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U.S. Representative Rosa DeLauro, D-Conn., and U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., believe that all working Americans should receive paid leave while pregnant or caring for a sick family member.

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The Suffolk County Police Department investigates calls for suspicious packages at least once a week. So, the department has purchased three new robots to inspect those packages.

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A coalition of more than 200 business, religious, and social groups around the country want to save the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the federally funded agency that protects homeowners from financial abuse.

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The New York Assembly moved Monday to establish New York as a “sanctuary state,” but the measure faces an uncertain future in the state Senate.

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A trade war with Mexico is not only a national issue. It could also disrupt New York and Connecticut’s economies.

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