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Since coming to Congress in 1992, Carolyn Maloney has served on the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, the main investigative committee in the U.S. House of Representatives. This committee has jurisdiction to investigate any federal program and any matter with federal policy implications. Congresswoman Maloney also sits on the Government Operations subcommittee and previously served on the National Security Subcommittee and as the ranking member of the Subcommittee on the Census.

Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney supports strong oversight and management of federal programs and taxpayer dollars. She has continuously fought to curtail gun trafficking, support the mission of the Census Bureau, reform the system that allowed private companies to underpay for oil extracted on federal lands, prevent further erosion of reproductive choice for women in America, and ensure the postal service remains solvent and continues its presence in our communities.

Legislation

Legislation

01/26/15 - H.R.532, Federal Employees Paid Parental Leave Act [114th Congress]

01/14/15 - H.Res. 32, Expressing the sense of the House of representatives that the Citizens' Stamp Advisory Committee, as an entitiy of the United States Postal Service, should issue a commerative Stamp in honor of the holiday of Diwali. [114th Congress]

06/06/13 - H.R.2291, To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 450 Lexington Avenue in New York, New York, as the "Vincent R. Sombrotto Post Office" [Signed into law 08/08/14. 113th Congress]

05/9/13 - H.R.1942, Construction Quality Assurance Act [113th Congress]

02/5/13 - H.R.517, Federal Employees Paid Parental Leave Act [113th Congress]

01/25/13 - H.Res. 47, Expressing the sense of the House of representatives that the Citizens' Stamp Advisory Committee, as an entitiy of the United States Postal Service, should issue a commerative Stamp in honor of the holiday of Diwali. [113th Congress]

More on Committee on Oversight and Reform

Feb 27, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), Chair of the Committee on Oversight and Reform, voted to pass H.R. 1319, The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021. Funding and assistance from this bill is expected to deliver more than $70 billion to New York State, its communities, and its families.

Feb 20, 2021 Newsletter

Dear friend, 

  

Yesterday, during the Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis’s briefing on ensuring vaccine equity, I highlighted the great need that New York and other states have for an increased coronavirus vaccine supply, especially given that this shortage has disproportionately affected minority, rural, and low-income communities. 

  

Feb 20, 2021 Press Release

NEW YORK, NY - Today, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12) joined with local elected officials to applaud the $70+ billion in COVID relief expected for New York State, its communities, and families as part of President Biden’s American Rescue Plan. 

Feb 19, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – At today’s Oversight and Reform Subcommittee on National Security hearing entitled, “A Pathway for Peace in Afghanistan: Examining the Findings and Recommendations of the Afghanistan Study Group,” Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), Chair of the Committee on Oversight and Reform and lead House sponsor of the Equal Rights Amendment, emphasized the need for the United States to continue to support Afghan women and girls in the Afghanistan peace negotiations.

Feb 19, 2021 In The News

Louis DeJoy became a household name last year when he, as Postmaster General, faced criticism over delays in U.S. mail, especially around the time when mail-in ballots would prove critical in the presidential election.

Feb 17, 2021 In The News

The Democratic congresswomen of the House Oversight Committee are putting pressure on the Food and Drug Administration to lift the in-person dispensing requirement for mifepristone—a prescription medication that’s used to safely end early pregnancies in the United States.

Feb 17, 2021 In The News

When Tony Chicotel walks his dog around downtown Berkeley, he passes a nursing home and an assisted living facility. The nursing home, in the middle of a pandemic that has claimed the lives of more than 163,000 long-term care residents and staff, is like a miracle: It suffered only a few, isolated cases of COVID-19, and no one has died. 

Feb 12, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), the Chairwoman of the Committee on Oversight and Reform, announced that the Committee adopted a momentous package of $350 billion in critical assistance to help communities across the country battle the coronavirus. This package is part of House Democrats’ larger coronavirus relief package modeled on President Biden’s American Rescue Plan.

 

Feb 12, 2021 In The News

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden met with a bipartisan group of governors and mayors at the White House on Friday as part of his push to give financial relief from the coronavirus pandemic to state and local governments — a clear source of division with Republican lawmakers who view the spending as wasteful.

As part of a $1.9 trillion coronavirus package, Biden wants to send $350 billion to state and local governments and tribal governments. While Republicans in Congress have largely objected to this initiative, Biden’s push has some GOP support among governors and mayors.

Feb 9, 2021 In The News

A group of House Democrats pressed the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Tuesday to lift “medically unnecessary” restriction on the abortion pill that have been in place for several years.

Under the FDA rule, mifepristone, which is used to end early pregnancies and treat early pregnancy loss, can only be dispensed in person, a requirement that has received renewed criticism during the COVID-19 pandemic.