Today, the U.S. Department of Education and Department of Justice issued a “Dear Colleague” letter to inform schools of their Title IX obligations with regard to transgender students, including a notice that schools must allow transgender students to use restrooms and locke
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Following Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch’s announcement that the Department of Justice is filing a federal civil rights lawsuit against North Carolina’s illegal House Bill 2, which imposes discriminatory restroom restrictions, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12) issued the following statement in support of the Justice Department’s actions:
1 in 8 women will develop breast cancer in her lifetime. New commemorative coin will help raise private funds for breast cancer research
NEW YORK – Today, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney celebrated the signing of the Breast Cancer Awareness Commemorative Coin Act into law at the offices of the Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF), located in her district. Rep. Maloney was joined by the President and CEO of BCRF Myra Biblowit, BCRF Honorary Chair Leonard Lauder, BCRF Scientific Director Dr.
Congresswoman Urges Congressional Action
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Following the Obama administration’s announcement Thursday night of new rules to require financial institutions to identify and keep records of the beneficial owners of companies that employ their services, Congresswoman Carolyn B.
Congresswoman works with Zone 126 to bring books to Queens schools through Library of Congress Surplus Books Program
QUEENS— Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12) delivered more than 250 new books to schools today in New York City School District 30 in an effort to boost literacy and a love of reading in New York schools. Rep.
Congresswoman introduces new bill to provide support for Community Development Financial Institutions
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12) introduced legislation today in the House of Representatives to give small businesses in developing communities more access to affordable credit. H.R.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12) applauded today’s news from the Treasury announcing that Alexander Hamilton will remain on the $10 bill and be joined by five suffragettes, that Harriet Tubman will be placed on the new $20 bill and that the new $5 bill will commemorate the Civil Rights Movement and other key moments in our nation’s history.
Requests Legislative Hearing on H.R.4450 from Chairman Hensarling
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Following the recent release of the so-called “Panama Papers,” leaked from the Panama law firm Mossack Fonseca, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12) called on Rep. Jeb Hensarling (TX-5), chairman of the House Committee on Financial Services to hold a hearing on legislation that would reduce anonymity in shell companies.
Bill to help raise private funds for breast cancer research headed to President’s desk
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Senate passed the bipartisan Breast Cancer Awareness Commemorative Coin Act (H.R. 2722) by unanimous consent yesterday evening, providing a new avenue to raise private funds for breast cancer medical research. The bill, introduced by Congresswoman Carolyn B.
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.
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.
A group of 9/11 first responders who have been diagnosed with cancer and other diseases are putting Republican presidential candidates on the hot seat.
If the U.S. House of Representatives has an outstanding talent, it is its ability to reveal ugliness where no one ever thought to look for it.
It changed leadership last week, yet progress can still be hijacked by a self-absorbed misanthrope masquerading as a budget hawk.
A powerful House Republican has emerged with a message for thousands of sickened Ground Zero rescue and recovery workers: You are heroes for five years; after that, drop dead.
New York advocates for permanently funding a 9/11 victim compensation fund unleashed blistering words Monday against U.S. Rep. Bob Goodlatte, R-Roanoke, who they claim is trying to water down funding and limit the fund to just five more years.
Elected officials and supporters of the Zadroga Act say a Republican proposal to temporarily extend the bill has fallen short.
The program that monitors and treats September 11th first responders expired in September after Congress failed to renew it.
Politicians, first responders and advocates converged near the World Trade Center Monday to deride a Republican proposal that they claim guts the Zadroga Act and leaves firefighters, cops and others suffering toxic effects of 9/11 without the health care and compensation they deserve.
For Ray Pfeifer, the repercussions from his days as a NYC firefighter responding in the aftermath of 9/11 are severe. From the World Trade Center cough to now stage four renal cancer that has spread to his bones has left him in a wheelchair.
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — 9/11 survivors are calling out a group of lawmakers backing a new bill that would undermine the effort to revive the expiring Zadroga Act helping sick first responders.