Bipartisan Legislation Would Ensure that 9/11 First Responders & Survivors Who Become Sick with Certified 9/11 Illnesses in the Future would be Covered by VCF Program
“Anyone in this country who is a working a full-time job should be able to support themselves and their family – period. In response to sustained public pressure, as well as economic forces, Amazon recently increased its minimum wage to $15. It’s long past time for the federal government to do the same.
Following the vote to confirm Judge Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY-12) released the following statement.
NEW YORK—Today, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12) marched in the 38th annual Korean Parade and K-Town Festival with Ambassador Hyo Sung Park, leaders and representatives of the Korean American Association of Greater New York (KAAGNY), and fellow elected officials.
NEW YORK, NY – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY-12), author of the Breast Cancer Awareness Commemorative Coin Act, today praised the U.S. Mint for their new Breast Cancer Awareness 2018 Coin and Stamp Set unveiled at the beginning of October, National Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
The James L. Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act was “one of the few bipartisan efforts in Congress,” as Rep. Carolyn Maloney put it.
But is there enough money to cover all the costs?
On the heels of today’s announcement that the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund (VCF) could run out of funding before its expiration date in 2020 and with cancer rates among 9/11 first responders continuing to rise, U.S. Representative Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12), U.S. Representative Jerrold Nadler (NY-10), U.S. Representative Peter T. King (NY-2), U.S. Senate Minority Leader Charles E.
The $7.3 billion dedicated to 9/11 survivors sickened by the toxic dust swirling around Ground Zero may not be enough to help everyone getting sick unless some drastic measures are taken, the Daily News has learned.
Members of Congress Carolyn Maloney and Nydia Velazquez are blasting the Trump adminstration for a new directive that denies visas to some same-sex partners of U.S. foreign diplomats and United Nations employees.
Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) is relieved the vote to confirm Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court has been delayed, but she remains unconvinced the FBI's investigation will yield clear enough results.
"I wish they had more time, but I am grateful that they have this time and that they are able to follow through," Maloney said Monday in an interview on Cheddar.