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Jun 4, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC -- Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) released the following statement after voting for final passage of H.R. 6, The American Dream and Promise Act,:

Jun 3, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) voted to pass the Supplemental Appropriations for Disaster Relief Act, a bipartisan and bicameral agreement which includes a total of $19.1 billion for disaster relief, including $1.4 billion for Puerto Rico.
May 31, 2019 Press Release
NEW YORK, NY- Today, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), co-chair of the House Census Caucus and author of the 2020 Census IDEA Act, gathered with census experts and community advocates in response to the revelation of documents showing that a Republican gerrymandering expert was the driving force behind the Trump Administration’s unconstitutional attempt to add a citizenship question to the 2020 decennial census. The coalition of census advocates called for increased federal resources and state funding in the communities the Trump Administration aims to undercount. Our democracy depends on a full and accurate count of our nation’s residents and the Trump Administration cannot be allowed to compromise that.
May 30, 2019 Press Release
NEW YORK, NY – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) and Congresswoman Donna Shalala (D-FL), former Secretary of Health and Human Services under President Clinton, today hosted a roundtable discussion on the importance of vaccines for public health in the wake of the measles outbreak in NYC. The Congresswomen were joined by Jennifer J. Raab, President of Hunter College; Councilman Ben Kallos; Dr. Jason Schwartz, Assistant Professor in the Department of Health Policy and Management at the Yale School of Public Health; and Dr. Adam Ratner, Director of Pediatric Infectious Disease at NYU Langone.
May 28, 2019 Press Release
Hearing held in Queens Focuses on Importance of Accurate Census Data for Congressional Representation, Distribution of Federal Funds, and to Business Development
NEW YORK, NY – Today, at the request of Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), co-chair of the House Census Caucus, and Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY), Congressman Jamie Raskin (D-MD), the Chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and Reform Subcommittee on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties, held a field hearing titled “Getting Counted: The Importance of the Census to State and Local Communities” during which experts testified to how census data is used by state and local communities and the efforts of governments, non-profits, and businesses to make sure everyone is counted.
May 24, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC –Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), the daughter and sister of veterans, yesterday voted to pass the bipartisan SECURE Act, which includes the Gold Star Family Tax Relief Act to fix a consequence of the GOP Tax Law that is causing Gold Star families to see drastic tax increases.
May 23, 2019 Press Release
Legislation Will Restore and Protect Powers of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), senior member of the House Financial Services Committee and former member of the Dodd-Frank Conference Committee, yesterday spoke on the House floor in favor of and then voted with her colleagues to pass H.R. 1500, the Consumers First Act.

May 22, 2019 Press Release
Congresswomen requested inclusion of limiting amendment following questioning of Sec. Carson
WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswomen Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY-12) and Nydia Velázquez (D-NY-07) released the following statement today after the House Committee on Appropriations included a limiting amendment in the FY2020 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations bill to stop Housing and Urban Development from using any federal funding to implement their plan to kick 55,000 American kids of mixed status families out on the street.
May 21, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswomen Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY-12) and Nydia Velázquez (D-NY-07) today requested that House Appropriations Committee Subcommittee on Transportation, and Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Chairman David E. Price (D-NC) and Ranking Member Mario Diaz-Balart (R-FL) include a limiting amendment in the FY2020 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations bill to stop Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) proposed change to Section 214 of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1980 that would leave thousands of immigrant families homeless.


Mar 29, 2019 In The News

The United States economy grew by 2.2 percent in the fourth quarter last year, according to updated numbers released by the government on Thursday.

Mar 22, 2019 In The News

A dozen representatives from New York’s Congressional Delegation – among them Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-Upper East Side) and Rep. Adriano Espaillat (D-Washington Heights, Sugar Hill) – wrote a letter to Governor Andrew Cuomo(D), beckoning him to include an anti-homelessness program in the budget.

Mar 19, 2019 In The News

Several members of Congress on Tuesday urged Albany to budget $40 million to hire workers to encourage New Yorkers to complete the upcoming census.

The census, to be conducted next in 2020, is used to determine how much the federal government gives individual states for the following decade.

Mar 17, 2019 In The News

Elected officials and supporters gathered on the Upper East Side on Sunday to denounce hate in the wake of the mosque shootings in New Zealand and anti-Semitic graffiti recently sprayed at a recreation center in the city. 

Mar 14, 2019 In The News

Washington -- Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross faced sharp questioning from House Democrats over his controversial decision to add a question on U.S. citizenship to the 2020 census at a public hearing that ran for more than six hours.

Mar 13, 2019 In The News

In this op-ed, New York Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney explains why the Equal Rights Amendment still hasn't been ratified, her efforts over the last 20 years to change that, and why she thinks 2019 could be the year.

Mar 12, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON — Timothy J. Sloan went to Capitol Hill on Tuesday to convince members of Congress that Wells Fargo had become a better bank.

By the time he left, it was clear that few believed him.

Mar 5, 2019 In The News

A group of Democratic lawmakers on Tuesday introduced legislation that would guarantee federal employees 12 weeks of paid family leave. 

Mar 5, 2019 In The News

Federal employees would be entitled to 12 weeks of paid leave to care for themselves or family members under a new bill Democratic lawmakers put forward on Tuesday, marking an expansion to the long sought-after benefits for civil servants.

Feb 25, 2019 In The News

The September 11th Victim Compensation Fund is running out of money and will cut future payments to first responders and victims of the 2001 attacks by as much as 70 percent, officials announced last week.