WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) today reintroduced the Give Workplace Gender Violence Victims Their Day in Court Act, to prevent employers from using workers compensation to avoid liability when employer negligence led to the crime and victims of workplace sexual violence sue their employers.
New York, NY - Today, Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney (D-Manhattan, Queens) condemned the decision of the Army Corps of Engineers (ACE) to issue a permit allowing the City to erect a massive marine garbage transfer station (MTS) on the East River waterfront and vowed to keep fighting the proposal. The facility would have a significant impact on Asphalt Green and residents of Yorkville, with hundreds of garbage trucks expected to drive through playing fields and residential buildings on their way to the expanded garbage station in the East River.
WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) called for a ban on large-capacity ammunition magazines used on the kind of assault weapons rifles reported to have been used in the Colorado theater attack.
WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY), issued the following statement in response to the events in Aurora, Colorado:
Maloney releases list of banks that have voluntarily given up proprietary trading, conforming to Volcker rule before it takes effect
WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), senior member of the House Financial Services Committee, today released the response to her request of the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency last month to enumerate which banks regulated by them have begun to unwind their proprietary trading operations.
Washington, DC – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney released the following statement with regard to the recent explosion on a bus in Bulgaria that killed 8 (including the Bulgarian bus driver and the suicide bomber himself) and wounded more than 30 Israelis:
WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY), ranking member of the House Financial Services Committee’s subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit, and principal author of the Credit Cardholders’ Bill of Rights (passed as the “Credit CARD Act”) issued the following statement on the settlement announced today between the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the Office of Comptroller of the Currency, and Capital One:
WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) issued the following statement in response to Con Ed’s contract situation with its union:
WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY), senior member of the House Financial Services Committee and immediate past Chair of the Joint Economic Committee, offered the following statement on today’s June jobs report.
Rep. Maloney Joins House Colleagues In Urging I.C.E. To Prevent Indonesian Christian Regugees From Being Deported Back To A Life Of Persecution In Their Homeland
Washington, DC - Today, Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) joined House colleague Rep. Frank Pallone (D-NJ) and 11 other House Members in writing to Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Director John Morton urging ICE to re-evaluate its current policy toward deporting a number of Indonesian refugees back to their homeland despite credible claims about the religious persecution they suffered in Indonesia because of their Christian faith. Under ICE’s current policy, the Indonesian Christian refugees are to be deported back to a life of oppression, including an inability to obtain work permits, the burning and closing of their churches, and the threat of up to five years of prison time upon arrival.