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, DC – Representatives Carolyn B. Maloney (D, NY-12) and Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) members of the House Financial Services Committee, announced today that their bipartisan bill, the NFIP Policyholder Protection Act (H.R.
WASHINGTON – After a shooter opened fire at a Republican Congressional Baseball Game practice, wounding five people, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12) released the following statement:
“Today, House Republicans, against the recommendations of consumer rights’ groups and those in the financial services industry, and without the support of a single Democrat, passed the Financial CHOICE Act.
House Bill to create museum surpasses 150 cosponsors as Smithsonian Launches Women’s History Initiative
WASHINGTON, DC — The movement to establish a new Smithsonian museum dedicated to American women’s history is gaining steam. The bill to create a women’s history museum (HR 19), sponsored by Reps. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) and Ed Royce (R-CA), just passed the 150 cosponsor mark and the Smithsonian Institute is now raising funds for an American Women’s History Initiative.
WASHINGTON — The long, hard fight to reauthorize funds for 9/11 survivors is finally coming to an end.
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — There’s new hope that the law providing health benefits for first responders who grew ill after the Sept. 11 attacks will continue.
WASHINGTON -- A new bill to aid ailing 9/11 responders was on the cusp of completion Tuesday, with legislators and staff scrambling to tie up the last details, lawmakers and sources said.
When all is said and done, the new James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act should weigh in at about $8 billion.
On the morning of Sept. 11, 2001 I was driving into New York City for work. In truth, most Americans remember where they were that dark day. But judging from the federal government’s unacceptable delay in reauthorizing the Zadroga Act, some members of Congress seem to have forgotten.
WASHINGTON -- Congress is finally responding.
Over 14 years after terrorists hijacked planes to strike the United States on Sept. 11, 2001, lawmakers on Capitol Hill cut a deal Tuesday to provide effectively permanent health care for the thousands of Americans who are now sick and dying because they came forward to help that day.
After tirelessly lobbying Congress since late summer, the first responders who spent months working at Ground Zero following the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, are set to finally receive lifetime medical care for the illnesses attributable to their time on "the pile."
The first responders and survivors of the terror attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, share a common bond.
John Feal is a tired man.
The 49-year-old Long Islander has made 22 trips to Washington in the past 11 months, leading groups of fellow construction workers and 9/11 responders to plead with members of Congress and staff to renew $8 billion in aid for those who fell sick after working at Ground Zero.
The poor treatment of 9/11 first responders started before the toxic dust had settled, with federal officials declaring the air safe to breathe and the mayor of New York, Rudy Giuliani, putting progress with the cleanup ahead of worker safety.
No one in charge insisted the job get done right, just that it get done.
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.