Representatives introduce bipartisan legislation to combat anonymous shell companies used to finance criminal activity
WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Carolyn B.
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.
“The Senate Republicans' so-called healthcare bill is deceptively named and disastrously constructed, especially for New York. This bill, drafted in secret, is just as cruel as the one every Democrat opposed in the House. Instead of expanding access to healthcare as promised by the President, it will rip away health insurance from millions of New Yorkers.
WASHINGTON, DC—After the conclusion of the two-day markup in the House Financial Services Committee on various flood insurance bills, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12), released the following statement:
WASHINGTON, DC—Representatives Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12) and Gus Bilirakis (FL-12), co-chairs of the Congressional Caucus on Hellenic Issues, today led a bipartisan effort urging Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to block a small arms sale that would benefit the Turkish Presidential security guards who beat unarmed protesters last month in front of the Turkish Embassy.
WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12) today joined Congresswoman Grace Meng (NY-6) to introduce the Community College Students Success Act (CCSSA).
WASHINGTON -- Just when it looked like a new 9/11 health and compensation law was on the brink of being finalized -- and after House Speaker Paul Ryan threw his support behind it -- sources told The Huffington Post troubling last-minutes snags were emerging.
Calling it the “ultimate irony,” New York Police Department Commissioner William Bratton lobbied Congress for 9/11 first responders’ health benefits as lawmakers held hearings on terrorism. A deal is promised, but advocates ask only for action.
In the aftermath of 9/11, then-New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani was often referred to as “America’s mayor.” So you might call the police and firefighters who courageously rushed to the scene that day “America’s first responders.”
Mr. Giuliani still enjoys his title on occasion. If only the nation’s memory of all the frontline heroes of that day was so enduring.
WASHINGTON — Congress has made significant progress toward passing a renewal of the Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act, New York lawmakers said Thursday, but they were quick to counsel caution by quoting Yogi Berra: “It ain’t over ‘til it’s over.”
WASHINGTON, D.C. (CBSNewYork) — The battle to extend health benefits for 9/11 first responders goes on in Congress. And now, advocates hope to beat an end-of-the-session deadline this week.
Lawmakers on Capitol Hill and 9/11 first responders are furious that the Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act has not been renewed, CBS2’s Dick Brennan reported.
On October 1, the World Trade Center Health Program expired. The legislation helped pay for the medical costs of 9/11 first responders; hundreds have already died from illnesses stemming from the awful things they had to inhale at Ground Zero in the years since September 11, 2001.
WASHINGTON - If Congress doesn't move to reauthorize the Zadroga Act for 9/11 survivors by Thursday, a top advocate isn't going to move from Congress.
NEW YORK(CBSNewYork) — New York lawmakers renewed their demands for Congress to fully extend health care coverage for 9/11 first responders.
The Zadroga Act provides medical screenings and treatment for responders exposed to toxic substances at Ground Zero.
As WCBS-880’s Stephanie Colombini reported, the long fight to get the act extended is still not over.
Standing in the shadow of the towering rebuilt World Trade Center, scores of firefighters and police officers, led by Mayor Bill de Blasio and two United States senators from New York, rallied on Sunday to press Congres
Congressional leaders have reached a tentative deal to renew the Zadroga Act but limit 9/11 survivors’ economic benefits to another five years and $4.6 billion, sources close to the negotiations have told THE CHIEF-LEADER.