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Jun 27, 2016 Press Release
Supreme Court Rules Texas Regulations Unconstitutional
In a 5-3 ruling in Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt Monday, the Supreme Court ruled that a Texas law requiring abortion providers to have admitting privileges at a nearby hospital and abortion clinics to meet surgical center standards constitute an undue burden on abortion access, and thus violate the Constitution. Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney, a tireless advocate for women’s rights and reproductive choice, and lead sponsor of the Equal Rights Amendment, released the following statement in reaction to today’s ruling:
Jun 24, 2016 Press Release
Congresswoman Applauds President Obama on Creating Monument to Honor LGBT Equality Movement

Following the White House’s announcement today that President Obama will designate a new national monument at the historic site of the Stonewall Uprising in New York City to honor the broad movement for LGBT equality, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12) released the following statement:

Jun 22, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C.—Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12) today released the following statement on the House floor gun control sit-in and the cache of weapons discovered in a truck on its way to NYC via the Holland Tunnel:

Jun 17, 2016 Press Release

NEW YORK—Today, Representatives Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12), Congresswoman Nydia Velázquez, Congressman Jerrold Nadler, and Congressman Hakeem Jeffries, gathered with city leaders, members of the LGBT community, and gun safety advocates to demand Congressional action on gun safety reforms and remember the 49 people who were murdered and 53 wounded at the attack in Orlando.

Jun 16, 2016 Press Release
Joins with Reps. Wilson and Schakowsky to introduce package of four bills

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12) today introduced two bills, the FMLA Inclusion Act and FMLA Enhancement Act, to support more working families by expanding and enhancing the Family and Medical Leave Act. Rep.

Jun 15, 2016 Press Release

Today, U.S. Reps. Grace Meng (D-NY), Carolyn Maloney (D-NY), Jerry Nadler (D-NY) and Nydia Velázquez (D-NY) issued the following joint statement in support of Macy’s workers seeking an a new contract:

Jun 14, 2016 Press Release

On the occasion of the first The United State of Women summit, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney issued her own pledge, below, echoing the summit’s theme that “Together we are all stronger…we can all change tomorrow.”

Congresswoman Maloney said:

Jun 13, 2016 Press Release

NEW YORK, NY – Following news reports that one of the victims of the mass shooting at Pulse Nightclub in Orlando, FL was Williamsburg resident Enrique Rios, 25, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12), who represents Williamsburg in Congress, released the following statement:

Jun 12, 2016 Press Release

Following news of a mass shooting attack at Pulse Nightclub in Orlando, FL, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12) released the following statement:

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Apr 16, 2015 In The News

COUNCIL MEMBERS & ADVOCATES RALLY BEFORE VOTE ON RESOLUTION CALLING ON CONGRESS TO RENEW THE JAMES ZADROGA 9/11 HEALTH & COMPENSATION ACT

 

Apr 15, 2015 In The News

City Council members plan to rally Thursday morning calling on Congress to re-up its medical support for New Yorkers affected by 9/11 attacks.

The body will pass a resolution that urges Washington to pass the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Reauthorization Act, according to Councilwoman Margaret Chin's office.

Apr 15, 2015 In The News

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Congress members primarily from New York are urging their colleagues across the country to extend the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act that provides health care and financial compensation to those who fell ill following the September 11 attacks.

Apr 14, 2015 In The News

Washington, D.C. – After nearly a decade long fight to stand by our first responders who answered the call of duty on September 11th, Congress finally fulfilled its moral obligation in late 2010 and provided our 9/11 heroes with the health care and financial compensation they deserved by passing the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act.

Apr 14, 2015 In The News

The battle to extend federal funding for medical treatment and monetary assistance for sickened 9/11 rescue and recovery workers has reached a key turning point.

Apr 14, 2015 In The News

Members of Congress are being forewarned that Sept. 11 is their deadline for passing legislation to make permanent the health benefits and victims compensation funds for people who worked in the recovery and clean up at Ground Zero in lower Manhattan.

“After that date we will either be your BFF or your biggest pains in the asses,’’ John Feal warned members of Congress Tuesday.

Feb 11, 2015 In The News

Singer-songwriter Carole King made the rounds in Washington, D.C., today promoting legislation that would designate as wilderness 23 million acres in the Rocky Mountains.

Jan 31, 2015 In The News
As the rift between the Police Department and city leaders subsided after the fatal shooting of two police officers, city officials, community leaders, and NYPD representatives participated in a community meeting hosted by U.S. Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-Astoria) at Queensbridge Houses in Long Island City Saturday.

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