WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) today released the following statement on the failure to renew the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act.
“The Terrorism Risk Insurance Act is essential to New York City’s economy and the economies of other cities that continue to be terrorist targets. The failure to extend it will have a very harmful effect.
WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) last night voted against the omnibus spending package, which passed the House of Representatives by a vote of 219-206. Maloney opposed the inclusion of a campaign finance provision that would provide for a ten-fold increase in maximum allowable donations to a political party committee.
WASHINGTON – After 16 years of work, a bill to form a commission on the creation of a National Women’s History Museum (H.R. 863/S. 398) will soon become law. Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN), Senator Susan Collins (R-ME), Senator Barbara Mikulski (D-MD) and Rep. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) hailed the achievement as a major victory for women.
WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) today released the following statement applauding the Federal Housing Finance Agency for directing Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to allocate funds to the Housing Trust Fund and Capital Magnet Fund pursuant to the Housing and Economic Recovery Act of 2008 (HERA).
WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) today lauded the inclusion of $50 million in funding for the Department of Defense Peer-Reviewed Cancer Research Program. The funding level represents a doubling of the previous year’s funding level of $25 million.
WASHINGTON – After months of debate and negotiation, the House of Representatives today passed a bill to extend the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act for an additional six years by a vote of 417-7. Congresswoman Carolyn B.
WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) today praised the members of the House Appropriations Committee for including in the 2015 Omnibus Appropriations bill an additional $41 million to eliminate the national backlog in DNA Rape Kit Analysis.
WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) this week hailed a victory in a decade’s long fight to secure compensation for Holocaust victims who were deported to Nazi death camps aboard Société nationale des chemins de fer français (SNCF) trains. A historic agreement reached by U.S. and French diplomats would establish a $60 million fund to compensate several thousand U.S.