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Jan 25, 2016 Press Release

NEW YORK – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) today released the following statement in reaction to the news that a Houston grand jury has indicted David Daleiden and another employee of the Center for Medical Progress:

Jan 12, 2016 Press Release
President Obama signs his historic speech at his seventh and last State of the Union address. As ranking member of the Joint Economic Committee, Representative Carolyn Maloney of New York applauds his leadership in improving the economy and delivered remarks touting the progress we’ve made since President Obama to office.
WASHINGTON -- Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY-12) today released the following statement prior to President Obama’s final State of the Union address: “When President Obama took over from George W. Bush our economy was shedding hundreds of thousands of jobs per month, unemployment was rising, wages were falling, GDP was down, home prices were in freefall, and more than $13 trillion in household wealth had evaporated. We faced what former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke called ‘the worst financial crisis in global history, including the Great Depression.’ The economic state of our union was weak.
Jan 7, 2016 Press Release

NEW YORK—Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12) today released the following statement on the passing of Judith Kaye:

Jan 6, 2016 Press Release

NEW YORK – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney today urged outgoing United Nation’s Secretary General Ban Ki-moon to make every effort to ensure his successor is a woman. No woman has served as Secretary General since the creation of the United Nations in 1945.

Jan 5, 2016 Press Release
Congresswoman authored bills to close gun show loophole and phase in smart guns

NEW YORK – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY12) today released the following statement in reaction to President Obama’s executive actions to reduce gun violence:

Jan 4, 2016 Press Release
Report: even if women were nominated for board seats at the same rate as men, parity would not be reached until 2056

NEW YORK – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY-12) today unveiled a new report from the Government Accountability Office, which shows women are severely underrepresented on corporate boards, taking up just 16 percent of seats in the boardroom.

Dec 20, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON -- Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) is hailing several provisions of the omnibus spending package that will reduce the tax burden faced by middle-income and working New York families.

Dec 18, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) today released the following statement on final passage of the Omnibus spending bill. The legislation included provisions to extend the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act,  for which Maloney is the lead sponsor:

Dec 18, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTONRep. Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12), co-founder and co-chair of the Congressional Skin Cancer Caucus, hailed the Food and Drug Administration’s announcement today of a proposed rule to restrict the use of tanning beds to those 18 and older.

Dec 18, 2015 Press Release
Lawmakers & 9/11 First Responders hail permanent extension of World Trade Center Health Program, full compensation through September 11 Victim Compensation Fund

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Dec 11, 2015 In The News

WASHINGTON -- Just when it looked like a new 9/11 health and compensation law was on the brink of being finalized -- and after House Speaker Paul Ryan threw his support behind it -- sources told The Huffington Post troubling last-minutes snags were emerging.

Dec 10, 2015 In The News

WASHINGTON — Congress has made significant progress toward passing a renewal of the Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act, New York lawmakers said Thursday, but they were quick to counsel caution by quoting Yogi Berra: “It ain’t over ‘til it’s over.”

Dec 9, 2015 In The News

WASHINGTON, D.C. (CBSNewYork) — The battle to extend health benefits for 9/11 first responders goes on in Congress. And now, advocates hope to beat an end-of-the-session deadline this week.

Lawmakers on Capitol Hill and 9/11 first responders are furious that the Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act has not been renewed, CBS2’s Dick Brennan reported.

Dec 7, 2015 In The News

WASHINGTON - If Congress doesn't move to reauthorize the Zadroga Act for 9/11 survivors by Thursday, a top advocate isn't going to move from Congress.

Dec 7, 2015 In The News

On October 1, the World Trade Center Health Program expired. The legislation helped pay for the medical costs of 9/11 first responders; hundreds have already died from illnesses stemming from the awful things they had to inhale at Ground Zero in the years since September 11, 2001. 

Dec 6, 2015 In The News

NEW YORK(CBSNewYork) — New York lawmakers renewed their demands for Congress to fully extend health care coverage for 9/11 first responders.

The Zadroga Act provides medical screenings and treatment for responders exposed to toxic substances at Ground Zero.

As WCBS-880’s Stephanie Colombini reported, the long fight to get the act extended is still not over.

Dec 6, 2015 In The News

Standing in the shadow of the towering rebuilt World Trade Center, scores of firefighters and police officers, led by Mayor Bill de Blasio and two United States senators from New York, rallied on Sunday to press Congres

Dec 3, 2015 In The News

Congressional leaders have reached a tentative deal to renew the Zadroga Act but limit 9/11 survivors’ economic benefits to another five years and $4.6 billion, sources close to the negotiations have told THE CHIEF-LEADER.

Dec 3, 2015 In The News

The renewal of the expiring Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act continued to move forward in Congress on Thursday but still faces the hurdle of reaching an agreement on how to cover its $7 billion cost, activists and lawmakers said.

Dec 3, 2015 In The News

WASHINGTON (CBSNewYork/AP) — A day after undergoing chemotherapy, 9/11 first responder Robert Digiovanni stood angrily outside Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell‘s office, railing about politics interfering with life-or-death issues.

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