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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.



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

Jun 20, 2002 Press Release

WASHINGTON: In response to today's Supreme Court decision on the U.S. Census, Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney (NY), former ranking member of the House Census subcommittee released the following statement:

Jun 16, 2002 Press Release

New York City, NY - NYC seniors are paying some of the highest prescription drug prices in the developed world, forcing them to choose between life-altering or even life-saving treatments and necessities such as food or rent, according to a new international study conducted by the offices of Reps. Carolyn Maloney (D - Manhattan & Queens) and Anthony Wiener (D-Queens & Brooklyn). The study, which was prepared in conjunction with the Special Investigations Division of the House Committee on Government Reform, revealed that NYC Seniors pay substantially more for the same medications than seniors in other countries.

Apr 17, 2002 Press Release

Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney (D-NY), the former Ranking Member of the Census Subcommittee released the following statement in response to news reports that the Bush Administration's Census Bureau has already decided it will not even try to correct the 2010 Census:

Dec 12, 2001 Press Release

WASHINGTON: Today, the House of Representatives passed the Help America Vote Act of 2001 to reform the nation's electoral system. In particular, the bill requires states to adopt a uniform system for maintaining the accuracy of voter registration records; a set of uniform standards for what constitutes a vote on different types of voting equipment; and assurances that voters can correct voting errors. Furthermore, the bill authorizes $2.65 billion for Federal election reform, including $400 million to buyout unreliable punch card voting systems and $2.25 billion in Election Fund Payments to help states educate voters, improve equipment, recruit and train poll workers, and improve access for disabled voters. In remarks on the House floor today, Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney (NY) said, "Though this legislation is not exactly everything I would have wanted to see it is a positive step in election reform to ensure that the fiasco of last year's Presidential election is not repeated."

Nov 15, 2001 Press Release

WASHINGTON: Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney (NY) - the former ranking Democrat of the House Census Subcommittee - responded today to a federal court ruling in Oregon that ordered the U.S. Census Bureau to release its statistically corrected count of U.S. residents:

Nov 14, 2001 Press Release
WASHINGTON: Today, election reform legislation to protect overseas voters moved forward as it was included in a highly anticipated, bipartisan election reform bill introduced in the House.
Oct 17, 2001 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - After today's announcement from the Bush administration that it was not correcting the Census, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) released the following statement:

Aug 7, 2001 Press Release
NEW YORK, City Hall: Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (Manhattan, Queens) spoke out today, with New York City Public Advocate Mark Green, Bronx Borough President Fernando Ferrer, and a host of civil rights advocates, calling for federal hearings and an investigation into the Bush administration's refusal to release Census data that could prevent the loss of, at a minimum, $850 million to New York City in federal funding over the next ten years. The group sent this urgent request to Senators in Washington who could investigate the administration's actions immediately.
Jul 27, 2001 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- After learning that the Bush Administration has nominated Lou Kincannon to become the next Director of the Census Bureau, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) released the following statement:
Jul 18, 2001 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Today, the U.S. House of Representatives rejected on a party-line vote an amendment authored by Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) to ask the Census Bureau to release data about the count of America's homeless.