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.
WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) today testified before the House Rules Committee on the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act (TRIA) Reauthorization Legislation introduced by House Republicans. Below are her prepared remarks.
WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) today released the following statement applauding a historic agreement reached between U.S. and French diplomats to compensate Holocaust victims who were deported on Société nationale des chemins de fer français (SNCF) trains. Maloney’s efforts helped bring the French to the negotiating table.
PARIS (AP) — Thousands of Holocaust survivors and family members in the United States and elsewhere will be entitled to compensation from a $60 million French-U.S. fund announced Friday — reparations to those deported by France's state rail company SNCF during the Nazi occupation.
France has agreed to pay reparations to American survivors of the Holocaust who were deported to Nazi death camps in French trains, after a year of negotiations with the Obama administration.
WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12) today participated in a press conference on the need to reauthorize the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act with Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer, House Financial Services Committee Ranking Member Maxine Waters and other Democratic Members. Maloney’s prepared remarks follow:
WASHINGTON (AP) — As Congress races to its lame-duck finish, time is running out on a government program that provides a backstop to private-sector insurance against terrorist attacks.