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Jun 8, 2016 Press Release

Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney, co-chair and co-founder of the Congressional Caucus on Hellenic Issues, recently joined a bipartisan Congressional delegation to Cyprus where she met with Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades, U.S.

Jun 7, 2016 Press Release
After the passing of boxing legend Muhammad Ali, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12) released the following statement:

“This weekend, the world lost a remarkable man to a terrible disease. Muhammad Ali is arguably one of the greatest athletes to ever live, and his prowess and charisma inspired millions. He used his fame to advocate for issues near to his heart, such as dignity and respect for African-Americans and support for numerous charitable causes.

May 30, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On this Memorial Day Weekend, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12), offered the following statement:

May 25, 2016 Press Release
Vows to continue support for Greece and Cyprus, and advocacy for Megellas’s Medal of Honor

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12), co-chair and co-founder of the Congressional Caucus on Hellenic Issues, met today with the American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association (AHEPA), Daughters of Penelope and Sons of Pericles for the AHEPA Family Annual Capitol Hill Day to address U.S.

May 25, 2016 Press Release
Today, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12) joined Reps. Ann Wagner (MO-02), Judge Ted Poe (R-TX-02) and Joyce Beatty (D-OH-03), in a press conference celebrating the one-year anniversary of the Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act (JVTA) and to recognize that work still must be done to help victims of human trafficking. Rep. Maloney highlighted Attorney General Loretta Lynch’s history prosecuting sex trafficking cases in New York and called on the Department of Justice (DOJ) to fully implement the JVTA of 2015.
May 25, 2016 Press Release
Congressional Ukraine Caucus co-chairs Sander Levin (D-MI), Marcy Kaptur (D-OH), and Mike Fitzpatrick (R-PA), and caucus members Ryan Costello (R-PA), Rosa DeLauro(D-CT), Robert Dold (R-IL), Dan Lipinski (D-IL), Nita Lowey (D-NY) Carolyn Maloney (D-NY), Tim Murphy (R-PA), Mike Quigley (D-IL), Dave Reichert (R- WA), and Adam Smith (D-WA) today released the following statement on the release of Ukrainian Member of Parliament and Fighter Pilot Nadiya Savchenko:
May 23, 2016 Press Release
In light of recent cyber attacks involving international financial messaging platform SWIFT, Congresswoman concerned about U.S. banking security practices

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12) requested information today from the Federal Reserve, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency on what steps these agencies are taking in response to the recent cyber attacks involving the SWIFT financial messaging network resulting in the theft of millions of dollars.

May 16, 2016 Press Release

Following the Supreme Court’s decision today to refer Zubik v. Burwell back to the lower courts to try to find a solution that supports both the Obama administration and the plaintiffs, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12) released the following statement:

May 16, 2016 Press Release
MTA says construction is on track for December 2016 opening date

New York– In recognition of the MTA closing in on the final months of construction for Phase 1 of the Second Avenue Subway, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12) issued a report card today to take stock of the MTA’s progress. As of May 2016, the MTA is reporting that construction on P

May 13, 2016 Press Release
Vows to continue fighting for the necessary resources to enact new initiatives

Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12) said she was proud to vote for a bipartisan package of initiatives this week that are meant to address the current opioid addiction epidemic in the United States. However, as she mentioned in a floor speech yesterday, Rep.

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Nov 17, 2015 In The News

WASHINGTON -- Advocates of a permanent extension of the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act stepped up their campaign Tuesday by enlisting the support of veterans of the U.S. wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Paul Rieckhoff, CEO of the Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America, pledged that his organization will urge lawmakers to pass the reauthorization bill.

Nov 16, 2015 In The News

WASHINGTON — A 9/11 first responder thinks he's an "a--hole."

The grieving father of the Virginia reporter killed on-camera in his community says he's a "coward."

And he's been a lead obstacle on a number of civil rights issues with bipartisan support.

Nov 14, 2015 In The News

In a positive signal from Congress, bipartisan majorities in both houses are on record as approving permanent renewal and financing of the emergency health care and compensation programs needed by thousands of 

Nov 13, 2015 In The News

Fourteen years and two months have passed since the World Trade Center collapsed into a cloud of toxic dust, and that long passage of time has altered American politics in countless ways.

Nov 13, 2015 In The News

WASHINGTON -- When Congress rushed to finish a 9/11 health and compensation bill in 2010, just before Christmas, supporters of the legislation were forced to scale back their proposals to win over skeptical Republicans.

Nov 11, 2015 In The News

Members of the New York Congressional Delegation are continuing their push for a full reauthorization of the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act.

Nov 9, 2015 In The News

NYPD Lt. Marci Simms, 51, contracted cancer after responding to Sept. 11 more than 14 years ago. She was among more than 33,000 first responders and survivors with illnesses related to the terrorist attack's aftermath.

She died on Nov. 5.

Nov 9, 2015 In The News

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Twenty-four local leaders from around the country, including Mayor Bill de Blasio, have created a bipartisan coalition in support of reauthorizing the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act as a permanent measure.

Nov 9, 2015 In The News

Mayor Bill de Blasio and members of New York’s congressional delegation are calling on House Speaker Paul Ryan to convince the Republican House majority to permanently extend the 2010 Zadroga Act, the law that provides compensation for first responders who became ill after the September 11, 2001 terror attacks.

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