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Jun 26, 2019 Press Release

“Like many Americans, I am horrified by the suffering inflicted upon children and families at the border. The humanitarian crisis created by the Trump Administration’s inhumane policies requires an extraordinary response. I voted for passage of the emergency supplemental funding bill because it delivers immediate help to the children currently being held in detention centers.

Jun 26, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), co-chair of the House Census Caucus and author of the 2020 Census IDEA Act, went to the House floor today to release documents directly linking Secretary Ross’ decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 Census to Thomas Hofeller, known to the GOP has the Michelangelo of gerrymandering. The documents, which were discovered by a courageous woman and turned over to pro-bono lawyers working on the Common Cause v. Lewis case, show a direct link between the decision to add the question and partisan, political gerrymandering motivations. The communications in these documents completely invalidates the Administration’s claim that this question is needed to better enforce voting rights. Rep. Maloney met with the lawyers Tuesday morning.
Jun 25, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), Congressman Jerry Nadler (D-NY), and Congressman Peter King (R-NY), sponsors of the H.R. 1327 Never Forget the Heroes Act, released the following statement after Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell told a group of 9/11 first responders that he will bring the bill to a vote on the Senate floor.

Jun 21, 2019 Press Release

NEW YORK, NY –  Following the announcement that the Astoria Houses Senior Center will remain open thanks to new funding in the New York City budget, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12) released the following statement:

 

Jun 21, 2019 Press Release
Dear Friend, It was another busy week back home in NYC and in Washington, DC. I kicked off last weekend with many of you at the #ImpeachTrump Day of Action in Foley Square, had the chance to speak with some of you and Patient Advocate Peter Morley about healthcare in Long Island City, and then it was back to DC to introduce legislation to help nonprofits and vote for a spending package that will finally fund gun violence research. More on all this below.
Jun 21, 2019 Press Release
Washington, DC – Following news that the Trump Administration is planning a mass roundup and deportation of migrant families in cities across the country, including NYC, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12) released the following statement.
Jun 21, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Representatives Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12), Jerrold Nadler (NY-10), and Nydia Velázquez (NY-07), today led a letter to Federal Aviation Administration Acting Administrator Daniel Elwell, urging the FAA to ban all non-essential helicopter flights over New York City. Joining the Members on the letter are Reps. Adriano Espaillat (NY-13), Kathleen M. Rice (NY-04), Grace Meng (NY-06), Thomas R. Suozzi (NY-03), Eliot L. Engel (NY-16), and José E. Serrano (NY-15). This request comes after the June 10 crash which resulted in the death of the pilot after he crashed on the roof of a Midtown building.
Jun 20, 2019 Press Release
Washington, DC – Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney (NY-12) and Senator Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.), lead sponsors of the Gun Violence Prevention Research Act, released the following joint statement after the U.S. House of Representatives passed a spending bill that includes $50 million for gun violence research. This is the first time the House of Representatives has approved federal funding for the study of gun violence since an appropriations rider called the Dickey amendment was put on the books in 1996. The spending package must still pass in the Senate and get the support of the White House. Rep. Maloney and Sen. Markey’s Gun Violence Prevention Research Act would fund research at the CDC on firearms safety and gun violence prevention at $50 million per year for Fiscal Years 2020-2025.
Jun 17, 2019 Press Release

Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) and Majority Whip James E. Clyburn today introduced the Nonprofit Relief Act of 2019 to repeal provisions of the 2017 Republican tax law that are hurting nonprofit organizations.

Jun 15, 2019 Press Release
NEW YORK, NY -- Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), today called the House of Representatives to begin the impeachment process at a rally at Foley Square in New York.

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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.

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