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May 16, 2020 Newsletter
On Friday, I spoke on the House floor in support of the Heroes Act, urgently-needed legislation to protect the lives and livelihoods of the American people and pillars of our democracy.
May 15, 2020 Newsletter
Today, I am in Washington, DC to vote on the Heroes Act and new procedures to make remote voting and hearings possible in the House. Yesterday, I pressed the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) yet again for information on the Administration’s inability to prevent the now deadly spread of coronavirus in detention centers housing detainees. Despite the Oversight Committee's repeated attempts to secure information, ICE has failed to fully respond to our requests.
May 14, 2020 In The News

The Never Again Education Act, which would help provide federal funding to expand Holocaust education in the US, passed the Senate with bipartisan support.

The bill was first introduced to the House of Representatives by Reps. Carolyn Maloney (D-New York) and Elise Stefanik (R-New York). The House passed the bill on January 27.

May 14, 2020 In The News

The lawmakers behind the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund rolled out a bill Thursday that would create a similar financial rescue fund for essential workers who suffer or die from the coronavirus pandemic.

May 14, 2020 Newsletter
This morning, I joined with my collegaues and union leaders to announce the introduction of the Pandemic Heroes Compensation Act. Modeled after the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund (VCF), this new fund would provide compensation for injuries to any individual, or their families, who are deemed an essential worker and required to leave their home to perform services and who have become ill or died as a result of COVID-19.
May 14, 2020 Press Release
NEW YORK, NY – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Congressman Peter King (R-NY), and Senator Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) today announced the introduction of the bipartisan Pandemic Heroes Compensation Act.
May 13, 2020 Press Release

Today, the Senate passed Congresswoman Maloney’s H.R. 943, the Never Again Education Act by unanimous consent. The bill passed in the House of Representatives by an overwhelmingly bipartisan vote of 393-5 on January 27, International Holocaust Remembrance Day.

May 13, 2020 Newsletter
Today, the Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis holds our first briefing with a bipartisan group of key experts on the requirements for safely reopening our nation during the coronavirus pandemic. I am very proud that so many priorities of the Committee on Oversight and Reform were included in the Heroes Act introduced by House Democrats yesterday, including funding for the Postal Service, reforms and oversight provisions for the 2020 Census, and provisions to protect the independence of Inspectors General. I will be joining with my New York Delegation colleagues to introduce Governor Cuomo's proposed Americans First Law to help prevent coporate bailouts following the COVID-19 pandemic.
May 12, 2020 In The News

House Democrats would scuttle President Donald Trump’s plan to let states draw legislative maps based on the population of citizens following the 2020 census, under a bill unveiled Tuesday that would also grant the administration its requested deadline extension to complete the decennial count.

May 12, 2020 Newsletter
The Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis will hold our first briefing tomorrow, Wednesday, May 13 with a bipartisan group of key experts on the requirements for safely reopening our nation during the coronavirus pandemic.