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.
WASHINGTON - Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) issued the following statement after President Obama's second inaugural today: The President’s speech was magnificent. It was a clarion call for greater equality and greater opportunity for all. It challenged political leaders of every stripe to live up to the greatest ideals of our founding documents, our founding fathers and our founding principles. Equality for “all” must mean just that. All.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Representatives Carolyn Maloney (D-NY), Edward Markey (D-Mass.), and 31 cosponsors introduced legislation that would lift the current prohibitions on the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and National Institutes of Health (NIH) from conducting research into firearms safety and gun violence. The bill expands and codifies an executive order announced today by President Barack Obama as part of his comprehensive package of gun control actions.
WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-12-NY) hailed final passage today of the balance of an aid package to those areas affected by Superstorm Sandy last October.
Rep. Carolyn Maloney, Government, Business & Veterans’ Leaders Hail House Passage of Federal Aid Package to Help NYC Region Recover from Superstorm Sandy
NEW YORK, NY - Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-Manhattan, Queens & Brooklyn) today joined with other New York City elected officials and civic leaders to hail last night’s final passage by the U.S. House of Representatives of a package of legislative measures delivering federal disaster aid to those areas of the New York metropolitan region devastated by the cataclysmic Superstorm Sandy last October. The leaders spoke at a news conference she convened outside the Manhattan Veterans Administration Hospital on East 23rd Street, which will benefit from more than $228 million in federal funding to help it recover from Sandy that will help the facility renovate and repair key departments and systems, replace damaged or destroyed medical equipment and building systems, and repair or replace damaged IT equipment damaged during the superstorm.
WASHINGTON, DC – Reps. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) and Gus Bilirakis (R-Fla.), co-chairs of the Congressional Caucus on Hellenic Issues, released the following statements today after reports of The Council of Foundations’ agreement to return 190 hectares of forestland to the Greek Orthodox Halki Seminary in İstanbul.
Reps. Maloney, Schakowsky introduce bill to ratify U.N. agreement to outlaw discrimination against women
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Reps. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) and Jan Schakowsky (D-IL) and 31 cosponsors calling for the Senate to ratify the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW).
WASHINGTON, DC – Today Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-12-NY) spoke out in support of passage of the flood relief portion of Sandy Disaster Aid that was passed by the Senate in the last Congress and died in the House earlier this week.
WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-12-NY), House Ranking Member of the Joint Economic Committee in the new 113th Congress sworn in yesterday, issued the following statement on the news released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics that the economy created 155,000 private sector jobs in December:
WASHINGTON, DC U.S. Representative Carolyn B. Maloney (D Manhattan & Queens) today released a statement applauding the diversity in the ranks of the 113th Congress that was officially sworn in this week. “I am thrilled to serve in the most diverse party caucus in the most diverse Congress in history. I am particularly excited that so many women are joining our ranks,” said Representative Maloney (see photograph, below*). Representative Maloney is a former Co-Chair of the Congressional Caucus on Women’s Issues and the chief House sponsor of the Equal Rights Amendment that would enshrine the principle of equality between the sexes in the U.S. Constitution.