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Jun 10, 2015 Press Release
New commemorative coin would generate funds for breast cancer research and awareness at no cost to taxpayers

Jun 8, 2015 Press Release
Economy adds 280,000 nonfarm jobs in May

WASHINGTON - Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-N.Y.), Ranking Democrat of the Joint Economic Committee (JEC), Friday released the following statement about the announcement by the Department of Labor that the economy added 280,000 nonfarm jobs in May, and the unemployment rate remained essentially the same at 5.5 percent.

Jun 2, 2015 Press Release
Two bills would increase federal funding for gun violence research, ensure that only authorized users can operate handguns

Washington (June 2, 2015) – As community advocates, clergy, elected leaders and victims call for action today on National Gun Violence Awareness Day, Senator Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.) and Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-N.Y.) introduced two pieces of legislation to address the gun violence that is gripping communities across the country.

Jun 1, 2015 Press Release
WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) today released details of a new report, which shows that $20.1 million in Social Security benefits were paid to 133 alleged and convicted Nazis. Maloney requested the report from the Social Security Administration’s Office of the Inspector General in October 2014.
May 29, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) has introduced the Firearm Risk Protection Act (H.R. 2546) to require liability insurance coverage for gun owners. Maloney introduced identical legislation in the 113th Congress.

May 27, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Reps. Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), Andy Barr (R-KY), and 252 other House Members have asked the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau for a grace period that would help lenders and home buyers comply with a new regulation.

May 21, 2015 Press Release
WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), ranking member of the House Financial Services Subcommittee on Capital Markets and GSEs, today applauded the Federal Reserve’s proposed rule to include municipal bonds in the range of assets banks may use to satisfy Liquidity Coverage Ratio (LCR) requirements.
May 20, 2015 Press Release
Decries Economic Price Women Pay for Having Children

WASHINGTON – Joint Economic Committee (JEC) Ranking Member Carolyn Maloney (D-N.Y.) this week called on Congress to help close the gender pay gap by enacting legislation to raise the minimum wage, provide paid leave upon the birth or adoption of a child, ensure affordable day care and prohibit retaliation against employees who complain about gender wage discrimination.

May 19, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON — A background check is required when a Federal Firearm Licensee wants to sell firearms at a gun show, but no such requirement exists for private sales. The ATF says that makes gun shows a major trafficking channel for illegal guns. To address this problem, Congresswoman Carolyn B.