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Jan 6, 2016 Press Release

NEW YORK – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney today urged outgoing United Nation’s Secretary General Ban Ki-moon to make every effort to ensure his successor is a woman. No woman has served as Secretary General since the creation of the United Nations in 1945.

Jan 5, 2016 Press Release
Congresswoman authored bills to close gun show loophole and phase in smart guns

NEW YORK – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY12) today released the following statement in reaction to President Obama’s executive actions to reduce gun violence:

Jan 4, 2016 Press Release
Report: even if women were nominated for board seats at the same rate as men, parity would not be reached until 2056

NEW YORK – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY-12) today unveiled a new report from the Government Accountability Office, which shows women are severely underrepresented on corporate boards, taking up just 16 percent of seats in the boardroom.

Dec 20, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON -- Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) is hailing several provisions of the omnibus spending package that will reduce the tax burden faced by middle-income and working New York families.

Dec 18, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) today released the following statement on final passage of the Omnibus spending bill. The legislation included provisions to extend the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act,  for which Maloney is the lead sponsor:

Dec 18, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTONRep. Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12), co-founder and co-chair of the Congressional Skin Cancer Caucus, hailed the Food and Drug Administration’s announcement today of a proposed rule to restrict the use of tanning beds to those 18 and older.

Dec 18, 2015 Press Release
Lawmakers & 9/11 First Responders hail permanent extension of World Trade Center Health Program, full compensation through September 11 Victim Compensation Fund

Dec 14, 2015 Press Release
In 2015 alone there have been over 350 mass shootings, while necessary legislations is ignored in Congress

NEW YORK—Today, Congresswoman Carolyn B.

Dec 10, 2015 Press Release

New York, NY – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-Queens, Manhattan and Brooklyn) condemned the recent attack on Sarker Haque, owner of Fatima Food Market, on 21st Avenue in Astoria, which is being investigated as a hate crime because the perpetrator reportedly said : “I kill Muslims,” as he repeatedly punched Mr. Haque in the head:

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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.
Mar 21, 2014 In The News

It took seven decades before the rudely banished monument to three historic suffragists — Susan B. Anthony, Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Lucretia Mott — was hauled up from the basement of the United States Capitol in 1997 and restored to its rightful place by the rotunda.

Mar 19, 2014 In The News

House Republicans plan to vote this year on legislation promoting construction of a National Women’s History Museum, Majority Leader Eric Cantor’s (R-Va.) office told The Hill.

Mar 3, 2014 In The News

Republican and Democratic women in the House are calling for a National Women's History Museum, and passage of legislation to start the process.

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