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Jun 22, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C.—Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12) today released the following statement on the House floor gun control sit-in and the cache of weapons discovered in a truck on its way to NYC via the Holland Tunnel:

Jun 17, 2016 Press Release

NEW YORK—Today, Representatives Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12), Congresswoman Nydia Velázquez, Congressman Jerrold Nadler, and Congressman Hakeem Jeffries, gathered with city leaders, members of the LGBT community, and gun safety advocates to demand Congressional action on gun safety reforms and remember the 49 people who were murdered and 53 wounded at the attack in Orlando.

Jun 16, 2016 Press Release
Joins with Reps. Wilson and Schakowsky to introduce package of four bills

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12) today introduced two bills, the FMLA Inclusion Act and FMLA Enhancement Act, to support more working families by expanding and enhancing the Family and Medical Leave Act. Rep.

Jun 15, 2016 Press Release

Today, U.S. Reps. Grace Meng (D-NY), Carolyn Maloney (D-NY), Jerry Nadler (D-NY) and Nydia Velázquez (D-NY) issued the following joint statement in support of Macy’s workers seeking an a new contract:

Jun 14, 2016 Press Release

On the occasion of the first The United State of Women summit, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney issued her own pledge, below, echoing the summit’s theme that “Together we are all stronger…we can all change tomorrow.”

Congresswoman Maloney said:

Jun 13, 2016 Press Release

NEW YORK, NY – Following news reports that one of the victims of the mass shooting at Pulse Nightclub in Orlando, FL was Williamsburg resident Enrique Rios, 25, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12), who represents Williamsburg in Congress, released the following statement:

Jun 12, 2016 Press Release

Following news of a mass shooting attack at Pulse Nightclub in Orlando, FL, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12) released the following statement:

Jun 9, 2016 Press Release

In honor and celebration of 2016 Pride Month, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12) released the following statement:

Jun 8, 2016 Press Release

Following the terror attack in Tel Aviv today, during which two gunmen opened fire, killing at least three victims and wounding others, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12) released the following statement:

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Aug 24, 2016 In The News

U.S. banking regulators are ramping up oversight around financial messaging system Swift, a key intermediary in global payments that faces greater scrutiny following a rash of cyberattacks on its users.

Aug 23, 2016 In The News

It took petitions from everyone from schoolchildren to members of Congress, and 12 years of waiting. Soon, a long-hoped-for goal will be a stickum-backed reality of less than a square inch: a new postage stamp recognizing the holiday of Diwali.

Aug 16, 2016 In The News

Calling Zika a growing public health crisis, Mayor Bill de Blasio, Health Commissioner Dr. Mary Bassett and elected officials on Monday urged the federal government to release the full $1.9 billion in emergency funding requested by President Barack Obama to combat the virus, spread by mosquitoes and sexual contact.

Jul 6, 2016 In The News

Today, the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, of which I am a senior member, held a hearing on preventing the loss of lives to illegal gun crime. In theory, this is a long overdue discussion for Congress, and the committee should be applauded. If only the hearing had served that purpose.

Jun 23, 2016 In The News

In 2004, the national federal assault weapons ban expired. Since then, we have seen 10 mass shootings that employed the use of an assault rifle, six of them since 2011, when Republicans took control of Congress.

Jun 22, 2016 In The News

The Queens congressional delegation hit the floor of the House of Representatives Wednesday as more than 50 Democratic representatives from across the country staged a sit-in to demand a vote on gun legislation.

Jun 17, 2016 In The News

Days after a 15-hour Democratic filibuster ended with an agreement to vote on two gun control measures, a group of New York City Congress members called on Speaker Paul Ryan to let the same legislation come to the floor of the House of Representatives.

May 24, 2016 In The News

U.S. Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-Astoria) said the Second Avenue subway is more than 94 percent completed and on schedule to start running in December, but she recommended “guarded optimism since there is very little room for error” in the final months of construction.

May 23, 2016 In The News

Recent hacks of international banks through the SWIFT messaging system raise serious questions about cyber-related risks to U.S. firms, Representative Carolyn Maloney wrote on Monday in a letter to the country's top banking regulators that asked about measures to strengthen systems' security.

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