After President Donald Trump issued an executive order appointing White House Chief Strategist and Senior Counselor Steve Bannon to the National Security Council’s Principals Committee while removing the director of national intelligence and chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff of their seats on the same committee, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12) released the following statement:
NEW YORK, NY – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12), senior member of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, called on the Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz and Ranking Member Elijah Cummings to launch an investigation into how the executive order banning and restricting immigration signed on Friday came to fruition.
New York, NY -- On the eighth anniversary of the signing of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2009, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12), a leading advocate for equal pay for equal work and chief sponsor of the Equal Rights Amendment in the House, released the following statement:
NEW YORK, NY – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12) today met with seniors and Upper East Siders for Change at Lenox Hill Neighborhood House Senior Center, to warn about how repeal of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) will raise drug costs while cutting healthcare for this demographic.
In response to reports that the Trump Administration is considering cutting funding for the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12), released the following statement.
New York—Today, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney announced that the Trump Administration plans to include Phases 2 and 3 of the Second Avenue Subway in its list of infrastructure building priorities. An unconfirmed leaked copy of the list estimates that $14.2 billion could be allocated for the project.
Today’s executive orders on refugees, sanctuary cities and a border wall do not reflect our country’s values. The United States is a nation of immigrants and we derive our strength from our amazingly diverse population. That is why I strongly supported President Obama’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals executive action to keep families together.
WASHINGTON, DC – In response to last week’s confirmation for Education Secretary-designate Betsy DeVos, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12), sponsor of the Campus SaVE Act, released the following statement: