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

Sep 23, 1999 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- "I want to commend both Senator Durbin, Senator Feingold, and especially Senator Boxer for their hard work to defeat this special interest legislation in the Senate. I am outraged that their opponents in the US Senate continue to defend this inexcusable special interest rider. Their opponents are obviously more interested in protecting the greasy hands of big-oil special interests, than in giving America's schoolchildren the money they are entitled to."

Sep 23, 1999 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Rep. Carolyn Maloney released the following statement upon the release of GAO's review of the Census Bureau's budget request:
Sep 14, 1999 Press Release
Mr. Chairman, I rise in strong opposition to the Sweeney Amendment.
Sep 13, 1999 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- "Today's defeat in the Senate of the oil royalties rider proves once again that whenever we debate these issues out in the open, the tax payers always win. Whenever big-money, big-oil companies are able to do their dealings in backrooms, the tax payers always lose.

Sep 13, 1999 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - "I am confident that tomorrow Congress will rise from its own ashes of big-money influence and do the one thing Americans have been asking us to do for decades: pass campaign finance reform.

Sep 8, 1999 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) issued the below statement following the Senate's adoption of the Hutchison Amendment to the Interior Appropriations Bill.
Sep 2, 1999 Press Release
New York -- Yesterday, the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced that it had reached an unprecedented agreement with The Coulston Foundation (TCF), a New Mexico-based research laboratory, which will force TCF to give up 300 of the research chimpanzees under its care. The agreement settles an ongoing investigation by USDA into the deaths of several chimpanzees under Coulston's care.
Aug 2, 1999 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) was joined today by Rep. George Gekas (R-PA), other Members of Congress and representatives from the construction industry, in urging support for H.R. 1219, the Construction Industry Payment Protection Act of 1999.

Jul 27, 1999 Press Release
"I am pleased that the Senate has apparently decided to put the interests of American taxpayers, schoolchildren, and the environment ahead of big oil companies' profits. This action today proves what I have argued all along: that while big oil companies will try every tactic imaginable to avoid paying the royalties the owe, their slick backroom deals won't stand up to the light of day. It is clear that these companies couldn't face the public outrage that their slick deal had generated and had no choice but to give in."
Jul 22, 1999 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, during the House subcommittee markup of the Commerce-Justice-State spending bill, the Republican leadership will reportedly own up to the crisis that they created and declare a budget emergency to fully fund the 2000 Census.

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