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Jun 25, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), Congressman Jerry Nadler (D-NY), and Congressman Peter King (R-NY), sponsors of the H.R. 1327 Never Forget the Heroes Act, released the following statement after Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell told a group of 9/11 first responders that he will bring the bill to a vote on the Senate floor.

Jun 21, 2019 Press Release

NEW YORK, NY –  Following the announcement that the Astoria Houses Senior Center will remain open thanks to new funding in the New York City budget, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12) released the following statement:

 

Jun 21, 2019 Press Release
Dear Friend, It was another busy week back home in NYC and in Washington, DC. I kicked off last weekend with many of you at the #ImpeachTrump Day of Action in Foley Square, had the chance to speak with some of you and Patient Advocate Peter Morley about healthcare in Long Island City, and then it was back to DC to introduce legislation to help nonprofits and vote for a spending package that will finally fund gun violence research. More on all this below.
Jun 21, 2019 Press Release
Washington, DC – Following news that the Trump Administration is planning a mass roundup and deportation of migrant families in cities across the country, including NYC, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12) released the following statement.
Jun 21, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Representatives Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12), Jerrold Nadler (NY-10), and Nydia Velázquez (NY-07), today led a letter to Federal Aviation Administration Acting Administrator Daniel Elwell, urging the FAA to ban all non-essential helicopter flights over New York City. Joining the Members on the letter are Reps. Adriano Espaillat (NY-13), Kathleen M. Rice (NY-04), Grace Meng (NY-06), Thomas R. Suozzi (NY-03), Eliot L. Engel (NY-16), and José E. Serrano (NY-15). This request comes after the June 10 crash which resulted in the death of the pilot after he crashed on the roof of a Midtown building.
Jun 20, 2019 Press Release
Washington, DC – Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney (NY-12) and Senator Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.), lead sponsors of the Gun Violence Prevention Research Act, released the following joint statement after the U.S. House of Representatives passed a spending bill that includes $50 million for gun violence research. This is the first time the House of Representatives has approved federal funding for the study of gun violence since an appropriations rider called the Dickey amendment was put on the books in 1996. The spending package must still pass in the Senate and get the support of the White House. Rep. Maloney and Sen. Markey’s Gun Violence Prevention Research Act would fund research at the CDC on firearms safety and gun violence prevention at $50 million per year for Fiscal Years 2020-2025.
Jun 17, 2019 Press Release

Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) and Majority Whip James E. Clyburn today introduced the Nonprofit Relief Act of 2019 to repeal provisions of the 2017 Republican tax law that are hurting nonprofit organizations.

Jun 15, 2019 Press Release
NEW YORK, NY -- Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), today called the House of Representatives to begin the impeachment process at a rally at Foley Square in New York.
Jun 14, 2019 Press Release
New York, NY - Private development planned on the Holmes Towers public housing site on the Upper East Side will restart its community engagement process as the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) has withdrawn its Section 18 application from the Department of Housing and Urban Development. Since August 11, 2015, when Mayor de Blasio’s NextGen NYCHA infill program was announced as part of the 2015 NYCHA Annual Plan, Congress Member Carolyn Maloney, Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer and Council Member Ben Kallos, have joined tenants in expressing concerns that the program as proposed did not take sufficient input from tenants and community members and would not bring enough resources to NYCHA. NYCHA will now start a new community engagement process complete with new Section 18 application centered around residents, neighbors, Community Board 8, and local elected officials.
Jun 14, 2019 Press Release
Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), Chair of the House Committee on Financial Services Subcommittee on Investor Protection, Entrepreneurship, and Capital Markets, on Thursday introduced the Diversity in Corporate Leadership Act of 2019, to ensure that investors and the public have the information they need about the gender, racial, and ethnic diversity of corporate boards.

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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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