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Senator Kirsten Gillibrand and Senator Cynthia Lummis Officially Release Legislation for Digital Asset Regulatory Framework

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand and Senator Cynthia Lummis have officially revealed legislation aiming to create a regulatory framework for the burgeoning digital asset industry. The two Senators have worked for many months on the language of the bill. The legislation has long been rumored with a leak occurring last week. The...
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Senator Kirsten Gillibrand Introduced the Nation’s First Federal Bill Seeking to Hold Fashion Brand’s Accountable

Click here to read the full article. U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand has announced the first federal law seeking to hold fashion brands accountable for their labor practices. On Thursday, May 12, the New York Democrat introduced the “Fashioning Accountability and Building Real Institutional Change Act” — FABRIC Act for short — to the Senate, a first-of-its-kind federal bill that seeks to amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to prohibit employers from paying employees in the garment industry by piece rate. According to the summary filed on Thursday, the bill also requires manufacturers and contractors in the garment industry to register...
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Senator Kirsten Gillibrand Will Introduce the First Federal Fashion Bill; the FABRIC Act Seeks to End Wage Theft

Just seven months after California’s historic SB62 garment worker protection bill passed and only four since New York State’s proposed Fashion Act was announced, another piece of legislation impacting the fashion industry is coming—and for the first time it’s happening on a federal level. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (NY-D) exclusively tells Vogue that she will introduce the Fashioning Accountability and Building Real Institutional Change (FABRIC) Act in the Senate on May 12, with dozens of endorsements from activists, manufacturers, and brands throughout the industry already behind it. If written into law, the bill will extend the anti-wage theft principles of SB62 nationwide and offer incentives like tax exemptions and grant programs for brands looking to manufacture in the United States.
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Senator Kirsten Gillibrand to Introduce First Federal Fashion Bill

As legislators in states like California and New York work to pass laws that hold fashion brands accountable for their labor practices, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (NY-D) has her sights set on the federal level. On May 12, Sen. Gillibrand will bring the Fashioning Accountability and Building Real Institutional Change Act...
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Senator Kirsten Gillibrand calls on men to imagine they have no authority over their bodies in defense of abortion rights

New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand called on men in the United States to imagine that how they would feel if they had no bodily autonomy, during an impassioned defence of abortion rights.“I would like to speak to America’s men for one minute,” Ms Gillibrand said on Thursday in Washington DC. “Imagine you do not have authority over your own body for 10 months... I don’t think a man in America could actually imagine not having control of his body, his bodily functions, what happens to him, and what life would be like for 10 months.”Ms Gillibrand’s remarks came just...
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Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand ripped for nominating campaign donor to lifetime judgeship

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand is under fire for recommending one of the top donors to her campaign, Jennifer Rearden, for a lifetime post as a Manhattan federal judge. Gillibrand (D-NY) took in more than $30,000 in contributions from Rearden, and fellow Democrats are also fuming about the judicial candidate’s membership in an “elite” Connecticut country club that has been accused of maintaining a mostly white membership.
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