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Feb 4, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC -- Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), sponsor of the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) in the U.S. House of Representatives, will be joined tonight at the State of the Union by Virginia Delegate Jennifer Carroll Foy.

Jan 31, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), House sponsor of the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA), today praised the State Attorneys General of Virginia, Illinois, and Nevada for their lawsuit to compel the Archivist of the United States to certify that the required 38 states have ratified the ERA.

Jan 31, 2020 Press Release
New programs deny due process and rush families through life-or-death legal screenings behind closed doors

WASHINGTON— Congressional leaders called on Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Chad Wolf to immediately halt implementation of the Trump Administration’s new asylum programs, Prompt Asylum Claim Review (PACR) and the Humanitarian Asylum Review Process (HARP).

Jan 30, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) today spoke on the House floor to urge all of her colleagues to join her in voting for Congresswoman Barbara Lee’s amendment to repeal the 2002 AUMF.

“Madame Speaker,

“I rise in strong support of the Lee Amendment, to repeal the Authorization for Use of Military Force against Iraq.

Jan 27, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), lead House sponsor of the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA), took to the House floor this evening to recognize and congratulate Virginia for becoming the 38th state to ratify the ERA.

“Madam/Mr. Speaker,

Jan 27, 2020 Press Release
Bipartisan Bill to Support Holocaust Education Heads to the Senate on International Holocaust Remembrance Day
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney’s H.R. 943 - Never Again Education Act to support Holocaust education across the country. This vote comes as the world recognizes International Holocaust Remembrance Day. This year marks the 75th Anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp.
Jan 17, 2020 Press Release

NEW YORK, NY- Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney, Chairwoman of the Oversight and Reform Committee, today called on the National Credit Union Association (NCUA) to place an immediate moratorium on both taxi medallion loan foreclosures and sales of taxi medallion loans currently owned by the NCUA.

 

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Feb 13, 2020 In The News

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Rep. Jackie Speier, Rep. Carolyn Maloney and a host of other members of Congress held a press conference this morning ahead of tomorrow’s vote on HJ Res. 79 to remove the arbitrary timeline put in the preamble to the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA). 

Feb 13, 2020 In The News

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Rep. Jackie Speier, Rep. Carolyn Maloney and a host of other members of Congress held a press conference this morning ahead of tomorrow’s vote on HJ Res. 79 to remove the arbitrary timeline put in the preamble to the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA). 

Feb 12, 2020 In The News

The U.S. Census that's used to set congressional districts and dole out hundreds of billions of dollars could be headed for a train wreck, lawmakers and a government watchdog warned Wednesday.

Feb 12, 2020 In The News

With the start of the 2020 census just a month away for most U.S. residents, Census Bureau director Steven Dillingham is going to Capitol Hill to update lawmakers about the agency’s readiness for the federal government’s largest peacetime operation.

Feb 11, 2020 In The News

When I was pregnant with my first child, I asked my employer about the office’s leave policy. My supervisor was stunned by the question: “Leave? What leave? Women just leave.” When I replied that I didn’t intend to leave, the response was “That’s never happened before.”

Feb 11, 2020 In The News

A divided House committee on Tuesday advanced a D.C. statehood bill to the floor for the first time in nearly three decades, bringing advocates closer to their goal of making the nation’s capital the 51st state.

Feb 11, 2020 In The News

For the first time in more than a quarter century, Congress has voted on a measure to make most of the area comprising the District of Columbia the 51st state.

The House Committee on Oversight and Reform approved the bill, originally numbered HR 51, on a party-line 21-16 vote Tuesday after a contentious, hours long markup.

Feb 11, 2020 In The News

WASHINGTON – The Democrat-led House of Representatives voted 374-37 Tuesday to build a women's history museum on the National Mall.

Thirty-six Republicans and Rep. Justin Amash, I-Mich., voted against the measure. 

"Women have been left out of the telling of the nation's history," Rep. Carolyn Maloney, D-N.Y., one of the bill's sponsors, said on the House floor. 

Feb 10, 2020 In The News

NEW YORK (WCBS 880) — Women in Congress are celebrating what could be a landmark week for women’s rights.

The House is expected to vote this week on an Equal Rights Amendment bill and on the Smithsonian Women’s History Museum Act.  

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