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Aug 18, 2019 Press Release

Following her participation in the annual India Day Parade, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12) released the following statement:

 

Aug 1, 2019 Press Release
NEW YORK, NY – Today, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney joined with NYC colleagues Representatives Grace Meng, Adriano Espaillat, Jerry Nadler, Greg Meeks, Nydia Velázquez, Max Rose, José E. Serrano, Yvette Clarke, Hakeem Jeffries, and Eliot Engel to issue the following joint statement regarding Eulen America’s treatment of its workers at John F. Kennedy Airport. Eulen is a private contractor at the airport whose employees work for American Airlines as baggage handlers, cabin cleaners, and wheelchair attendants.
Jul 30, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) and Congressman Gus Bilirakis (R-FL) reintroduced the Medicare Demonstration of Coverage for Low Vision Devices Act. This legislation would help Medicare beneficiaries live safe and independent lives by creating a five-year national demonstration project administered by the Department of Health and Human Services to evaluate the economic impact of allowing reimbursement for low vision devices under the Social Security Act, which are currently excluded from Medicare coverage.
Jul 26, 2019 Press Release
NEW YORK, NY – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), lead sponsor of the Never Forget the Heroes: James Zadroga, Ray Pfeifer, and Luis Alvarez Permanent Authorization of the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund Act, today sent Mayor de Blasio a formal request that he host a Canyon of Heroes parade to honor 9/11 responders and survivors.
Jul 26, 2019 Press Release
House passes Rep. Raul Ruiz’s H.R. 3239, Humanitarian Standards for Individuals in Customs and Border Protection Custody Act
WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) released the following statement after voting to help pass H.R. 3239, Humanitarian Standards for Individuals in Customs and Border Protection Custody Act.
Jul 23, 2019 Press Release
Washington, DC – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY-12), standing with U.S. Senators Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) and Cory Gardner (R-CO), U.S. Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer (D-NY), and Congressman Peter King (R-NY-2) today stood with 9/11 first responders, survivors, their families, and Jon Stewart to announce Senate passage of the bipartisan Never Forget the Heroes: James Zadroga, Ray Pfeifer, and Luis Alvarez Permanent Authorization of the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund Act. The bill to make the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund permanent passed the Senate by a vote of 97 to 2. Earlier this month, the bill passed the House of Representatives by a vote of 402-12, and it will now go to the President’s desk to be signed into law.
Jul 22, 2019 Press Release

NEW YORK- NY-  After learning of the death of Robert Morgenthau, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney released the following statement:

Jul 18, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON— Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12), Vice Chair of the U.S. Congress Joint Economic Committee and original cosponsor of H.R. 582: Raise the Wage Act, issued the following statement on the importance of raising the federal minimum wage.
Jul 16, 2019 Press Release

NEW YORK, NY – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), urged the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) to do more public outreach to inform L Train riders of service disruptions and the upcoming planned closure of the L train for many weekends and late nights in the coming months in a letter sent yesterday to MTA CEO and Chairman Patrick J Foye.

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Aug 14, 2019 In The News

The retirement security gap of Blacks and Hispanics compared to Whites is likely to worsen because of lower earnings and personal savings, warns a report released today by the House and Senate Joint Economic Committee (JEC) Democrats’ staff.

Aug 12, 2019 In The News

The residents on the Hallets Point peninsula used a neighborhood barbecue and ribbon-cutting ceremony on Saturday as a platform to cook up a call for expanded ferry service between the Astoria stop and the Upper East Side.

Aug 7, 2019 In The News

Federal funding for research on gun violence has faced severe restrictions for more than two decades. This makes it difficult for policymakers to fully understand the problem and create solutions to fix it.

Aug 2, 2019 In The News

Five Queens Congressmembers denounced American Airlines contractor Eulen America’s treatment of its workers Thursday, following reports of workplace violations by the company, which handles maintenance, baggage handling and other services at Kennedy Airport.

Jul 29, 2019 In The News

Less than seven weeks after the dramatic June 11 testimony of since-departed NYPD Detective Luis Alvarez, President Trump on Monday signed the law ensuring that the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund will have all the cash it needs through 2092.

Jul 26, 2019 In The News

NEW YORK (WABC) -- New York City could host a ticker tape parade to honor 9/11 heroes if a New York congresswoman has her way.

Rep. Carolyn Maloney, D-12th District, sent a letter Friday to New York Mayor Bill de Blasio requesting a parade down the Canyon of Heroes.

Jul 24, 2019 In The News

The Loya Jirga, or grand assembly, held in Kabul from late April to early May, brought together at least 3,200 Afghans—of which roughly 30 percent were women—to discuss a framework for talks with the Taliban.

Jul 23, 2019 In The News

A Brooklyn lawmaker is asking the MTA to better inform L train riders about upcoming service disruptions.

Last week, Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney penned a letter to MTA CEO and Chairman Patrick Foye about the agency’s lackluster efforts to notify straphangers about service changes for late nights and many weekends.

Jul 23, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON — The Senate on Tuesday passed a bill to provide health care benefits for first responders and survivors of the 9/11 attacks for the next 70 years.

Jul 23, 2019 In The News

The U.S. Senate on Tuesday passed and sent to President Donald Trump legislation authorizing permanent benefits for police, firefighters and other first responders suffering from illnesses and injuries related to their work in the aftermath of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks.

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