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5 hrs ago | The Review
The House overwhelmingly approved a comprehensive defense policy bill Thursday that aims to stem the epidemic of sexual assaults in the military, cover the cost of combat pay for the nation's war-fighters, and fund new aircraft and ships.
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5 hrs ago | Reuters
The U.S. House of Representatives overwhelmingly approved the annual defense policy bill on Thursday, authorizing $633 billion in spending for 2014, strengthening protections for victims of sexual assault in the military and easing some transfers from the prison at Guantanamo Bay in Cuba.
5 hrs ago | Politico
The House on Thursday approved a compromise version of this year's defense authorization bill, kicking it to the Senate under a fast-track process that precludes senators from tacking on controversial amendments dealing with Iran sanctions and other divisive issues.
7 hrs ago | WTVG-TV Toledo
If you've ever had a medical emergency, you know how difficult it is to get paid time off work.
16 hrs ago | Center for American Progress
The United States is the only advanced industrialized nation without a federal law providing workers access to paid maternity leave and one of only a handful of nations that does not offer broader family and medical leave insurance.
The first thing I noticed when Kirsten Gillibrand came in for an editorial board meeting a few years ago was that she was alone.
A compromise included in the defense authorization bill improves procedures for dealing with sexual assault in the military.
Democratic Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand of New York is optimistic the Senate will vote in January on her bill to change the military's approach to sexual assault cases.
But there's a catch: The museum has to raise $1.2 million by July 31, 2018, in order for the grant to be made available.
My husband is service connected for stage 4 colon cancer, and he is rated 100%. He also is a quadriplegic as the result of a fall that occurred when he fell from a ladder while trying to climb through a window in our home after he had locked himself out.
The Family and Medical Insurance Leave Act of 2013 would allow employees to earn a portion of their wages for a limited period of time, and to address their own serious health issues including pregnancy or the birth of a child.
NEW YORK As the holiday shopping season kicks into full swing, U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand and the New York Public Interest Research Group , joined by New York City parents, today unveiled NYPIRG's annual toy safety report, Treacherous Toys: Dangerous and Toxic Toys on New York's Store Shelves , revealing that dangerous and toxic toys can be ... (more)
U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand and Congressman Joe Kennedy today introduced new legislation to encourage women, minorities and economically disadvantaged students to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering, and math .
In my 33 years with the Montana National Guard, I saw the very best in America's men and women.
U.S. Senator Kristen Gillibrand, a New York Democrat, told reporters at the Capitol that she was still a few votes shy of the 60 needed to pass her measure.
Military commanders no longer will have the ability to toss out jury convictions for sexual assault cases under an agreement reached by congressional leaders.
With more than 1,000 days still left until the 2016 presidential election, most Democrats feel it is already too late for New York's Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo to make the race.