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Dec 6, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12), who, with Congressman José E.

Dec 6, 2016 Press Release
Congresswoman, NYC Delegation calls for inclusion of $35 million reimbursement in the C.R. to cover the costs to NYC taxpayers

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12) was briefed today, along with other members of the New York delegation, by NYPD Deputy Commissioner of Intelligence and Counterterrorism John Miller on the effects of providing security for President-elect Trump on New Yorkers and the NYPD. Following the briefing, Congresswoman Maloney released the following statement:

Dec 5, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12) and Congressman José E. Serrano (NY-15) led 10 members of the New York Delegation on a letter to Congressional leadership in the House and Senate calling for funding to reimburse New York City’s taxpayers for the costs of securing President-elect Trump and his family prior to his inauguration on January 20.

Dec 5, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Representatives Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12), Gerald E. Connolly (VA-11) and Keith Ellison (MN-5), led 13 of their colleagues in calling on the Committee on Appropriations to “provide an increased spending anomaly of $1.192 billion for the Periodic Censuses and Programs account within the U.S.

Dec 2, 2016 Press Release
Includes Key Funding for NIH Innovation, Fighting the Opioid Epidemic, Cancer Moonshot and other Vital Medical Research

WASHINGTON, DC – Following House passage of H.R. 34, the 21st Century Cures Act, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12), issued the following statement praising the bill.

“The House’s passage of the 21st Century Cures Act demonstrates our nation’s commitment to modernizing and strengthening healthcare and medical research.

Nov 30, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Following House passage of the Justice for All Reauthorization Act of 2016, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12), author of the Debbie Smith Act, released the following statement lauding the legislation.

Nov 22, 2016 Press Release

New York—After years of advocacy on behalf of Bushwick Inlet Park, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney today celebrates the news that the de Blasio administration has reached an agreement to purchase the 11-acre CitiStorage site on the Williamsburg waterfront for $160 million.

Nov 18, 2016 Press Release
Congresswoman Praises Commission’s Bipartisan Cooperation, Will Work to Craft Legislation to Establish Museum on National Mall

NEW YORK – Congresswoman Carolyn B.

Nov 16, 2016 Press Release
Congresswoman Praises Commission’s Bipartisan Cooperation, Will Work to Craft Bipartisan Legislation to Establish Museum

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12), lead House sponsor of the bill to create a Congressional Commission to study a national women’s history museum, received the group’s final report today.

Nov 16, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – This evening, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12) joined Vice President Biden in celebrating the festival of Diwali. For years, Congresswoman Maloney worked with advocates across the country and led efforts in Congress to push the U.S. Postal Service to approve and issue a commemorative stamp honoring Diwali.


Aug 29, 2016 In The News

A senior Democrat on the House Financial Services Committee is pressing regulators to share two years of market data they have collected in connection with the 

Aug 24, 2016 In The News

U.S. banking regulators are ramping up oversight around financial messaging system Swift, a key intermediary in global payments that faces greater scrutiny following a rash of cyberattacks on its users.

Aug 23, 2016 In The News

It took petitions from everyone from schoolchildren to members of Congress, and 12 years of waiting. Soon, a long-hoped-for goal will be a stickum-backed reality of less than a square inch: a new postage stamp recognizing the holiday of Diwali.

Aug 16, 2016 In The News

Calling Zika a growing public health crisis, Mayor Bill de Blasio, Health Commissioner Dr. Mary Bassett and elected officials on Monday urged the federal government to release the full $1.9 billion in emergency funding requested by President Barack Obama to combat the virus, spread by mosquitoes and sexual contact.

Jul 6, 2016 In The News

Today, the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, of which I am a senior member, held a hearing on preventing the loss of lives to illegal gun crime. In theory, this is a long overdue discussion for Congress, and the committee should be applauded. If only the hearing had served that purpose.

Jun 23, 2016 In The News

In 2004, the national federal assault weapons ban expired. Since then, we have seen 10 mass shootings that employed the use of an assault rifle, six of them since 2011, when Republicans took control of Congress.

Jun 22, 2016 In The News

The Queens congressional delegation hit the floor of the House of Representatives Wednesday as more than 50 Democratic representatives from across the country staged a sit-in to demand a vote on gun legislation.

Jun 17, 2016 In The News

Days after a 15-hour Democratic filibuster ended with an agreement to vote on two gun control measures, a group of New York City Congress members called on Speaker Paul Ryan to let the same legislation come to the floor of the House of Representatives.

May 24, 2016 In The News

U.S. Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-Astoria) said the Second Avenue subway is more than 94 percent completed and on schedule to start running in December, but she recommended “guarded optimism since there is very little room for error” in the final months of construction.