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Statement from NY Attorney General Letitia James on the Trial Against Donald Trump

October 2, 2023 NEW YORK – New York Attorney General Letitia James released the following statement on the first day of trial in her case against Donald Trump for engaging in years of financial fraud to unjustly enrich himself and cheat the system: “For years, Donald Trump falsely inflated his net worth to enrich himself…

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White House. Biden-⁠Harris Administration Takes Major Step Forward in Lowering Health Care Costs; Announces Manufacturers Participating in Drug Price Negotiation Program

Today ( October 3 2023), the Biden-Harris Administration took another major step towards lower health care costs for seniors and families and announced that all manufacturers of all ten drugs selected for negotiation have signed agreements to participate in the Inflation Reduction Act’s Medicare Drug Price Negotiation Program. For decades, Big Pharma fought to block…

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Washington. Justice Department to Monitor Compliance with Federal Voting Rights Laws in Alaska Jurisdictions

Tuesday, October 3, 2023 The Justice Department announced today that it will monitor the election on Oct. 3 in certain jurisdictions in the state of Alaska to ensure compliance with the minority language accessibility requirements of the Voting Rights Act of 1965. On election day, the Civil Rights Division will be monitoring in the following…

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NYC Mayor Adams Announces Record-breaking $6 Billion In Spending With NYC’s Minority/Women-owned Business Enterprises Firms In First Fiscal Year Of Administration

NEW YORK – New York City Mayor Eric Adams today announced that the city set a new record for spending on city-certified minority- and women-owned business enterprises ( M/WBE  ) in Fiscal Year 2023 (FY23), the first full fiscal year of the Adams administration. City agencies and affiliated entities awarded over $6 billion in total to…

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New York Mayor Eric Adams Makes Abortion Care Available via Telehealth to New Yorkers Through NYC Health + Hospitals

Deputy Mayor Anne Williams-Isom, Health and Human Services: Good morning. I’m Anne Williams Isom, and I have the pleasure of being the deputy mayor for Health and Human Services. And I was just thinking this morning that in the midst of all of the things that one has to deal with in New York City and…

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