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May 21, 2019 Press Release
Landmark law is saving cardholders $12 billion per year
WASHINGTON, DC – Ahead of tomorrow’s 10 year anniversary of the signing of the 2009 Credit Card Accountability, Responsibility, and Disclosure Act (CARD Act), Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), author of the bill and Chair of the House Financial Services Subcommittee Investor Protection, Entrepreneurship, and Capital Markets, marked the occasion with various consumer groups including Americans for Financial Reform (AFR), USPIRG, Center for Responsible Lending, and Consumer Federation of America.
May 20, 2019 Press Release
Following a meeting with Dr. Sima Samar, Chairperson of the Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission, Rep. Maloney expresses concerns to Sec. Pompeo that Afghan women’s rights are at risk

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) today sent a letter to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo requesting that he document how the United States is working to make sure that Afghan women are included in the ongoing peace talks between the US and the Taliban.

May 17, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) on Thursday voted to pass H.R 987, the Strengthening Health Care and Lowering Prescription Drug Costs Act, a major piece of legislation that addresses two top concerns of the American people – lowering prescription drug prices and defending vital protections for people with pre-existing conditions. This bill is a critical component of the For The People agenda. Following passage of the bill, the Congresswoman released the following statement.
May 17, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), member of the LGBT Equality Caucus, voted to pass H.R. 5, the Equality Act, to ensure that all LGBTQ Americans are granted the full protections guaranteed by federal civil rights law. The Equality Act extends anti-discrimination protections to LGBTQ Americans with regard to employment, education, access to credit, jury service, federal funding, housing and public accommodations.
May 17, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Following reports that Google has given more than $150,000 in advertising grants to Obria Group, an organization that runs fake medical clinics with a history of falsely advertising medical services to pregnant women, Congresswomen Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) and Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR) today demanded that Google remove these ads from their platform and cease any funding.
May 14, 2019 Press Release
Group calls for bipartisan support and passage of the Corporate Transparency Act
WASHINGTON, DC – Representatives Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) and Peter King (R-NY), lead sponsors of the Corporate Transparency Act, today joined with the FACT Coalition and the Bank Policy Institute to highlight the need to crack down on anonymous shell companies. Reps. Maloney has been introducing a form of the bill for the last 5 congresses. The bill will be considered by the House Financial Services Committee at the next full committee markup.
May 10, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), chair of the House Census Caucus; Congressman Wm. Lacy Clay, former chair of the Oversight Subcommittee on Information Policy, Census, and National Archives; and Congressman Frank Pallone (D-NJ), chair of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce; on Thursday sent a letter to Postmaster General Megan Brennan requesting that she consider an investigation into a reported mail piece from the Republican National Committee appearing to be from the US Census Bureau.
May 9, 2019 Press Release
House Passes Bill to Reverse Trump Rule that Allows Insurance Companies to Deny Coverage to People with Pre-Existing Conditions
WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), today voted to pass H.R. 986, the Protecting Americans with Pre-Existing Conditions Act, to block the Trump Administration’s dangerous October 2018 guidance that gives states the ability to weaken the Affordable Care Act’s critical protections for Americans with pre-existing conditions. The Congresswoman issued the following statement after the vote.
May 9, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswomen Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) and Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR) today reintroduced the Stop Deceptive Advertising for Women’s Healthcare Services Act to crack down on false advertising related to family planning and reproductive health services. This bill directs the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to prohibit reproductive healthcare service providers, including fake women’s health centers, from using deceptive advertising to imply that they provide abortion services when they do not, or that they do not provide abortion services when they do.
May 8, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) released the following statement after her meeting today with Dr. Sima Samar, Chairperson of the Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission.

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Feb 25, 2019 In The News

Comedian Jon Stewart went to Capitol Hill on Monday to demand Congress provide additional funding for survivors and first responders of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.

“Congress needs to do this urgently and cleanly, and not use these men and women as a bargaining chip,” the former "The Daily Show" host told NBC News’ Andrea Mitchell.

Feb 25, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON — First responders, survivors and their advocates — some sick and disabled — rallied at the Capitol Monday to demand Congress never forget their sacrifice and restore the 9/11 victims compensation fund that is nearly gutted.

Feb 25, 2019 In The News

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Feb 25, 2019 In The News

On Monday, a comedian went to Capitol Hill to work with lawmakers for a noble reason. Jon Stewart supported the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund by endorsing the Never Forg

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.

Feb 25, 2019 In The News

The conversation around "stealthing" — the nonconsensual removal or deliberate damaging of a condom during sex — as a form of sexual assault is not new, and neither is the lack of movement on this issue at the federal level. But with Democrats now controlling the House, Reps.

Feb 16, 2019 In The News

Under the law setting up the federal 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund, Special Master Rupa Bhattacharyya is required to carefully husband the $7.375 billion that Congress allocated for those sickened and killed by exposure to the toxic air at the World Trade Center site.

Feb 15, 2019 In The News

NEW YORK (AP) — The compensation fund for victims of 9/11 is running out of money and will cut future payments by 50 to 70 percent, officials announced Friday.

Feb 12, 2019 In The News

Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney and community leaders urging the MTA to to fund the proposed Sunnyside LIRR station. (via Maloney’s office)

Feb 11, 2019 In The News

LONG ISLAND CITY, NY – Just days after Amazon reportedly began to re-consider its move to NYC, the retail giant got some Queens love.

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