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May 9, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Following Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch’s announcement that the Department of Justice is filing a federal civil rights lawsuit against North Carolina’s illegal House Bill 2, which imposes discriminatory restroom restrictions, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12) issued the following statement in support of the Justice Department’s actions:

May 6, 2016 Press Release
Congresswoman Urges Congressional Action

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Following the Obama administration’s announcement Thursday night of new rules to require financial institutions to identify and keep records of the beneficial owners of companies that employ their services, Congresswoman Carolyn B.

May 2, 2016 Press Release
Congresswoman works with Zone 126 to bring books to Queens schools through Library of Congress Surplus Books Program

QUEENS— Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12) delivered more than 250 new books to schools today in New York City School District 30 in an effort to boost literacy and a love of reading in New York schools. Rep.

Apr 28, 2016 Press Release
Congresswoman introduces new bill to provide support for Community Development Financial Institutions

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12) introduced legislation today in the House of Representatives to give small businesses in developing communities more access to affordable credit. H.R.

Apr 20, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12) applauded today’s news from the Treasury announcing that Alexander Hamilton will remain on the $10 bill and be joined by five suffragettes, that Harriet Tubman will be placed on the new $20 bill and that the new $5 bill will commemorate the Civil Rights Movement and other key moments in our nation’s history.

Apr 20, 2016 Press Release
Bill to help raise private funds for breast cancer research headed to President’s desk

WASHINGTON, D.C.  – The Senate passed the bipartisan Breast Cancer Awareness Commemorative Coin Act (H.R. 2722) by unanimous consent yesterday evening, providing a new avenue to raise private funds for breast cancer medical research. The bill, introduced by Congresswoman Carolyn B.

Apr 20, 2016 Press Release
Requests Legislative Hearing on H.R.4450 from Chairman Hensarling

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Following the recent release of the so-called “Panama Papers,” leaked from the Panama law firm Mossack Fonseca, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12) called on Rep. Jeb Hensarling (TX-5), chairman of the House Committee on Financial Services to hold a hearing on legislation that would reduce anonymity in shell companies.

Apr 15, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – As today’s budget deadline passed with House Republicans refusing to bring any proposal to the floor for a vote, Congresswoman Carolyn B.

Apr 12, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Following President Obama’s announcement today that he will designate the Sewall-Belmont House, the headquarters for the National Woman’s Party since 1929, as a national monument known as the Belmont-Paul Women’s Equality National Monument, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12) released the following statement:

Apr 8, 2016 Press Release
Study includes most up-to-date income data, broken down by age, race, state and Congressional districts

NEW YORK, NY – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-N.Y.), Ranking Member of the U.S. Congress Joint Economic Committee (JEC), released a new report today offering a fresh perspective on the frequently referenced fact that a woman working full time, year-round earns only 79 percent of what a man earns.

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May 8, 2014 In The News

The House on Wednesday approved a commission to study building a women’s history museum in Washington, advancing an effort that has beenstalled in Congress for more than a decade. Drafted by Representatives Carolyn B.

May 8, 2014 In The News

Last night, the House approved a bill that could finally make a national women’s history museum a reality. It's a pretty big deal. You might not realize that, because you might not know how long the fight for such a structure has been going on (more than a decade) or how many roadblocks it has hit along the way. Regardless, H.R.

May 8, 2014 In The News

WASHINGTON (AP) — Citing history textbooks, national parks and landmarks that mostly leave women out, lawmakers on Wednesday revived a long-stalled effort to create a National Women's History Museum in the nation's capital.

May 8, 2014 In The News

Take a trip to Washington and along the Washington Mall, you can visit a natural history museum, or one devoted to space, or even a museum full of Asian art. Congresswomen Marsha Blackburn of Tennessee and Carolyn Maloney of New York want a women’s history museum on or near the Mall, too.

May 7, 2014 In The News

The House on Wednesday in an overwhelming 383-33 vote approved a measure to create a commission to study building a national women's history museum, despite concerns from some conservatives.

The bill would set an 18-month timeline for an eight-member panel to report recommendations for bringing a women's history museum on or near the National Mall.

May 7, 2014 In The News

Washington (CNN) – The election-year attention on women lands directly on the House floor Wednesday, after Republican leaders decided to allow a vote on a National Women's History Museum, changing their approach to the issue.

May 7, 2014 In The News

The U.S. House overwhelmingly voted, 383-33,  to establish a bipartisan commission to make recommendations for building a National Women’s History Museum in Washington, D.C.

May 6, 2014 In The News

Marsha Blackburn seems like an unlikely partner for Carolyn Maloney's long-standing legislative effort, but she may be just the ally Maloney needs.

At first blush, it's comedic—New York Democrat Carolyn Maloney and Tennessee Republican Marsha Blackburn seldom agree on anything. Now, finally, the two House members have found some common ground. Not that it was easy.

Mar 26, 2014 In The News
WASHINGTON — A once-ailing effort to build a national women’s history museum on or near the National Mall has been given new life by a declaration of support from the House majority leader and the ascension of women to key committee posts in the Senate, supporters in both parties said Tuesday.

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