On 20th Anniversary of Family & Medical Leave Act, Reps. Maloney, Connolly & Norton Push Paid Parental Leave for Federal Employees
WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Reps. Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), Gerald Connolly (D-VA), and Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today introduced the “Federal Employees Paid Parental Leave Act” (FEPPLA), which would provide all federal employees with four weeks of paid parental leave upon the birth or adoption of a child.
New York, NY – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-Manhattan, Queens, Brooklyn) issued the following statement today on the passing of Edward I. Koch, former New York City Mayor, Congressman, and New York City Council Member.
As First 9/11 Health Award Letters Go Out, Reps. Maloney & Nadler, September 11 Victim Compensation Fund Host Public Forum for Applicants
New York, NY – Today U.S. Representatives Carolyn B. Maloney (D-Manhattan, Queens, Brooklyn) and Jerrold Nadler (D-Manhattan, Brooklyn), chief House sponsors of the James Zadroga 9/11 Health & Compensation Act, joined Sheila Birnbaum, Special Master of the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund (VCF), to co-host a VCF public forum at Baruch College in Manhattan for persons interested in learning how to apply for health care coverage and financial compensation for adverse health consequences experienced as a result of exposure to toxins at Ground Zero after the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. The first award decisions were mailed out by the VCF yesterday.
Reps. Maloney, Nadler & King applaud first claims awarded by the 9/11 Victim Health and Compensation Fund
WASHINGTON, DC – Reps. Carolyn Maloney (D-12-NY), Jerrold Nadler (D-10-NY) and Peter King (R-3-NY) today hailed the first set of award letters issued by the September 11 Victim Compensation Fund (VCF) under the authority of the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act:
WASHINGTON, DC – After final Senate passage today of the Sandy aid bill, Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-12-NY), issued the following statement:
NEW YORK, NY – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney stood outside the Armed Services Recruiting Station in Times Square today to salute Department of Defense Secretary Leon Panetta for lifting the ban on women serving in military combat roles. Rep. Maloney was joined by Lt. Commander Beth Kleiman of the U.S. Navy Reserves and Rebekah Havrilla of the Service Women’s Action Network, both of whom hailed the decision as a step forward for equality and as an opening of opportunities for women service members.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-12-NY) welcomed President Obama’s re-nomination of Richard Cordray to lead the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) and issued the following statement: “Richard Cordray has done a superb job as Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and I'm delighted that the President has formally re-nominated him. He has been a strong leader-- establishing the Bureau's infrastructure and executing the Bureau's mission of working for a level playing field between consumers and financial institutions. The body of work under his leadership, from reigning in irresponsible mortgage lending to implementing my Credit Card Act, has gained praise from consumers and the financial industry. Rich has proven to be fair and open with all stakeholders as the Bureau conducts its work. I hope the Senate moves quickly to confirm him.”
WASHINGTON, DC –Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-12-NY) welcomed President Obama’s nomination today of Mary Jo White to head the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) with the following statement:
WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-12-NY) joined House Democratic Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and Gwen Moore (D-WI), Co-chair of the Congressional Women’s Caucus in reintroducing the renewal of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) today. In announcing her co-sponsorship, Maloney issued the following statement:
Washington, DC – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-Manhattan, Queens & Brooklyn) released the following statement today on the 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision that enshrined in law a woman’s right to choose.