WASHINGTON – Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12) today hosted New York City Deputy Mayor of Housing and Economic Development Alicia Glen to discuss New York City’s housing policy with the entire New York City Congressional Delegation. Glen presented the Mayor’s recently released report entitled “Housing New York: A Five-Borough, Ten-Year Plan.” Maloney is Ranking Member of the House Financial Services Subcommittee on Capital Markets and Government Sponsored Enterprises (GSE), which has jurisdiction over Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. Congresswoman Nydia Velázquez (NY-7) cohosted the meeting.
WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) this week introduced the Business Supply Chain Transparency on Trafficking and Slavery Act of 2014 (H.R. 4842). The bill requires companies with over $100 million in global gross receipts to publicly disclose any measures to prevent human trafficking, slavery and child labor in their supply chains as part of their annual reports to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) today introduced new legislation to establish a competitive grant program administered by the National Science Foundation that would encourage more women and minorities to enter the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM).
WASHINGTON -- Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12) today released the following statement applauding President Obama’s executive order, which allows an additional 318,874 New Yorkers to cap their federal student loan repayments at 10 percent of their income.
“The President’s expansion of pay-as-you-earn for more graduates will help over 318,000 New Yorkers afford their loan payments each month. This executive order extends a new lifeline to New Yorkers, who acquired debt before October 2007. Many of these students are drowning in student loan debt and have no refinancing options. I’m pleased that these students will be able to access the same manageable loan repayment options available for more recent graduates.”
WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12) is a member of a Congressional Delegation headed for Normandy to honor the sacrifices made by American troops during the D-Day Invasion 70 years ago. On Friday, June 6, the delegation will take part in observances of the anniversary at Omaha Beach and Sword Beach, in which U.S. President Barack Obama and French President Francois Hollande will participate.
WASHINGTON — Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney today reintroduced legislation that would sharply curtail the ability of Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, and other government-sponsored enterprises (GSEs) to invest in future transactions that reduce the availability of affordable housing both in New York and nationwide. The bill introduction follows the formation of a Coalition against Predatory Equity in Housing (CAPE) announced earlier this week by New York City Council Members and Coalition Chairs Dan Garodnick, Jumaane Williams, Mark Levine and Ritchie Torres. Maloney and other elected officials are members of the coalition and announced its creation at a press conference this week (photo).
Last night, the House approved a bill that could finally make a national women’s history museum a reality. It's a pretty big deal. You might not realize that, because you might not know how long the fight for such a structure has been going on (more than a decade) or how many roadblocks it has hit along the way. Regardless, H.R.