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Aug 18, 2019 Press Release

Following her participation in the annual India Day Parade, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12) released the following statement:

 

Aug 1, 2019 Press Release
NEW YORK, NY – Today, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney joined with NYC colleagues Representatives Grace Meng, Adriano Espaillat, Jerry Nadler, Greg Meeks, Nydia Velázquez, Max Rose, José E. Serrano, Yvette Clarke, Hakeem Jeffries, and Eliot Engel to issue the following joint statement regarding Eulen America’s treatment of its workers at John F. Kennedy Airport. Eulen is a private contractor at the airport whose employees work for American Airlines as baggage handlers, cabin cleaners, and wheelchair attendants.
Jul 30, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) and Congressman Gus Bilirakis (R-FL) reintroduced the Medicare Demonstration of Coverage for Low Vision Devices Act. This legislation would help Medicare beneficiaries live safe and independent lives by creating a five-year national demonstration project administered by the Department of Health and Human Services to evaluate the economic impact of allowing reimbursement for low vision devices under the Social Security Act, which are currently excluded from Medicare coverage.
Jul 26, 2019 Press Release
NEW YORK, NY – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), lead sponsor of the Never Forget the Heroes: James Zadroga, Ray Pfeifer, and Luis Alvarez Permanent Authorization of the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund Act, today sent Mayor de Blasio a formal request that he host a Canyon of Heroes parade to honor 9/11 responders and survivors.
Jul 26, 2019 Press Release
House passes Rep. Raul Ruiz’s H.R. 3239, Humanitarian Standards for Individuals in Customs and Border Protection Custody Act
WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) released the following statement after voting to help pass H.R. 3239, Humanitarian Standards for Individuals in Customs and Border Protection Custody Act.
Jul 23, 2019 Press Release
Washington, DC – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY-12), standing with U.S. Senators Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) and Cory Gardner (R-CO), U.S. Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer (D-NY), and Congressman Peter King (R-NY-2) today stood with 9/11 first responders, survivors, their families, and Jon Stewart to announce Senate passage of the bipartisan Never Forget the Heroes: James Zadroga, Ray Pfeifer, and Luis Alvarez Permanent Authorization of the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund Act. The bill to make the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund permanent passed the Senate by a vote of 97 to 2. Earlier this month, the bill passed the House of Representatives by a vote of 402-12, and it will now go to the President’s desk to be signed into law.
Jul 22, 2019 Press Release

NEW YORK- NY-  After learning of the death of Robert Morgenthau, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney released the following statement:

Jul 18, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON— Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12), Vice Chair of the U.S. Congress Joint Economic Committee and original cosponsor of H.R. 582: Raise the Wage Act, issued the following statement on the importance of raising the federal minimum wage.
Jul 16, 2019 Press Release

NEW YORK, NY – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), urged the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) to do more public outreach to inform L Train riders of service disruptions and the upcoming planned closure of the L train for many weekends and late nights in the coming months in a letter sent yesterday to MTA CEO and Chairman Patrick J Foye.

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Oct 23, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON — As Congress continues to seek answers about the proposed Libra cryptocurrency, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's responses to lawmakers Wednesday further cast doubt on the project’s future.

Oct 23, 2019 In The News

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on Wednesday fielded sharp criticism and tough questions about nearly all aspects of his company's business practices at a hearing about Facebook’s new cryptocurrency project Libra.

Oct 22, 2019 In The News

President Trump wanted Ukraine’s head of state to publicly commit to investigating Joe Biden’s family and debunked claims about the 2016 election before he would release crucial U.S. military aid to the eastern European country, a top American diplomat testified in the House impeachment inquiry Tuesday.

Oct 22, 2019 In The News

The House on Tuesday passed legislation aimed at cracking down on the use of anonymous shell companies for illicit activities.

The bill passed by a vote of 249-173. Twenty-five Republicans joined most Democrats in voting for the bill, while five Democrats voted against it.s

The vote comes after the House Financial Services Committee advanced the measure in June.

Oct 21, 2019 In The News

Access to firearms triples the risk of death by suicide, which is having a punishing effect on the U.S. economy, a startling new report from the United States Joint Economic Committee showed.

Oct 16, 2019 In The News

The Commerce Department is developing a methodology for compiling and publishing regular statistics on inequality and plans to publish its prototype measures in 2020.

Oct 16, 2019 In The News

Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12) hosted a town hall, Impeachment 101, on Thursday, October 10 in Brooklyn with special guest former Congresswoman Elizabeth Holtzman.

Oct 10, 2019 In The News

Officials with the National Treasury Employees Union said Thursday that they are hopeful that a plan to provide federal workers with 12 weeks of paid family leave will soon become law.

Oct 4, 2019 In The News

Nicole Morio works for the Social Security Administration, helping Americans navigate their way to a financially secure retirement. Yet her own financial situation is anything but secure. 

The 36-year-old had a baby four weeks ago. And the federal government doesn’t offer its more than 2 million workers paid leave after the birth of a child. 

Oct 4, 2019 In The News

For 20 years, proponents in and out of Congress have sought the creation of a national museum devoted to women’s history, and a new bipartisan push will likely get the matter a vote in the House this fall.

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