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Jun 28, 2019 Press Release
Legislation Would Place Statue in the U.S. Capitol
WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), sponsor of H.R. 1980, the Smithsonian Women’s History Museum Act, today introduced the Honoring Harriet Tubman Act, bipartisan legislation to place a statue of Harriet Tubman in the U.S. Capitol.
Jun 28, 2019 Press Release

NEW YORK, NY- Today, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), co-chair of the House Census Caucus and author of the 2020 Census IDEA Act, gathered with census experts and community advocates in response to the Supreme Court ruling in Department of Commerce v. New York which rejected the Commerce Department’s rationale for adding the citizenship question to the 2020 Census.

Jun 28, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – On Thursday, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) voted to pass H.R. 2722, the Securing America’s Federal Elections (SAFE) Act, to better secure our democracy against foreign interference by providing state funding to update and secure their state’s voting systems. The bill mandates paper ballot voting systems, post-election risk-limiting audits, and strict cybersecurity requirements for both election technology vendors and for voting systems. The Congresswoman released the following statement after the vote.
Jun 27, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), co-chair of the House Census Caucus and sponsor of the 2020 Census IDEA Act, released the following statement after the Supreme Court issued its ruling today in Department of Commerce v. New York.

Jun 26, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), author of the Federal Employee Paid Leave Act (FEPLA); Congresswoman Chrissy Houlahan (D-PA), and House Armed Services Committee Chairman Adam Smith (D-WA) Tuesday introduced the bill as an amendment to the NDAA, providing 12 weeks of paid leave to federal employees to care for themselves and their families.

Jun 26, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC– Today, Representatives Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12) and Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) led Democratic colleagues in sending a letter to Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross, who oversees the Census Bureau. This letter is in response to Secretary Ross reaching out to Members of Congress asking them to become an “official partner of the 2020 Census” in order to ensure a full and accurate count.
Jun 26, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON - Representatives Carolyn B. Maloney (D, NY-12) and Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) secured committee passage of their bipartisan provisions as part of the House Financial Services Committee’s passage of the National Flood Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2019 (H.R. 3167), which now heads to the House floor for a full House vote.
Jun 26, 2019 Press Release

“Like many Americans, I am horrified by the suffering inflicted upon children and families at the border. The humanitarian crisis created by the Trump Administration’s inhumane policies requires an extraordinary response. I voted for passage of the emergency supplemental funding bill because it delivers immediate help to the children currently being held in detention centers.

Jun 26, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), co-chair of the House Census Caucus and author of the 2020 Census IDEA Act, went to the House floor today to release documents directly linking Secretary Ross’ decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 Census to Thomas Hofeller, known to the GOP has the Michelangelo of gerrymandering. The documents, which were discovered by a courageous woman and turned over to pro-bono lawyers working on the Common Cause v. Lewis case, show a direct link between the decision to add the question and partisan, political gerrymandering motivations. The communications in these documents completely invalidates the Administration’s claim that this question is needed to better enforce voting rights. Rep. Maloney met with the lawyers Tuesday morning.

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May 23, 2019 In The News
In a moment of reckoning for women’s equality, lawmakers and investors are teaming up to push for change in corporate boardrooms, executive suites, and across the country — and that’s generating renewed interest in an Equal Rights Amendment.
May 22, 2019 In The News
The House voted Wednesday to undo the Trump administration’s reining in of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) and prevent future directors from replicating those efforts.
May 21, 2019 In The News

HUD Secretary Ben Carson on Tuesday defended the Trump administration’s proposal to purge undocumented immigrants — and their U.S.-born children — from government-subsidized housing, citing the years-long waiting list of millions of “legal ci

May 20, 2019 In The News
Ten years ago, on May 22, 2009, credit card customers got some needed relief when the Credit Card Accountability Responsibility and Disclosure Act (CARD Act) became law. Since then, the law has saved consumers an estimated $12 billion a year, which translates into well over $100 billion in total savings over the past decade. As the New York Times reported, the CARD Act proved so effective that it led economists studying the law to a single conclusion: “The regulation worked.”
May 17, 2019 In The News
Google is facing pressure in Washington to immediately remove online advertisements for “fake medical clinics” that are designed to “mislead” women who are seeking an abortion. Carolyn Maloney, a senior Democratic congresswoman from New York, said in a letter sent to Google’s chief executive, Sundar Pichai, that she was “appalled” by a report in the Guardian that Google awarded $150,000 in free advertising to the Obria Group, which Maloney said had a history of falsely advertising medical services to women.
May 14, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON — After a vote on a House bill aimed at restricting anonymous shell companies was postponed at a markup last week, the legislation’s lead Democratic co-sponsor said the House Financial Services Committee will not delay the bill beyond the next markup.

May 14, 2019 In The News
Feminist advocates last week met with leading lawmakers on Capitol Hill to amplify calls for an equitable peace process in Afghanistan being made by women on the ground. “Under Taliban rule, Afghan women suffered under crushing oppression and are now speaking up to demand a seat at the table,” Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) said in a statement after meeting with a delegation led by Feminist Majority Foundation (FMF), “and they should have one.”
Apr 30, 2019 In The News

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

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