Earlier this year, Brindisi supported plussed-up funding, urged local groups to apply for these critical...

Is it a HIPAA violation for your employer to require

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The first thing you should know about HIPAA is that it’s HIPAA, not HIPPA. There is only one P, and that P doesn’t stand for “privacy.” “People make up what that acronym stands for,” Deven McGraw, co-founder and chief regulatory officer of the medical records platform Ciitizen and former deputy director for health information privacy…

How the Christian right embraced voter suppression

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This story was produced by the nonprofit newsroom Reveal from the Center for Investigative Reporting. Get its investigations emailed directly to you. For decades, the Christian-right foot soldiers who form the backbone of the Republican Party have regularly and enthusiastically showed up for legislative battles over religious freedom and reproductive and LGBTQ rights. On September…

New measures to assist immigrants and protect them from ICE

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Regional Providers and Attorneys Have Been Selected for Rapid Response Program that Provides Emergency Legal Services to Immigrants Targeted by ICE Raids and Arrests Office for New Americans Has Selected 21 New Opportunity Centers Across...

Brindisi Helps Introduce Bipartisan Bill to End Phone Scams

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Bipartisan TRACED Act Would Require Call Authentication and Increase Penalties for Scammers This week, U.S. Reps. Anthony Brindisi (NY-22) Lloyd Smucker (PA-11), and David Kustoff (TN-8) introduced a bill to deter robocalls in the U.S. H.R....

The Supreme Court finally figures out that religious liberty cases

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The Supreme Court heard an utterly enraging day of arguments on Tuesday in Ramirez v. Collier, a case asking whether a condemned man may receive spiritual comfort from his pastor while he’s being executed by the state of Texas. Several justices, who have in the past suggested that religious rights are so important they trump…