Long Island City, Queens – Filled with holiday spirit and goodwill, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12) today paid a visit to local kids in her district who attend the Hour Children afterschool program in Long Island City. As she was spreading holiday cheer, Congresswoman Maloney also distributed gifts to the children.
WASHINGTON, DC — Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12) today criticized a Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) proposal that could result in reduced access to mortgages for middle-class families. Maloney, the top Democrat on the House Financial Services Subcommittee on Capital Markets and Government Sponsored Enterprises, says that reductions in conforming loan limits being considered by FHFA would cut thousands of families out of the housing market by forcing them to seek private mortgages, which typically require credit scores above 760 and average down payments of nearly 34 percent.
New York, NY – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney today issued the following statement reflecting on the one-year anniversary of the Newtown shootings.
"A year ago today America was horrified by the tragedy in Newtown. The incomprehensible loss of 26 innocent lives, 20 of whom were just children, was a heart wrenching tragedy for our nation. Today we remember those who were lost, console those who still grieve, and recommit to eliminating the pervasive violence in our society.
Washington – Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney (NY-12) today released the following statement after voting in support of the budget compromise.
“I do not support every element of today’s bipartisan budget deal, but I believe it is a necessary step to finally break through the partisan gridlock that has eliminated the potential for progress on the crucial issues facing the American people.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Our nation’s capitol is lacking a museum that provides a comprehensive history of women’s contributions to the United States, but a bipartisan effort is underway to change that. The legislation Congresswomen Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) and Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) drafted (H.R. 863) to establish a commission on the best way to build a museum dedicated to women’s history received a hearing today before a key House panel.