News Closeup: The ‘pink tax,’ pay inequality and other issues before Congress


By Marvin Scott and Roie Opperman

NEW YORK — Gender pay inequality is a substantiated problem in the workplace and a new government study has found large, gender-based cost discrepancies in the market place as well. It’s known as the “pink tax” and Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney (D-12th District) is at the forefront of the efforts to get rid of it.

In this edition of News Closeup, hear from the Manhattan Congresswoman on this issue and many others on her agenda as she seeks her 14th term in Congress.