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Jul 18, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON— Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12), Vice Chair of the U.S. Congress Joint Economic Committee and original cosponsor of H.R. 582: Raise the Wage Act, issued the following statement on the importance of raising the federal minimum wage.
Jul 16, 2019 Press Release

NEW YORK, NY – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), urged the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) to do more public outreach to inform L Train riders of service disruptions and the upcoming planned closure of the L train for many weekends and late nights in the coming months in a letter sent yesterday to MTA CEO and Chairman Patrick J Foye.

Jul 15, 2019 Press Release

NEW YORK, NY – Today, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) joined New York Senator Chuck Schumer, Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), and 9/11 first responders and health and compensation advocates to celebrate the overwhelming House passage of H.R.

Jul 12, 2019 Press Release
Group Calls on Senate and Leader McConnell to Pass Bill Quickly
WASHINGTON, DC – Following House passage of the H.R. 1327: Never Forget the Heroes: James Zadroga, Ray Pfeifer, and Luis Alvarez Permanent Authorization of the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund Act, Speaker Nancy Pelosi and lead bill sponsors Representatives Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), and Peter King (R-NY) joined with first responders, survivors, victim’s families and advocates to celebrate this step in making the VCF permanent.
Jul 11, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), Vice Chair of the Joint Economic Committee and House sponsor of the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA), today formally demanded that US Soccer Federation President Carlos Cordeiro implement equal pay for the US Women’s National Team (USWNT).
Jul 10, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), sponsor of H.R. 1534 Federal Employee Paid Leave Act (FEPLA), Congresswoman Chrissy Houlahan (D-PA), and House Armed Services Committee Chairman Adam Smith (D-WA) released the following statements after their amendment, which reflects the language in H.R.

Jul 10, 2019 Press Release
Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) today released the following statement congratulating the US Women’s National Team on their record-setting World Cup victory and supporting their fight for equal pay.
Jul 8, 2019 Press Release
Bill to be renamed the Never Forget the Heroes: James Zadroga, Ray Pfeifer, and Luis Alvarez Permanent Authorization of the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund Act
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the lead sponsors the bipartisan Never Forget the Heroes Act (H.R. 1327/S. 546) announced that the bill will be renamed as the Never Forget the Heroes: James Zadroga, Ray Pfeifer, and Luis Alvarez Permanent Authorization of the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund Act. This action by Congressmembers Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), Jerry Nadler (D-NY), and Peter King (R-NY) and Senators Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) and Cory Gardner (R-CO) and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) honors these brave first responders who not only answered the call on 9/11/2001 and in the weeks and months afterwards, but also came to exemplify the fight for permanent healthcare and compensation for the 9/11 community. The amendment to make this change will be introduced as the bill comes to the House floor.
Jul 2, 2019 Press Release
NEW YORK, NY – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), co-chair and founder of the House Census Caucus, who today sent a letter to Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross urging him to begin printing the 2020 Census without the citizenship question, released the following statement when it was reported the bureau will do just that.
Jul 2, 2019 Press Release
Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), co-chair and founder of the House Census Caucus and author of the 2020 Census IDEA Act, today was joined by her colleagues in telling Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross that he must not delay printing the 2020 Census as per President Trump’s tweets, because the U.S. Congress has no intention of changing the law which mandates the census start on April 1, 2020.

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Jun 12, 2019 In The News
Victims and first responders of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks could continue receiving compensation through fiscal year 2090 under a bill approved Wednesday by the House Judiciary Committee.
Jun 12, 2019 In The News
On Tuesday, former Daily Show host and frequent advocate for 9/11 first responders Jon Stewart appeared before the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties, encouraging representatives to vote on Wednesday to re-up the funding of the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund. But Stewart, who appeared alongside World Trade Center emergency workers, became frustrated when only a little over half of the subcommittee members showed up.
Jun 11, 2019 In The News
The Supreme Court is expected to decide this month whether to uphold three district court decisions that ruled illegal the Commerce Department’s wish to add a citizenship question to the 2020 Census. It is difficult to overstate the importance of this ruling. Siding with the Trump administration would ignore the plain language of the law, make the decennial Census less accurate, deny some parts of the country adequate federal resources and deprive millions of Americans of fair representation.
Jun 11, 2019 In The News
What can bring together a Republican from farm country and a Democrat from midtown Manhattan? Our 9/11 heroes.
Jun 10, 2019 In The News

Firefighters and police responded to a high-rise building in New York City after a helicopter crash-landed on the roof Monday afternoon, leaving one person dead and raising questions about why the helicopter had been flying on a rainy, foggy day in a flight-restricted part of the city.

Jun 6, 2019 In The News
The House Judiciary Committee held a hearing this week on threats to reproductive rights, and while witness lists tend not to be especially noteworthy, in this case, these participants had something important in common:
May 29, 2019 In The News
Politicians and advocates rallied in lower Manhattan Wednesday in support of a federal bill that would permanently authorize the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund Act.
May 29, 2019 In The News
$73 billion per-year or $2,700 per New Yorker -- that’s how much money could be at risk if New York City's population isn’t properly counted in the upcoming 2020 census. "Everyone must be counted. Not just citizens, not just legal residents but everyone,” said Rep. Carolyn Maloney.
May 23, 2019 In The News
In a moment of reckoning for women’s equality, lawmakers and investors are teaming up to push for change in corporate boardrooms, executive suites, and across the country — and that’s generating renewed interest in an Equal Rights Amendment.
May 22, 2019 In The News
The House voted Wednesday to undo the Trump administration’s reining in of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) and prevent future directors from replicating those efforts.

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