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Sep 10, 2015 Press Release
Maloney authored Debbie Smith Act DNA grant law, SAFER Act, and fought for additional funds to eliminate backlog

WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) today joined Vice President Joe Biden, United States Attorney General Loretta Lynch, and Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance to announce the award of $79 million in grants, which will be used to help eliminate the rape kit DNA testing backlog.

Sep 9, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12), Congressman Jerrold Nadler (NY-10) and Congressman Pete King (NY-2) today released the following statement applauding the reappointment of John Howard, M.D. as the director of the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), part of the U.S.

Sep 9, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC (September 9, 2015)—Today, Reps. Carolyn Maloney (D-New York), Patrick Meehan (R-Pennsylvania), Elijah Cummings (D-Maryland), Peter T.

Sep 8, 2015 Press Release
Greece relies on more than $800 million in remittances each year, yet recent capital controls at Greek banks have blocked access to those funds

NEW YORK—Today, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12), co-chair of the Congressional Hellenic Caucus and Ranking Member of the House Financial Services Capital Markets and GSEs Subcommittee, was joined by prominent members of the Greek and financial communities to announce her recommendations to allow U.S. persons to transmit funds to family and friends  in Greece.

Sep 4, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON– Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-N.Y.), Ranking Democrat on the U.S. Congress Joint Economic Committee (JEC), Friday released the following statement on the latest jobs report.

Sep 3, 2015 Press Release
First responders suffering with cancers, respiratory problems, and other illnesses say people will die if 9/11 health and compensation programs expire
NEW YORK – As the 14th Anniversary of the September 11, 2001 attacks approaches, ailing first responders and survivors today joined Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12), Congressman Jerrold Nadler (NY-10), Congressman Peter King (NY-2) and others to call on Congress to prevent the expiration of the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act. Without congressional action, the World Trade Center Health Program and the Victim Compensation Fund will expire next year, leaving over 70,000 9/11 responders and survivors in all 50 states without the care and support they need to recover from 9/11 related illnesses.
Aug 31, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) and six of her House colleagues are urging the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to research health risks posed by feminine hygiene products used by millions of American women.

Aug 28, 2015 Press Release

“The cold-blooded killing of  Alison Parker and Adam Ward is heartbreaking. The problem of gun violence is not going away, and Congress cannot sit still" said Maloney. "This year we have had a steady stream of horrific reminders about the consequences of doing nothing. We must change the culture of guns and violence, and we need new laws for that to occur.

Aug 27, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) today released the following statement on her intent to oppose the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action nuclear agreement between Iran and the P5+1:

Aug 26, 2015 Press Release
August 26th is 44th Annual Women’s Equality Day and the 95th anniversary of the 19th Amendment granting women the right to vote

NEW YORK—Today, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12) was joined by Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul, Special Advisor to the Governor Christine Quinn, and several local leaders and elected officials to celebrate the 44th Annual Women’s Equality Day and call for the passage of the Equal Rights Amendment.


Oct 1, 2014 In The News

A bipartisan group of lawmakers urged the five major sports leagues to review their domestic violence policies in light of players' recent controversies.

Identical letters were sent to the heads of the National Football League, Major League Baseball, National Hockey League, National Basketball Association and Major League Soccer.

Aug 2, 2014 In The News
The wildly popular breakfasts and lunches are available to any kids until Aug. 29 at more than 1,200 sites around the city.