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Duckworth, Pressley Pushes For Paid Leave For Pregnancy Loss

Sen. Tammy Duckworth

Senator Tammy Duckworth and Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley introduced legislation to raise awareness about pregnancy loss and establish new paid leave benefits for workers experiencing painful challenges while seeking to grow their families. The Support Through Loss Act would support those experiencing the loss of a pregnancy or other challenges starting …

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Senate Overwhelmingly Passes Anti-Asian Hate Crime Bill

The Senate passed an anti-Asian hate crime bill after a series of attacks against Asian Americans during the COVID-19 pandemic. “Racism has always existed in America unfortunately and the legacy of anti-Asian sentiment goes back centuries to dark chapters in our history, like the Chinese-exclusion act and the internment of …

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