WASHINGTON – Reps. Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) and John Carter (R-TX) have introduced the Human Trafficking Reporting Act to fight human trafficking. U.S. Senators John Cornyn (R-TX) and Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) introduced its companion in the Senate.
--Two Maloney bills, the SAFER Act, to increase rape kit testing, and Campus SaVE Act, to reduce on-campus sexual violence, are included in VAWA--
WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) has reintroduced the Campus Sexual Violence Elimination (SaVE) Act, H.R.812, that requires institutions of higher education to develop and communicate their policies on dating violence, sexual assault, stalking, and domestic violence and increases reporting requirements of these incidents. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) introduced the bill in the Senate (S. 128).
Rep. Carolyn Maloney, Weill Cornell Medical Center, & Government Leaders Decry Impact of Federal Budget Sequestration on Medical Research
NEW YORK, NY – At a press conference at Weill Cornell Medical College today, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney joined Weill Cornell Dean Dr. Laurie Glimcher, State Senator Liz Krueger, Assembly Member Micah Kellner, City Council Member Jessica Lappin, and Weill Cornell researchers, students and patients to decry the harmful impact of federal budget sequestration on medical research (see photo, attached; caption below). The legislators urged Congress to act before Friday, March 1, the deadline to trigger sequestration, which will impose $85 billion in automatic spending cuts on the federal budget, with a disproportionate share of the cuts being inflicted on federal funding for medical research supported by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and other federal agencies.
Rep. Maloney Hosts Forum & Career Fair Promoting Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Careers for NYC Students
New York, NY – Today, Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney (D-Manhattan, Queens & Brooklyn) hosted a forum and career fair that promoted women in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (or “STEM”) careers. The two-part event was held at the CUNY Graduate Center and was attended by about 400 high school and college-aged students.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-Manhattan, Queens, Brooklyn) issued the following statement today on last night’s State of the Union address by President Barack Obama, the 22nd she has attended as a Member of Congress.
Reps. Maloney, Pallone, Gutierrez and Sen. Lautenberg reintroduce bill for Indonesian refugees seeking asylum
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, U.S. Senator Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ) and Representatives Carolyn Maloney (D-NY), Frank Pallone (D-NJ), and Luis Gutierrez (D-IL) reintroduced legislation in both the Senate and House to allow certain Indonesian refugees to reopen claims for asylum. Many Indonesian Christians who fled their native country to avoid religious persecution are now faced with deportation after years of living, working, and paying taxes in the U.S. The legislation introduced today would provide a legal avenue for these individuals to reapply for asylum in the U.S.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today in response to a question posed by Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) at a hearing of the Financial Services Committee, Federal Housing Administration (FHA) Commissioner Carol Galante announced that the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) will streamline the approval of FHA loan applications of multifamily apartment owners in New York and New Jersey.
WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-12-NY), today called on GOP House leadership to pass the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) approved by the Senate yesterday. “It’s inexplicable to me that the House Republican Leadership blocked even a vote on VAWA renewal in the last Congress,” Maloney said. “In this new Congress they must schedule its consideration and allow members to vote their conscience on whether our sisters, daughters, nieces and mothers should have the extra protections afforded by VAWA since its original passage in 1994.”
After Senate Passage Today, Rep. Maloney Urges Quick House Reauthorization of Bipartisan Violence Against Women Act
D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) urged House GOP leadership to bring to a vote the bipartisan Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) Reauthorization. With bipartisan support earlier today, the Senate passed S. 47, a strong VAWA Reauthorization measure, on a 78-22 vote.