WASHINGTON—Today, Congresswomen Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) and Ann Wagner (R-MO) sent a joint letter to U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions calling on the Department of Justice to open an immediate criminal investigation into Backpage.com’s knowing advertisement and facilitation of online sex trafficking.
Congresswoman to reintroduce her Supporting Working Moms Act, which provides workplace protections for breastfeeding and pumping mothers
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NEW YORK—Following the horrific shooting of NYPD Officer Miosotis Familia, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12) released the following statement:
“The cold-blooded assassination of Officer Miosotis Familia, while she was sitting in a police vehicle in the Bronx early this morning, was a horrific and contemptible act of mindless savagery.
Joint Economic Committee Democrats released a video today highlighting the impact TrumpCare would have on American families. The video features Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney (D-N.Y.), House Ranking Member of the Joint Economic Committee and Senator Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.), Ranking Member of the Joint Economic Committee.
Representatives introduce bipartisan legislation to combat anonymous shell companies used to finance criminal activity
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WASHINGTON, DC – After the Congressional Budget Office released its final assessment of the Senate Republicans’ healthcare bill, the Better Care Reconciliation Act (BCRA), Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12) released the following statement:
New York City – After learning of the death of newsman Gabe Pressman, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12) issued the following statement:
“I was deeply saddened to learn of the death of Gabe Pressman, a senior correspondent for WNBC-TV, and one of the most trustworthy guide-stars in New York City’s storied constellation of great television reporters.
NEW YORK—Today, Rep. Carolyn Maloney (NY-12), called for the City of New York to reopen Engine 261 in Long Island City, which has been closed since 2003. Over the last 14 years, LIC has become the fastest growing neighborhood in the city, with an increasing population and growing commercial sector.
WASHINGTON — Comedian Jon Stewart apologized to 9/11 first responders Wednesday saying it was embarrassing that they had to plead with Congress to renew their health and compensation coverage.
WASHINGTON (CBSNewYork) — Retired New York City firefighter Ray Pfeifer worked on the pile at Ground Zero. Now he’s working to stay alive, living with advanced kidney cancer since 2009.
“I am the luckiest Stage 4 cancer guy out there,” he said. “I can’t complain. I have 14 more years than my friends did.”
Soon after the horrific destruction of the World Trade Center towers 14 years ago, bumper stickers abounded in parallel with the nation’s grief. “Never Forget,” one proclaimed with great resolve. “We Will Always Remember,” promised another.
Nicholas Poliseno uttered this statement calmly to Downtown Express after a press conference last week where elected officials pushed for the permanent reauthorization of the Zadroga Act, the 9/11 health bill which expires for patients in October.
On the 14th anniversary of the worst terrorist attack against the U.S. in history, many first responders are pleading for the continuation of a program that pays for injuries sustained while responding to the call of duty and the illnesses they developed afterward.
WASHINGTON — Comedian Jon Stewart will help lobby Congress next week to continue a program that monitors thousands of people for health problems related to their work at Ground Zero, the senator leading the lobbying effort said Tuesday.
Jon Stewart and 100 first reponders to the September 11 attacks will call on Congress next week to permantently extend legislaiton that provides healthcare to those with 9/11 related illnesses.
LOWER MANHATTAN — After Susan Herr managed to escape the 68th floor of Tower 2, as fire and chaos were enveloping the Twin Towers on Sept. 11, 2001 — she thought the toughest day of her life had to be behind her.
“But I was wrong,” Herr said, choking back tears. “The hardest day of my life has been going though chemotherapy and radiation at the same time.”