Maloney Statement on the passing of former Rep. Maurice Hinchey

Nov 27, 2017
Press Release

TODAY, Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12) released the below statement on the passing of former Congressman Maurice Hinchey of New York.

“I am deeply saddened by the passing of my friend and long-time colleague, Maurice Hinchey, and extend my condolences to his family. Congressman Hinchey did so much for New York and our country, passing landmark legislation in Albany and Washington, DC to protect our environment, strengthen our economy and expand health care to all Americans. Congressman Hinchey always stood up for his constituents and was never afraid to fight for what he believed in, no matter the odds. He was a courageous public servant who devoted his life to helping others and an extremely kind and caring person. I, and so many others, will miss him greatly.”