NEW YORK, NY – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12) spent this past Sunday visiting Ukrainian churches in the Queens and Brooklyn portions of her district. Congresswoman Maloney has sizeable Ukrainian populations in all three boroughs she represents, and many of them attend the Ukrainian churches located in Manhattan’s Lower East Side; Astoria, Queens and in northwest Brooklyn.
Maloney statement on the death of Holocaust rail justice advocate and Holocaust survivor Leo Bretholz
WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) today released the following statement on the passing of Leo Bretholz, a survivor of the Holocaust and tireless advocate for the 76,000 innocent Jews and thousands of other victims who were sent to death camps aboard Société Nationale des Chemins de fer Français (SNCF) trains. Leo was 93.
Ukrainian New Yorkers Meet With Rep. Maloney, Share Concerns, Stories About Loved Ones Living Through Ukraine's Courageous Fight for Freedom and Reform
NEW YORK – As Ukraine’s new government and its courageous people continue pushing for freedom from Russia’s suffocating grip and reform of a corrupt political system that has looted the country’s finances, members of New York’s Ukrainian community met today with Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12) to share their concerns and to talk about their friends and family members who are in Ukraine. The Ukrainian Americans gathered with Congresswoman Maloney at the Ukrainian Congress Committee of America, in the Lower East Side, the heart of New York’s traditional Ukrainian enclave, and shared gripping and heartfelt stories about loved ones who are in Ukraine, some of whom were part of the Kyiv protests that led to the formation of Ukraine’s new government.
WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) today voted to provide $1 billion in loan guarantees to Ukraine aimed at helping insulate vulnerable Ukrainians from the effects of reduced energy subsidies and begin providing economic stability to the country.
WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) today lent her support to Million Women Mentors, a group that helps girls prepare for careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM). Maloney told the coalition of business leaders at a luncheon in the Capitol that encouraging women to lead in these fields can change lives and change the world.
WASHINGTON –Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) today released the following statement on the bipartisan Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act. “I applaud Ranking Member Waters on her successful effort to forge a bipartisan compromise that will protect New Yorkers and families across America from catastrophic flood insurance premium increases, provide relief to housing markets, and put the flood insurance program on a path to long-term solvency.
Markey and Maloney applaud President’s inclusion of $10 million in budget for CDC gun violence research
WASHINGTON – Senator Edward Markey (D-MA) and Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) today applauded the President for heeding their call to include $10 million for gun violence research in the Department of Health and Human Services Fiscal Year 2015 budget request. Maloney and Markey wrote to the President to request the funding in February. The President lifted a 17-year ban on federal gun violence research in 2013.
WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney (NY-12) today released the following statement in opposition to H.R. 3193, the so-called Consumer Financial Freedom and Washington Accountability Act. “H.R. 3193, which could aptly be named the Consumer Financial Deception Act, is a blatant assault on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and on American consumers. This legislation was reported out of committee without the support of a single Democrat, and it was rushed to the floor with little analysis of how it would affect consumers or our economy."
WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) says a new study from the Government Accountability Office is further proof that the Credit Card Accountability Responsibility and Disclosure Act reforms she authored are working. The GAO report released Monday found that credit card companies have significantly curtailed their marketing of credit cards to college students.
NEW YORK – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) today released the following statement on Congressman John Dingell’s decision to retire at the end of his current term. “Over the course of five decades, Congressman John Dingell has led important fights for health care, civil rights, social justice, consumer protections, and so much more. John’s impact on the Congress and country will be appreciated for generations to come and his unyielding commitment to his Michigan constituents and to working people across America has been an inspiration to Democrats and Republicans alike. With his retirement we lose not just a great legislator with unmatched institutional knowledge, but also a good friend and trusted colleague. I wish Congressman Dingell well in his well-deserved and long-earned retirement.”