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September 15, 2021

Three progressive House Democrats introduced a bill Wednesday that would force the Federal Reserve to break up banks if they do not reduce the carbon emissions they finance in line with the Paris climate accord.


September 15, 2021

Today, Democratic Representatives Mondaire Jones of New York, Ayanna Pressley of Massachusetts, and Rashida Tlaib of Michigan introduced a bill that would require the Federal Reserve to phase out the financing of fossil fuel projects.


September 13, 2021

A SURPRISING COALITION in the House of Representatives muscled a robust child care subsidy past skeptical deficit hawks in the Education and Labor Committee last week in the first significant demonstration of power of a budding alliance between vulnerable Democrats who represent suburban swing districts and outspoken progressives.


September 1, 2021

Nicola Armacost began receiving WhatsApp messages from Afghanistan on Aug. 15.

The mayor of Hastings-on-Hudson and her husband were with his family in rural, northern Minnesota. Aug. 15 was their 28th wedding anniversary.

It was also the day Taliban forces took control of Kabul.


April 27, 2021

Senator Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts on Tuesday unveiled a $700 billion plan to help families get affordable, quality child care in the United States. Her proposal comes as the coronavirus pandemic has highlighted the persistent challenges families face finding and paying for care. 


April 22, 2021

Westchester Congressman Mondaire Jones has co-sponsored a bill, the Judiciary Act of 202, to expand the United States Supreme Court by adding four seats, creating a 13-justice Supreme Court.


February 19, 2021

Congress is now considering a bill that would ban anti-LGBTQ discrimination in jury selection.


February 12, 2021

Having never seen a member of Congress just like him — Black and openly gay — Mondaire Jones drew on qualities that he admired from several sources as he summoned the inspiration and courage to run for the House of Representatives.


January 27, 2021

Rep. Mondaire Jones (D-NY) was among those on the House floor when rioters stormed the Capitol on January 6. The newly elected Congress member was listening to remarks during the certification of the presidential election results — typically a routine, even somewhat dull proceeding in the transfer of power — when security abruptly announced the building had been breached by a mob.


South East view of the Capitol
January 3, 2021
An Article about the 117th United States Congress
Issues:Congress