Washington, D.C. –Congressman Scott Rigell (R-VA), Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) and Congresswoman Marcia L. Fudge (D-OH) introduced H.R. 5165, the Advancing Girls in STEM Act. This important bipartisan legislation would increase exposure and awareness of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) fields for elementary and middle school girls. Currently, 74 percent of all workers in STEM fields are male. Through a competitive grant program, this bill will encourage young girls to pursue an advanced education and career in STEM fields, while helping to address our nation’s STEM workforce inequities.
Maloney, New York small businesses: local jobs will be lost if Congress lets Export Import Bank charter expire
NEW YORK — The Export Import Bank helps businesses large and small finance the export of American made goods abroad, but the bank’s charter is set to expire at the end of September, fueling concern from New York’s business community and Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12) that local jobs could be lost if it the charter is not extended.
WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12) today released the following statement on the labor agreement between the Metropolitan Transportation Authority and Long Island Rail Road Unions. “I applaud the MTA and LIRR unions for working together to arrive at a final deal that settles a four-year-old contract dispute. When the congressional delegation met with MTA leaders last week, the message we sent was simple: go back to the bargaining table and do what is necessary to avoid a strike. With the support and urging of Governor Cuomo, that is what has occurred.
WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), Ranking Member of the House Financial Services Subcommittee on Capital Markets and GSEs, today released the following statement applauding the Senate’s passage of a bipartisan bill to extend the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act. Maloney is the lead Democratic co-sponsor of the TRIA Reauthorization Act of 2013 (H.R. 508) to extend the Terrorism Risk Insurance Program for five years, through December 31, 2019.
WASHINGTON – The Ukrainian Congress Committee of America (UCCA) this week presented Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) with the Ukraine Democracy Award for her efforts in promoting a strong U.S. policy in support of Ukrainian independence during the seven-month-long crisis in Crimea.