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May 21, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswomen Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY-12) and Nydia Velázquez (D-NY-07) today requested that House Appropriations Committee Subcommittee on Transportation, and Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Chairman David E.

May 21, 2019 Press Release
Landmark law is saving cardholders $12 billion per year

WASHINGTON, DC – Ahead of tomorrow’s 10 year anniversary of the signing of the 2009 Credit Card Accountability, Responsibility, and Disclosure Act (CARD Act), Congresswoman Carolyn B.

May 20, 2019 Press Release
Following a meeting with Dr. Sima Samar, Chairperson of the Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission, Rep. Maloney expresses concerns to Sec. Pompeo that Afghan women’s rights are at risk

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) today sent a letter to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo requesting that he document how the United States is working to make sure that Afghan women are included in the ongoing peace talks between the US and the Taliban.

May 17, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) on Thursday voted to pass H.R 987, the Strengthening Health Care and Lowering Prescription Drug Costs Act, a major piece of legislation that addresses two top concerns of the American people – lowering prescription drug prices and defending vital protections for people with pre-existing conditions. This bill is a critical component of the For The People agenda. Following passage of the bill, the Congresswoman released the following statement.
May 17, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), member of the LGBT Equality Caucus, voted to pass H.R. 5, the Equality Act, to ensure that all LGBTQ Americans are granted the full protections guaranteed by federal civil rights law. The Equality Act extends anti-discrimination protections to LGBTQ Americans with regard to employment, education, access to credit, jury service, federal funding, housing and public accommodations.
May 17, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Following reports that Google has given more than $150,000 in advertising grants to Obria Group, an organization that runs fake medical clinics with a history of falsely advertising medical services to pregnant women, Congresswomen Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) and Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR) today demanded that Google remove these ads from their platform and cease any funding.
May 14, 2019 Press Release
Group calls for bipartisan support and passage of the Corporate Transparency Act
WASHINGTON, DC – Representatives Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) and Peter King (R-NY), lead sponsors of the Corporate Transparency Act, today joined with the FACT Coalition and the Bank Policy Institute to highlight the need to crack down on anonymous shell companies. Reps. Maloney has been introducing a form of the bill for the last 5 congresses. The bill will be considered by the House Financial Services Committee at the next full committee markup.
May 10, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), chair of the House Census Caucus; Congressman Wm. Lacy Clay, former chair of the Oversight Subcommittee on Information Policy, Census, and National Archives; and Congressman Frank Pallone (D-NJ), chair of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce; on Thursday sent a letter to Postmaster General Megan Brennan requesting that she consider an investigation into a reported mail piece from the Republican National Committee appearing to be from the US Census Bureau.
May 9, 2019 Press Release
House Passes Bill to Reverse Trump Rule that Allows Insurance Companies to Deny Coverage to People with Pre-Existing Conditions
WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), today voted to pass H.R. 986, the Protecting Americans with Pre-Existing Conditions Act, to block the Trump Administration’s dangerous October 2018 guidance that gives states the ability to weaken the Affordable Care Act’s critical protections for Americans with pre-existing conditions. The Congresswoman issued the following statement after the vote.
May 9, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswomen Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) and Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR) today reintroduced the Stop Deceptive Advertising for Women’s Healthcare Services Act to crack down on false advertising related to family planning and reproductive health services. This bill directs the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to prohibit reproductive healthcare service providers, including fake women’s health centers, from using deceptive advertising to imply that they provide abortion services when they do not, or that they do not provide abortion services when they do.

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Apr 30, 2019 In The News

For the first time in 36 years, the debate about the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) returned to Congress.

Apr 30, 2019 In The News

Clad in suffragette white, actress Patricia Arquette delivered a passionate plea for the Equal Rights Amendment at a historic hearing before the House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday.

Apr 30, 2019 In The News

Today the Judiciary Committee’s Subcommittee on the Constitution will hold a hearing on the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA), the first hearing on the ERA in more than 35 years. There is a whole new generation of young women and men who have no recollection of the ERA, who are learning for the first time that women do not have constitutional equality. They are outraged.

Apr 24, 2019 In The News

The House Judiciary Committee will hold a hearing on the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) next week—the first in over three decades.

Apr 23, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON — New York state’s top lawyers were at the center of the U.S. Supreme Court's consideration Tuesday of the Trump administration's decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 Census — a move seen by Democrats as an effort to weaken the party’s base in states with large immigrant populations.

Apr 15, 2019 In The News

This time, Congress actually may be answering the call of ailing 9/11 responders and others who are still getting sick and dying 18 years after hijackers perpetrated the worst terrorist attacks in U.S. history.

Apr 10, 2019 In The News

One by one, the leaders of seven of the country’s largest banks told skeptical House Democrats Wednesday that a decade after the global financial crisis, the industry is financially healthier and less risky.

Apr 9, 2019 In The News

Stephen Moore, the economic commentator whom President Donald Trump plans to nominate to the Federal Reserve Board, lacks the expertise and political independence needed to help set interest rates for the U.S. economy, a top Congressional Democrat said on Tuesday.

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