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Hundreds of NYC jailers face suspension over vaccine mandate

Dec. 01, 2021 16:41 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City’s troubled jail system is facing more turmoil: the suspension of hundreds of corrections officers for failing to meet a Tuesday night deadline to get vaccinated against COVID-19. The city’s Department of Correction reported 77% of its...

Editorial Roundup: New York

Nov. 24, 2021 15:17 PM EST

Albany Times Union. November 21, 2021. Editorial: Get facts before revising bail reforms From the start of the debate over criminal justice reform in New York, some people were simply against any substantive change. And with little more evidence than...

Congress urges Washington Football Team to lift NDAs

Nov. 05, 2021 15:52 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two members of the House of Representatives urged the NFL and the Washington Football Team to release individuals from non-disclosure agreements that would prevent them from discussing sexual harassment and workplace issues at owner Daniel Snyder’s club. ...

Democratic chair issues subpoenas to oil executives

Nov. 02, 2021 19:08 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The chairwoman of the House Oversight Committee issued subpoenas Tuesday to top executives of ExxonMobil, Chevron and other oil giants, charging that the companies have not turned over documents needed by the committee to investigate allegations that the oil industry...

Oil giants deny spreading disinformation on climate change

Oct. 28, 2021 17:53 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Top executives of ExxonMobil and other oil giants denied spreading disinformation about climate change as they sparred Thursday with congressional Democrats over allegations that the industry concealed evidence about the dangers of global warming. ...

Congress seeks information from NFL on WFT investigation

Oct. 21, 2021 18:59 PM EDT

A Congressional committee is seeking documents and information from the NFL regarding the investigation into the Washington Football Team and how the league handled it. The House Committee on Oversight and Reform said Thursday it sent a letter to Commissioner Roger...

Fallout from Jon Gruden emails leads to diversity questions

Oct. 21, 2021 18:31 PM EDT

Every week for the past two seasons, NFL players take the field wearing social justice messages on their helmets, and “It Takes All of Us” and “End Racism” are stenciled in the end zones as part of the league’s Inspire Change platform. But actions often speak...

Trump hotel lost $70M despite millions in foreign business

Oct. 08, 2021 16:26 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Former President Donald Trump's company lost more than $70 million on his Washington, D.C., hotel during his four years in office despite taking in millions from foreign governments, according to documents released Friday by a congressional committee investigating his...

Congressional members share own abortion stories at hearing

Sep. 30, 2021 16:58 PM EDT

Three Democratic members of Congress on Thursday offered deeply personal testimony about their own abortions as a congressional committee examined how to respond to conservative states that are passing laws limiting abortion access. Rep. Cori Bush of Missouri said she was...

Democrats call oil giants to testify on climate campaign

Sep. 16, 2021 14:18 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional Democrats are calling top executives at ExxonMobil and other oil giants to testify at a House hearing as lawmakers investigate what they say is a long-running, industry-wide campaign to spread disinformation about the role of fossil fuels in causing global...