NEW YORK – Members of the New York and New Jersey congressional delegations today united at the site of the September 11 World Trade Center attacks to voice their opposition to new proposals that would make cuts to health care and compensation and only temporarily extend the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act.
African Americans across the Country Face Vast Disparities in Employment, Wealth Compared to Whites
WASHINGTON -- Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY12) and Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY10) today released the following statement in reaction to a discussion draft released by Energy and Commerce Republicans to provide a temporary 5-year extension of the World Trade Center Health Program, which was established by the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act:
Nearly one-third of cuts to MTA Capital Plan come from Second Avenue Subway Phase 2
NEW YORK—Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY12) and Congressman Charles B. Rangel (D-NY13), longtime advocates for the Second Avenue Subway and East Side Access, raised concerns about the capital plan adopted by the MTA’s Board today:
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Congresswoman Carolyn B.
223 House Members have now cosponsored H.R. 1786
WASHINGTON – A majority of the House has cosponsored The James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Reauthorization Act (H.R. 1786), introduced by Reps. Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), Jerry Nadler (D-NY), and Peter King (R-NY).
New York, NY – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY12) hailed the announcement that the De Blasio Administration had reached an agreement with Blackstone Group, LLC to preserve 5,000 units of affordable housing at Stuyvesant Town/Peter Cooper Village (STPCV) with the following statement:
NEW YORK—Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12) today released the following statement on the death of New York Police Officer Randolph Holder
Social Security recently announced no COLA for 2016
WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) released the following statement after the Social Security Administration’s announcement that there would be no Cost of Living Adjustment for Social Security beneficiaries in 2016, which will also lead to higher Medicare premiums for 7.5 million Americans:
The Police Benevolent Association has not often seen eye-to-eye with the City Council in recent days, but they both called on Congress today to renew the James Zadroga Act, which provides healthcare and benefits for ailing September 11 first responders.
PARIS (AP) — Thousands of Holocaust survivors and family members in the United States and elsewhere will be entitled to compensation from a $60 million French-U.S. fund announced Friday — reparations to those deported by France's state rail company SNCF during the Nazi occupation.
(Reuters) - France said on Friday it had agreed to put $60 million into a fund managed by the United States to compensate Holocaust victims deported by French state rail firm SNCF to Nazi death camps, a deal that protec
France has agreed to pay reparations to American survivors of the Holocaust who were deported to Nazi death camps in French trains, after a year of negotiations with the Obama administration.
WASHINGTON (AP) — As Congress races to its lame-duck finish, time is running out on a government program that provides a backstop to private-sector insurance against terrorist attacks.