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World Bank readies Sri Lanka aid package, IMF calls loan talks ‘fruitful’

WASHINGTON, April 23 (Reuters) – The International Monetary Fund said on Saturday it held “fruitful technical discussions” with Sri Lanka on its loan request, while the World Bank said it was preparing an emergency aid package for the crisis-stricken country. Sri Lanka, an island country of 22 million people, is struggling to pay for imports… Read More »

Governor Hochul Signs Legislative Package to Combat Housing Discrimination

Governor Kathy Hochul today signed a sweeping legislative package that included nine different bills to combat housing discrimination. This legislative package addresses many of the issues identified in an expose by Newsday, “Long Island Divided”, which explored discrimination and both explicit and implicit bias that exists in the real estate industry. “For too long, the dream… Read More »

White House Highlights Cybersecurity Benefit in Infrastructure Package

President Joe Biden is set to sign into law a $1.2 trillion bill aimed at improving the resilience of the nation’s infrastructure in the face of physical and cyber threats, including a massive investment to defend against malicious attacks.  “The Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal is the largest investment in the resilience of physical and natural systems… Read More »

Governor Hochul Signs Landmark Legislative Package to Strengthen Gun Laws and Protect New Yorkers

State Senator Jamaal Bailey said, “We cannot wait for the next Buffalo or Uvalde to act. With this package of legislation, New York is leading the country in strengthening our gun laws to meaningfully address the scourge of gun violence. My bill will establish a dedicated task force within the New York Attorney General’s Office to investigate social… Read More »