I write to you today with a heavy heart following the hateful acts of the past week, culminating in the brutal murder of two African Americans at a Kroger grocery store in Kentucky and 11 Jewish worshippers at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh.
Today, Representatives Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY-12), Jerrold Nadler (D-NY-10), and Peter King (R-NY-2), Senators Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) and Cory Gardner (R-CO) and Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer (D-NY) released the following joint statement announcing that the House (H.R. 7062) and Senate (S.
"My heart breaks for the Tree of Life Synagogue community in Pittsburgh today and for the Jewish community nationwide. No one should ever need to worry about their safety in their place of worship. Hate and anti-Semitism must never be tolerated in this country. Today's shooting is absolutely horrific. May the memories of all those lost be a blessing.
“Jamal Khashoggi knew that without freedom of expression and freedom of the press, the world, and especially Saudi Arabia, could not and would not move toward more free societies. For this, and for speaking truth to power, he was viciously murdered.
NEW YORK, NY – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12), author of the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act and its reauthorization, will address 9/11 survivors, first responders, and victims’ families tonight at a 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund (VCF) Workshop at the Icahn School of Medicine.
New York, NY – Following reports of alleged assaults by the hate group known as the “Proud Boys” on the Upper East Side of Manhattan, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12) released the following statement:
Bipartisan Legislation Would Ensure that 9/11 First Responders & Survivors Who Become Sick with Certified 9/11 Illnesses in the Future would be Covered by VCF Program
“Anyone in this country who is a working a full-time job should be able to support themselves and their family – period. In response to sustained public pressure, as well as economic forces, Amazon recently increased its minimum wage to $15. It’s long past time for the federal government to do the same.
Following the vote to confirm Judge Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY-12) released the following statement.
NEW YORK, NY – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY-12), author of the Breast Cancer Awareness Commemorative Coin Act, today praised the U.S. Mint for their new Breast Cancer Awareness 2018 Coin and Stamp Set unveiled at the beginning of October, National Breast Cancer Awareness Month.