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October 27, 2015

Congresswoman Clarke’s Statement on the Exchange Inclusion for a Healthy America Act of 2015

Brooklyn, N.Y. – Congresswoman Yvette D. Clarke released the following statement on becoming a co-sponsor of H.R. 3659, the Exchange Inclusion for a Healthy America Act of 2015,…
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October 23, 2015

Protest over anti-Haitian job posting

“Caribbean American legislators in New York have expressed outrage over a job listing published in the New City Pennysaver that specifically excludes individuals who ar…
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October 21, 2015

Bichotte, Clarke Call On Feds To Investigate Upstate Discrimination

“Midwood Assemblywoman Rodneyse Bichotte yesterday lambasted a healthcare employer and an upstate Pennysaver that allegedly violated Federal civil rights laws for a…
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August 30, 2015

Congresswoman Clarke’s Statement on the Disaster in Dominica

Brooklyn, N.Y. – Congresswoman Yvette D. Clarke released the following statement on the disaster in the Commonwealth of Dominica, where Tropical Storm Erika has killed a…
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July 2, 2015

Congresswoman Clarke’s Statement on Reopening of the Cuban Embassy in Washington, D.C., and the United States Embassy in Havana

Brooklyn, N.Y. – Congresswoman Yvette D. Clarke released the following statement on the announcement that Cuba and the United States have reached an agreement to reopen the Cuba…
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June 30, 2015

Guyanese march for unity on Church Avenue

“Energy and excitements were felt in Brooklyn on Sunday, June 14, when Guyanese took over the streets to spread unity, and called on each other to uphold Guyana’s motto of “O…
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