More on Women's Issues
WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) issued the following statement on the FDA’s decision to allow emergency contraception without a prescription to all women over the age of 15:
WASHINGTON, DC – Reps. Carolyn B. Maloney [NY-12], Henry Waxman [CA-33] and 35 other House Democrats sent a letter to Attorney General Eric Holder asking him to not appeal the Federal Court’s decision in Tummino v. Hamburg which overturned a directive from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to require a prescription for those under 16 years old seeking “Plan B” contraception, popularly known as “the morning-after pill.”
WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY12) issued the following statement on today’s marking of Equal Pay Day, the day when women’s wages finally catch up to what men were paid in the previous year:
New York, NY – In the wake of today’s federal court decision on Plan B contraceptives, New York Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney issued the following statement:
New York, NY – After learning of the death of Margaret Thatcher, the only woman to serve as Prime Minister of Great Britain, Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney (NY-12) issued the following statement:
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) attended the Presidential signing ceremony today of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA). The bill, long delayed by conservatives in both houses of Congress, finally passed late last month by overwhelming margins. After the ceremony, she issued the following statement:
WASHINGTON – Reps. Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) and John Carter (R-TX) have introduced the Human Trafficking Reporting Act to fight human trafficking. U.S. Senators John Cornyn (R-TX) and Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) introduced its companion in the Senate.
--Two Maloney bills, the SAFER Act, to increase rape kit testing, and Campus SaVE Act, to reduce on-campus sexual violence, are included in VAWA--
WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) has reintroduced the Campus Sexual Violence Elimination (SaVE) Act, H.R.812, that requires institutions of higher education to develop and communicate their policies on dating violence, sexual assault, stalking, and domestic violence and increases reporting requirements of these incidents. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) introduced the bill in the Senate (S. 128).
WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-12-NY), today called on GOP House leadership to pass the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) approved by the Senate yesterday. “It’s inexplicable to me that the House Republican Leadership blocked even a vote on VAWA renewal in the last Congress,” Maloney said. “In this new Congress they must schedule its consideration and allow members to vote their conscience on whether our sisters, daughters, nieces and mothers should have the extra protections afforded by VAWA since its original passage in 1994.”