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Jul 8, 2016 Press Release

Following the shooting deaths of 5 Dallas police officers, and the injury of 6 others, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12) released the following statement:

“My heart is broken today. This vicious and targeted attack on Dallas police officers who were working at an otherwise peaceful protest shocks the conscience and troubles the soul. It is a despicable act.

Jul 7, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC — Following today’s Emergency Hearing with FBI Director James Comey hearing in the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12), senior member of the committee released the following statement:

Jul 7, 2016 Press Release

Following the shooting deaths of Alton Sterling in Louisiana and Philando Castile in Minnesota during encounters with law enforcement officials, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12) released the following statement:

Jul 2, 2016 Press Release

Following the news that Holocaust survivor and Nobel Laureate Elie Wiesel passed away, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12) released the following statement:
 

Jul 1, 2016 Press Release

Following today’s news that House Republican leaders will be including a gun-related measure similar to that of Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX) in an anti-terrorism legislative package to be voted on next week, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12) released the following statement:

Jun 29, 2016 Press Release
Recent polls show that 92% of Americans support expanded background checks and 85% of Americans support banning people on federal terrorism watch lists from buying guns.

NEW YORK—Today, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney was joined at Carl Schurz Park by gun safety advocates, community members, and survivors of gun violence to stage a sit-in for the National Day of Action for Gun Violence Prevention. Democrats across the country held events today as a follow-up to last week’s historic sit-in on the house floor.

Jun 28, 2016 Press Release
Following the Supreme Court’s 6-2 ruling in Voisine v. United States affirming convictions of domestic violence can restrict gun ownership, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney, cosponsor of the bills to ban assault weapons (H.R. 4269) and prohibit people on the terrorist watch list from buying a gun (H.R. 1076) and original sponsor of five other common-sense gun safety proposals, released the following statement:
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:

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Jun 20, 2015 In The News

Three New York lawmakers are warning that victims of the 9/11 terrorist attacks could lose financial support in October 2016 if Congress doesn’t reauthorize the compensation fund.

The September 11th Victim Compensation Fund is slated to expire then, and only a quarter of compensation claims have been resolved so far.

Jun 11, 2015 In The News

With benefits for 9/11 first responders set to expire at the end of September, dozens of firefighters descended on Capitol Hill Thursday to talk about cancer, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and respiratory diseases contracted at Ground Zero.

Jun 11, 2015 In The News

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — First responders who were seriously hurt in the aftermath of the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks appeared before a congressional committee in Washington on Thursday.

Jun 11, 2015 In The News

Hundreds of New York City firefighters and others suffering from 9/11-related illnesses are headed to Washington on Thursday to testify at a hearing to renew the Zadroga Act.

Jun 11, 2015 In The News

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — First responders who were seriously hurt in the aftermath of the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks appeared before a congressional committee in Washington on Thursday.

Jun 11, 2015 In The News

 One of the most powerful Republicans in Washington set a grand example for representatives of both parties on Thursday by endorsing legislation to extend health care and compensation for sickened 9/11 responders.

Jun 11, 2015 In The News

WASHINGTON — “People will die” if Congress fails to extend the Zadroga Act, a former NYPD officer battling cancer warned a House panel Thursday.

Jun 11, 2015 In The News

U.S. Rep. Chris Smith (NJ-04), an early and vocal supporter of the original James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act (now PL 111-347), announced today that the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health will hold a hearing tomorrow on reauthorizing this important program.  

Jun 10, 2015 In The News

More than 100 FDNY smoke-eaters will descend on Washington, D.C., Thursday morning to support new legislation to provide indefinite health benefits for those sickened by cancer or other chronic diseases due to their work at Ground Zero in the aftermath of the 9-11 attacks.

May 30, 2015 In The News

May 30 marks the anniversary of the end of the recovery and cleanup operations at the World Trade Center site when the last piece of debris — a misshapen steel column — was cleared in 2002.

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