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May 10, 2020 Newsletter
On Friday, I joined 30 of my colleages in urging Speaker Pelosi and Leader McCarthy to include payment relief for federal and private student loan borrowers. Student debt was already crushing 45 million Americans and the economic fallout caused by the coronavirus crisis is only making this burden heavier.
May 9, 2020 Newsletter
Yesterday, in our first official action since being established by the House of Representatives, the Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis, reached out to large, public corporations to demand that they immediately return taxpayer funds that Congress intended for small businesses struggling to survive during the coronavirus crisis. Also on Friday, I hosted a video briefing with retired Lieutenant General Russel L. Honoré, who was appointed by President George W. Bush to lead a unified taskforce in response to Hurricane Katrina, on lessons from Katrina that could improve the Trump Administration’s response to the coronavirus crisis.
May 8, 2020 Newsletter
Yesterday, I requested information from Eric Trump, the Executive Vice President of the Trump Organization and son of U.S. President Donald J. Trump, on the Trump Organization’s recent request for financial benefits from domestic and foreign government entities during the wake of the coronavirus crisis. Last week, I joined with Congresswoman Grace Meng and other members of the New York delegation to call on House leadership to provide targeted aid to small grocers and those who rely on them in the next coronavirus aid package. Our city's 13,000 bodegas and independent grocers are an integral part of our city and need our support.
May 7, 2020 Newsletter
Today, I urged the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to allow men who have sex with men (MSM) and who have recovered from coronavirus to safely donate plasma in support of treatment research efforts. To ensure that efforts to develop an effective coronavirus treatment can proceed unhindered, the FDA should immediately modify its deferral recommendations so that all gay and bisexual men who have recovered from coronavirus and can safely donate plasma to support treatment research efforts are able to do so.
May 7, 2020 In The News

The Senate is expected to vote on legislation to fund expanded Holocaust education resources across the country following its discharge from the Senate’s Energy and Natural Resources Committee on Wednesday.

A committee staffer told JI that H.R.943, the Never Again Education Act, will be put forward for a unanimous consent vote.

May 7, 2020 Press Release

NEW YORK, NY- Following the news that the United States Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources has discharged the Never Again Education Act for a Senate vote, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12) issued the following statement.

 

May 6, 2020 Press Release

NEW YORK, NY- Following Mayor de Blasio’s announcement that local manufacturers and NY-12 based company Print Parts have ramped up production of critical testing supplies to create 50,000 COVID-19 test kits per week, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12) issued the following statement.

 

May 6, 2020 Newsletter
Today, I joined with my colleagues in the New York delegation to propose that hospitals establish Compassionate Companion Volunteer Programs to help connect patients with loved ones and provide companionship for those without families members available to be by them while they are hospitalized.
May 6, 2020 In The News

Health care workers on the front lines of the coronavirus pandemicwould have some of their student loan debt forgiven under a new bill introduced in Congress. 

May 6, 2020 In The News

Democratic lawmakers have introduced legislation that would forgive student loan debt for front-line medical workers.

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