WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) plans to introduce the House version of the Campus Accountability and Safety Act unveiled earlier today by a bipartisan coalition of eight United States Senators. Last year, Maloney led the fight to pass the Campus SaVE Act as part of the Violence Against Women Act. The Congresswoman will spend August working to secure bipartisan cosponsors for the measure.
WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12) today released the following statement applauding $1.1 billion in Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Public Assistance funding for Sandy repair work and mitigation projects at New York University’s (NYU) Medical Center. Maloney fought to secure the funding in a supplemental aid package approved by Congress in 2013.
Key House panel approves Pittenger-Maloney bill to study outdated Fed rule that limits consumer bank account transfers
WASHINGTON -- The House Financial Services Committee today approved a bill (H.R. 3240) introduced by Congressman Robert Pittenger (R-NC) and Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) to initiate a GAO study on an outdated banking regulation, which has forced banks to limit consumers to six automatic withdrawals from their savings account per month. The Regulation D Study Act, which passed by voice vote, would study how the regulation affects consumers and what alternatives could be implemented in its place.
WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12) today released the following statement on the retirement of Metropolitan Museum of Art President Emily Rafferty. “Emily Rafferty has been an extraordinary leader of the Metropolitan Museum, the first home-grown President and the first woman. During her tenure, the number of visitors has continued to grow, new wings have opened and blockbuster shows have given us a greater understanding of major artists. After nearly four decades at the Museum, she has truly left her mark. We will miss her steady leadership and deep understanding of the Museum, the City and the art world.”
WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) today applauded the Surgeon General’s call to action on skin cancer. Last year, Maloney established the bipartisan Congressional Skin Cancer Caucus. Maloney also succeeded in passing legislation in 2007 which led to the Food and Drug Administration’s recent decision to reclassify UV tanning lamps as Class II medical devices, necessitating warning labels indicating the products should not be used by those under 18 years old. Earlier this year, Maloney called for the FDA to ban tanning bed use by minors. She released the following statement: