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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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Nov 19, 2015 In The News
Nov 18, 2015 In The News

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- The movement to pass a permanent extension to the James L. Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act has gained momentum Wednesday, with one of the two House committees involved expressing support.

Nov 18, 2015 In The News

WASHINGTON – In what 9/11 survivor advocates are calling an "important step forward," House Republicans on a key committee met about the Zadroga Act Wednesday, with many privately voicing support for a permanent reauthorization.

Nov 18, 2015 In The News

WASHINGTON – A key House committee will consider renewing the World Trade Center Health Program permanently instead of for the five years originally proposed, several New York lawmakers said Wednesday .

The change, which the House Energy and Commerce Committee declined to confirm, would be included in legislation reauthorizing the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act.

Nov 17, 2015 In The News

WASHINGTON -- With reaction to the attacks in Paris as a backdrop, lawmakers and 9/11 responders made a new push Tuesday to pass a permanent 9/11 health bill, linking the effort to the terrorism in France.

Nov 17, 2015 In The News

WASHINGTON -- Advocates of a permanent extension of the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act stepped up their campaign Tuesday by enlisting the support of veterans of the U.S. wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Paul Rieckhoff, CEO of the Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America, pledged that his organization will urge lawmakers to pass the reauthorization bill.

Nov 16, 2015 In The News

WASHINGTON — A 9/11 first responder thinks he's an "a--hole."

The grieving father of the Virginia reporter killed on-camera in his community says he's a "coward."

And he's been a lead obstacle on a number of civil rights issues with bipartisan support.

Nov 14, 2015 In The News

In a positive signal from Congress, bipartisan majorities in both houses are on record as approving permanent renewal and financing of the emergency health care and compensation programs needed by thousands of 

Nov 13, 2015 In The News

Fourteen years and two months have passed since the World Trade Center collapsed into a cloud of toxic dust, and that long passage of time has altered American politics in countless ways.

Nov 13, 2015 In The News

WASHINGTON -- When Congress rushed to finish a 9/11 health and compensation bill in 2010, just before Christmas, supporters of the legislation were forced to scale back their proposals to win over skeptical Republicans.

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