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Dec 3, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Six years after Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney’s (D-NY) Credit Card Accountability, Responsibility, and Disclosure Act (CARD Act) took effect, consumers have saved more than $16 billion dollars, according to a new report released today by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

Dec 1, 2015 Press Release
Bill would authorize President to work with domestic and international organizations to help treat women suffering from obstetric fistula worldwide

WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) today reintroduced legislation to assist the more than two million women worldwide suffering from obstetric fistula – a preventable and treatable condition resulting from prolonged labor without medical attention.

Nov 19, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) today released the following statement on H.R. 4038, which would divert resources from effective and existing refugee security screening procedures. Maloney voted against the legislation:

Nov 18, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Reps. Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Peter King (R-NY), and Dan Donovan (R-NY) today released the following statement on growing support for a permanent reauthorization of the World Trade Center Health Program under the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act:

Nov 14, 2015 Press Release

NEW YORK -- Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY-12) today released the following statement in reaction to the terrorist attacks in Paris: 

Nov 12, 2015 Press Release
Current six-year house bill would cut $80 million a year from transit in NYC

NEW YORK—Today, Mayor Bill de Blasio and the New York City Congressional delegation urged Congress to invest – not disinvest – from New York City transportation and infrastructure needs, encouraging the House and Senate to pass a long-term surface transportation reauthorization that increases federal funding support for our transportation systems, including subways, buses, stre

Nov 10, 2015 Press Release
Unemployment is falling, but many challenges remain for military families, according to Joint Economic Committee Democrat’s report

WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), the Ranking Democrat on the Congressional Joint Economic Committee, today released a new fact sheet outlining the economic challenges for veterans.

Nov 4, 2015 Press Release
Bill allows investment grade municipal bonds to be included in bank liquidity buffers

WASHINGTON – The House Financial Services Committee today approved legislation (H.R. 2209) authored by Reps. Luke Messer (R-IN) and Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) to protect financial institution investment in local communities by including investment grade municipal bonds in bank liquidity buffers.

Nov 3, 2015 Press Release

NEW YORKCongresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12) and Congressman Charles Rangel (NY-13) today sent a letter to the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, questioning future plans for Phase 2 of the Second Avenue Subway in light of recent cuts announced in the 2015-2019 capital plan.

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Jun 11, 2015 In The News

WASHINGTON — “People will die” if Congress fails to extend the Zadroga Act, a former NYPD officer battling cancer warned a House panel Thursday.

Jun 10, 2015 In The News

More than 100 FDNY smoke-eaters will descend on Washington, D.C., Thursday morning to support new legislation to provide indefinite health benefits for those sickened by cancer or other chronic diseases due to their work at Ground Zero in the aftermath of the 9-11 attacks.

May 30, 2015 In The News

May 30 marks the anniversary of the end of the recovery and cleanup operations at the World Trade Center site when the last piece of debris — a misshapen steel column — was cleared in 2002.

Apr 16, 2015 In The News

COUNCIL MEMBERS & ADVOCATES RALLY BEFORE VOTE ON RESOLUTION CALLING ON CONGRESS TO RENEW THE JAMES ZADROGA 9/11 HEALTH & COMPENSATION ACT

 

Apr 15, 2015 In The News

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Congress members primarily from New York are urging their colleagues across the country to extend the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act that provides health care and financial compensation to those who fell ill following the September 11 attacks.

Apr 15, 2015 In The News

City Council members plan to rally Thursday morning calling on Congress to re-up its medical support for New Yorkers affected by 9/11 attacks.

The body will pass a resolution that urges Washington to pass the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Reauthorization Act, according to Councilwoman Margaret Chin's office.

Apr 14, 2015 In The News

Washington, D.C. – After nearly a decade long fight to stand by our first responders who answered the call of duty on September 11th, Congress finally fulfilled its moral obligation in late 2010 and provided our 9/11 heroes with the health care and financial compensation they deserved by passing the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act.

Apr 14, 2015 In The News

Members of Congress are being forewarned that Sept. 11 is their deadline for passing legislation to make permanent the health benefits and victims compensation funds for people who worked in the recovery and clean up at Ground Zero in lower Manhattan.

“After that date we will either be your BFF or your biggest pains in the asses,’’ John Feal warned members of Congress Tuesday.

Apr 14, 2015 In The News

The battle to extend federal funding for medical treatment and monetary assistance for sickened 9/11 rescue and recovery workers has reached a key turning point.

Feb 11, 2015 In The News

Singer-songwriter Carole King made the rounds in Washington, D.C., today promoting legislation that would designate as wilderness 23 million acres in the Rocky Mountains.

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