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Jan 30, 2019 In The News

When the longest government shutdown in history came to a close, Representatives Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) and Jackie Speier (D-CA) wasted no time in getting back to the business of what matters: advancing equality.

Jan 30, 2019 In The News

In the United States of America, women are still not equal to men in the eye of the U.S. Constitution.

Jan 29, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON — Actresses and activists Alyssa Milano and Patricia Arquette took their star power to the Capitol Tuesday to demand gender equality in the US Constitution.

“My name is Alyssa Miliano and in 2019, I do not have equal rights under the Constitution,” Milano said at an event to support the Equal Rights Amendment.

Jan 29, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON -- Alyssa Milano has a vagina, but what she wants are equal rights.

The “Charmed” actress joined Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-N.Y.), fellow thespian Patrica Arquette and others Tuesday for a Capitol Hill rally to push for passage of the long-delayed Equal Rights Amendment.

Jan 29, 2019 In The News

Actresses Patricia Arquette and Alyssa Milano rallied on Capitol Hill alongside lawmakers Tuesday morning for the abolition of the ratification deadline and subsequent ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment.

"Women are not treated with the same value as men in America, and that stands to reason, as they have no value in their own Constitution," Arquette said.

Jan 29, 2019 Press Release
Congresswomen Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) and Jackie Speier (D-CA), House leaders on the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA), were joined today by actors and activists Patricia Arquette and Alyssa Milano, the ERA Coalition, the National Women’s Law Center, the Feminist Majority, the National Organization for Women, Virginia General Assembly Delegate Jennifer Carroll Foy, and other Members of Congress to launch a new fight in the 116th Congress to ratify the ERA to the U.S. Constitution.
Jan 29, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC -- Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), author of the Debbie Smith Act, joined with Congresswoman Ann Wagner (R-MO) to introduce the Debbie Smith Reauthorization Act of 2019. This legislation will reauthorize the Debbie Smith DNA Backlog Grant Program which provides much-needed resources to state and local law enforcement agencies to conduct forensic analysis of DNA evidence collected from crime scenes, including untested rape kits.
Jan 28, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), member of the House Gun Violence Prevention Task Force, today introduced three bills to promote gun safety; The Gun Show Loophole Closing Act, the NICS Review Act, and the Firearm Risk Protection Act.

Jan 28, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), Vice Chair Designate of the Joint Economic Committee, released the following statement following the release of the Congressional Budget Office’s report on the costs of the Trump Shutdown.

Jan 27, 2019 In The News

Four years ago, former New York City Public Advocate Betsy Gotbaum asked us why City & State only honors people under 40. From this innocent question, City & State’s annual 50 Over 50 Awards were born.

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