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Tag Archives: Violence Against Women Act

$750,000 domestic violence grant announced for Monroe County

As a means to implement the Violence Against Women Act locally, Rep. Louise Slaughter, D-Perinton, announced a $750,000 federal grant intended to combat domestic violence in Monroe County. The funding will be disbursed to Willow Domestic Violence Center, Legal Aid ...

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Democrats try again to extend anti-violence bill

WASHINGTON — House and Senate Democrats are trying again to renew the key federal program that protects women against domestic violence. They have agreed to remove one provision that sparked Republican opposition when the legislation faltered last year. Democrats have ...

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