QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) today issued the following statement on Asian American actors Daniel Dae Kim and Grace Park leaving the CBS show “Hawaii Five-0” after reportedly being offered 10 to 15 percent less in salary than their co-stars.
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"It's an official school holiday, like Christmas," said Mayor Bill de Blasio.
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The measure would instruct the Export-Import Bank to increase the amount of financing it provides to small business from 20 to 25 percent.
Now that he’s closing schools on two Muslim holidays, Mayor de Blasio is being pressured to keep his word and add the Lunar New Year to the list.
Eighteen legislators sent a letter to Hizzoner Monday urging him to include the celebration as a day off on the school calendar.