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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.

Nov 2, 2015 Press Release

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.

Oct 30, 2015 Press Release
African Americans across the Country Face Vast Disparities in Employment, Wealth Compared to Whites
Members of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) and the Joint Economic Committee (JEC) Democrats held a public forum at the Harlem Hospital Center to discuss the impact of economic challenges and persistent inequities facing the African American community in New York. Members heard from New York community and academic leaders during an informative discussion on the vast economic disparities among African Americans and whites around the country.
Oct 29, 2015 Press Release

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:

Oct 29, 2015 Press Release
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:


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.

Jan 31, 2015 In The News
As the rift between the Police Department and city leaders subsided after the fatal shooting of two police officers, city officials, community leaders, and NYPD representatives participated in a community meeting hosted by U.S. Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-Astoria) at Queensbridge Houses in Long Island City Saturday.