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Jul 11, 2016 Press Release

NEW YORK—Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney today released the following statement on this weekend’s sleep-in protest at Bushwick Inlet Park

Jul 8, 2016 Press Release

Following the shooting deaths of 5 Dallas police officers, and the injury of 6 others, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12) released the following statement:

“My heart is broken today. This vicious and targeted attack on Dallas police officers who were working at an otherwise peaceful protest shocks the conscience and troubles the soul. It is a despicable act.

Jul 7, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC — Following today’s Emergency Hearing with FBI Director James Comey hearing in the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12), senior member of the committee released the following statement:

Jul 7, 2016 Press Release

Following the shooting deaths of Alton Sterling in Louisiana and Philando Castile in Minnesota during encounters with law enforcement officials, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12) released the following statement:

Jul 2, 2016 Press Release

Following the news that Holocaust survivor and Nobel Laureate Elie Wiesel passed away, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12) released the following statement:
 

Jul 1, 2016 Press Release

Following today’s news that House Republican leaders will be including a gun-related measure similar to that of Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX) in an anti-terrorism legislative package to be voted on next week, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12) released the following statement:

Jun 29, 2016 Press Release
Recent polls show that 92% of Americans support expanded background checks and 85% of Americans support banning people on federal terrorism watch lists from buying guns.

NEW YORK—Today, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney was joined at Carl Schurz Park by gun safety advocates, community members, and survivors of gun violence to stage a sit-in for the National Day of Action for Gun Violence Prevention. Democrats across the country held events today as a follow-up to last week’s historic sit-in on the house floor.

Jun 28, 2016 Press Release
Following the Supreme Court’s 6-2 ruling in Voisine v. United States affirming convictions of domestic violence can restrict gun ownership, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney, cosponsor of the bills to ban assault weapons (H.R. 4269) and prohibit people on the terrorist watch list from buying a gun (H.R. 1076) and original sponsor of five other common-sense gun safety proposals, released the following statement:
Jun 27, 2016 Press Release
Supreme Court Rules Texas Regulations Unconstitutional
In a 5-3 ruling in Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt Monday, the Supreme Court ruled that a Texas law requiring abortion providers to have admitting privileges at a nearby hospital and abortion clinics to meet surgical center standards constitute an undue burden on abortion access, and thus violate the Constitution. Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney, a tireless advocate for women’s rights and reproductive choice, and lead sponsor of the Equal Rights Amendment, released the following statement in reaction to today’s ruling:
Jun 24, 2016 Press Release
Congresswoman Applauds President Obama on Creating Monument to Honor LGBT Equality Movement

Following the White House’s announcement today that President Obama will designate a new national monument at the historic site of the Stonewall Uprising in New York City to honor the broad movement for LGBT equality, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12) released the following statement:

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Dec 6, 2015 In The News

NEW YORK(CBSNewYork) — New York lawmakers renewed their demands for Congress to fully extend health care coverage for 9/11 first responders.

The Zadroga Act provides medical screenings and treatment for responders exposed to toxic substances at Ground Zero.

As WCBS-880’s Stephanie Colombini reported, the long fight to get the act extended is still not over.

Dec 6, 2015 In The News

Standing in the shadow of the towering rebuilt World Trade Center, scores of firefighters and police officers, led by Mayor Bill de Blasio and two United States senators from New York, rallied on Sunday to press Congres

Dec 3, 2015 In The News

Congressional leaders have reached a tentative deal to renew the Zadroga Act but limit 9/11 survivors’ economic benefits to another five years and $4.6 billion, sources close to the negotiations have told THE CHIEF-LEADER.

Dec 3, 2015 In The News

The renewal of the expiring Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act continued to move forward in Congress on Thursday but still faces the hurdle of reaching an agreement on how to cover its $7 billion cost, activists and lawmakers said.

Dec 3, 2015 In The News

WASHINGTON (CBSNewYork/AP) — A day after undergoing chemotherapy, 9/11 first responder Robert Digiovanni stood angrily outside Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell‘s office, railing about politics interfering with life-or-death issues.

Dec 3, 2015 In The News

WASHINGTON (AP) — Comedian Jon Stewart, firefighters, policemen and other 9/11 first responders confronted lawmakers Thursday as they pressured Congress to extend health care benefits before they run out.

Dec 2, 2015 In The News

A deal fell to renew health care programs for first responders to the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attack fell through this week, sending congressional negotiators scrambling to find a solution and members in both chambers and parties pointing fingers of blame.

Dec 2, 2015 In The News

WASHINGTON -- The American flag outside the office of Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (Ky.) in the Russell Senate Office Building was hanging a little off-kilter Wednesday morning.

Dec 2, 2015 In The News

House negotiators are nearing an agreement on legislation extending compensation and health benefits to the victims of 9/11 and its aftermath.

The effort to reauthorize the James Zadroga Act has been set back by disagreements over the length of renewal and the question of how to pay the multi-billion dollar tab.

Dec 2, 2015 In The News

A year-end push by congressional lawmakers to finish all outstanding business threatens to leave behind a multibillion-dollar bill that would extend health and compensation benefits for 9/11 first responders.

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