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Nov 14, 2015 Press Release

NEW YORK -- Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY-12) today released the following statement in reaction to the terrorist attacks in Paris: 

Nov 12, 2015 Press Release
Current six-year house bill would cut $80 million a year from transit in NYC

NEW YORK—Today, Mayor Bill de Blasio and the New York City Congressional delegation urged Congress to invest – not disinvest – from New York City transportation and infrastructure needs, encouraging the House and Senate to pass a long-term surface transportation reauthorization that increases federal funding support for our transportation systems, including subways, buses, stre

Nov 10, 2015 Press Release
Unemployment is falling, but many challenges remain for military families, according to Joint Economic Committee Democrat’s report

WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), the Ranking Democrat on the Congressional Joint Economic Committee, today released a new fact sheet outlining the economic challenges for veterans.

Nov 4, 2015 Press Release
Bill allows investment grade municipal bonds to be included in bank liquidity buffers

WASHINGTON – The House Financial Services Committee today approved legislation (H.R. 2209) authored by Reps. Luke Messer (R-IN) and Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) to protect financial institution investment in local communities by including investment grade municipal bonds in bank liquidity buffers.

Nov 3, 2015 Press Release

NEW YORKCongresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12) and Congressman Charles Rangel (NY-13) today sent a letter to the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, questioning future plans for Phase 2 of the Second Avenue Subway in light of recent cuts announced in the 2015-2019 capital plan.

Nov 2, 2015 Press Release

NEW YORK – Members of the New York and New Jersey congressional delegations today united at the site of the September 11 World Trade Center attacks to voice their opposition to new proposals that would make cuts to health care and compensation and only temporarily extend the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act.

Oct 30, 2015 Press Release
African Americans across the Country Face Vast Disparities in Employment, Wealth Compared to Whites
Members of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) and the Joint Economic Committee (JEC) Democrats held a public forum at the Harlem Hospital Center to discuss the impact of economic challenges and persistent inequities facing the African American community in New York. Members heard from New York community and academic leaders during an informative discussion on the vast economic disparities among African Americans and whites around the country.
Oct 29, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON -- Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY12) and Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY10) today released the following statement in reaction to a discussion draft released by Energy and Commerce Republicans to provide a temporary 5-year extension of the World Trade Center Health Program, which was established by the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act:

Oct 29, 2015 Press Release
Nearly one-third of cuts to MTA Capital Plan come from Second Avenue Subway Phase 2

 NEW YORK—Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY12) and Congressman Charles B. Rangel (D-NY13), longtime advocates for the Second Avenue Subway and East Side Access, raised concerns about the capital plan adopted by the MTA’s Board today:

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