Press Releases

Apr 20, 2015 Press Release
Bill seeks to overturn DC law banning firings or other employment decisions based on family-planning choices

WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) is sounding the alarm on a new bill to overturn a Washington, DC law, which bans employers from firing their employees for their reproductive health decisions. On Tuesday, the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee will mark-up the bill.

Apr 15, 2015 Press Release
WASHINGTON – One year, and one day ago, nearly 300 Chibok schoolgirls were kidnapped by the terrorist group Boko Haram in Nigeria. Their only crime: they were trying to get an education. Today, two of the girls who managed to escape joined with Representatives Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12), Frederica S. Wilson (FL-24), Sheila Jackson Lee (TX-18), Barbara Lee (CA-13), Karen Bass (CA-13) and Lois Frankel (FL-22) and supporters at the United States Capitol to call for a coordinated international effort to return those still held captive to their homes.
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Apr 14, 2015 Press Release
Health and Compensation Programs Passed Into Law After Almost Decade Long Fight Set to Expire This Year – Participants in 9/11 Health Program Living in All 50 States and 429 of 435 Congressional Districts

Washington, D.C. – After nearly a decade long fight to stand by our first responders who answered the call of duty on September 11th, Congress finally fulfilled its moral obligation in late 2010 and provided our 9/11 heroes with the health care and financial compensation they deserved by passing the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act.

Apr 13, 2015 Press Release
Announce Empire State Building will be lit in purple and red to commemorate kidnapping’s 1-year mark

NEW YORK— The Empire State Building will be lit in red and purple tomorrow night as part of the effort bring attention to the 219 missing Nigerian girls who were kidnapped by Boko Haram terrorists a year ago on April 14, 2014, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) announced today.

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Apr 8, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) today urged the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to move forward with a proposal to ban the use of tanning beds by minors. Maloney first called for the restriction in a letter to FDA in June 2014.

Apr 2, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) has reintroduced legislation to study the health effects of feminine hygiene products. The  Robin Danielson Feminine Hygiene Product Safety Act (H.R.

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Mar 26, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) today voted to support a bipartisan deal that will preserve and extend the Children’s Health Insurance Program and permanently fix the Medicare physician payment system so that doctors can continue providing care to senior citizens. The Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (H.R.

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Mar 25, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), a co-chair of the bipartisan Congressional Hellenic Caucus today released the following statement applauding President Obama’s nomination of Kathleen Ann Doherty for Ambassador to the Republic of Cyprus.

Mar 25, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) today joined Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) in reintroducing the Paycheck Fairness Act, legislation which would help close the wage gap between women and men working the same jobs. On average, women make just 78 cents for every dollar made by a man.

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Mar 25, 2015 Press Release

New York—Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12) today released the following statement on the East Side Coastal Resiliency Project after the completion of the first round of community engagement sessions hosted by the City to get residents’ input on the project

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