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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.
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.


Apr 24, 2019 In The News

The House Judiciary Committee will hold a hearing on the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) next week—the first in over three decades.

Apr 23, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON — New York state’s top lawyers were at the center of the U.S. Supreme Court's consideration Tuesday of the Trump administration's decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 Census — a move seen by Democrats as an effort to weaken the party’s base in states with large immigrant populations.

Apr 15, 2019 In The News

This time, Congress actually may be answering the call of ailing 9/11 responders and others who are still getting sick and dying 18 years after hijackers perpetrated the worst terrorist attacks in U.S. history.

Apr 10, 2019 In The News

One by one, the leaders of seven of the country’s largest banks told skeptical House Democrats Wednesday that a decade after the global financial crisis, the industry is financially healthier and less risky.

Apr 9, 2019 In The News

Stephen Moore, the economic commentator whom President Donald Trump plans to nominate to the Federal Reserve Board, lacks the expertise and political independence needed to help set interest rates for the U.S. economy, a top Congressional Democrat said on Tuesday.

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.