Oversight and Government Reform

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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 Oversight and Government Reform

Dec 21, 2016 Press Release

Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12), senior member on the House Committee of Oversight and Government Reform, released the following statement today in support of calls for a Congressional investigation in response to the intelligence community’s assessment that Russia interfered with the 2016 U.S. presidential election.

Jul 12, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, on the one-month anniversary of the shooting at Pulse Nightclub, an LGBT establishment in Orlando, FL, House Republicans held a hearing on H.R. 2802: First Amendment Defense Act (FADA). This bill bars the federal government from prohibiting discrimination against LGBT individuals, single mothers and unmarried couples. In response to this hearing, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12), senior member of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, released the following statement:

May 23, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12) requested information today from the Federal Reserve, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency on what steps these agencies are taking in response to the recent cyber attacks involving the SWIFT financial messaging network resulting in the theft of millions of dollars.

May 13, 2016 In The News

The Federal Reserve Bank of New York defended fund-transfer procedures that have come under scrutiny after the theft of tens of millions of dollars from Bangladesh’s account at the New York Fed, in a letter released by a lawmaker Friday.

Thomas Baxter, the head lawyer and executive vice president at the New York Fed, was responding in an April 14 letter to enquiries from Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney (D., N.Y.), who asked the Fed for information about its procedures for recalling transfers that turn out to be fraudulent.

May 13, 2016 Press Release
The Federal Reserve Bank of New York has responded to Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney’s letter, found here, asking for answers on the bank’s actions in the heist of $81 million from the Bangladesh central bank’s account at the New York Fed. Rep. Maloney is the Ranking Member of the House Financial Services Subcommittee on Capital Markets and GSEs, as well as a senior member of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee. A copy of the letter sent to Rep. Maloney by the New York Fed can be found here.
Mar 23, 2016 In The News

A U.S. lawmaker is seeking answers from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York over the theft by cyber criminals of $81 million from the Bangladesh central bank's account at the New York Fed.

Rep. Carolyn Maloney of New York, the senior Democrat on a key subcommittee of the House Financial Services panel, asked the New York Fed in a letter why it blocked 30 of the 35 fraudulent orders to transfer funds out of the account but failed to block the first five orders.

Mar 22, 2016 In The News

U.S. Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney, a New York Democrat, said on Tuesday that she wants a probe of last month's cyber heist from a Bangladesh Central Bank account at the New York Fed.

"We need a thorough investigation to determine how these criminals were able to manipulate the system so that banks and financial institutions can institute standards that will prevent hackers and cyber criminals from siphoning money out of accounts like those held at the New York Fed again," she said in a press statement.

Mar 22, 2016 In The News

New York Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney is calling for an investigation into the theft of nearly $81 million from the Bangladesh central bank account at the New York Federal Reserve, The Post has learned.

Maloney (D-NY) sent a letter on Tuesday to the Federal Reserve’s President William C. Dudley, demanding answers on why his agency blocked 30 to 35 bogus transfer orders, but did not stop the first five orders.

Jan 25, 2016 Press Release

NEW YORK – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) today released the following statement in reaction to the news that a Houston grand jury has indicted David Daleiden and another employee of the Center for Medical Progress:

“A grand jury that was asked to investigate Planned Parenthood found cause to indict the creators of anti-Planned Parenthood propaganda instead. This outcome follows investigations by at least five states that found no wrongdoing on the part of Planned Parenthood.  

Sep 29, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON -- Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) today delivered the following opening statement before a House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing on federal funding for Planned Parenthood.

Thank you Mr. Chairman and welcome Ms. Richards.

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