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Apr 21, 2020 Press Release

House Antitrust Subcommittee Chairman David N. Cicilline (RI-01) and House Oversight and Reform Committee Chairwoman Carolyn Maloney (NY-12) announced today that they have introduced legislation to prohibit banks from collecting overdraft fees during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Apr 21, 2020 Newsletter
Today, I released a new report from the Government Accountability Office (GAO) entitled “Care of Pregnant Women in DHS Facilities.” This independent report documents troubling instances of inadequate care and complaints of mistreatment of vulnerable pregnant women in detention. Please remember to fill out your 2020 Cenus if you have not done so already. You can submit the form online, by phone, or by mail. More on this and other updates from the City and State below.
Apr 21, 2020 Press Release

NEW YORK, NY- Following Governor Cuomo’s announcement that New York State has launched a new partnership with Ready Responders to expand essential COVID-19 health care services to NYCHA residents, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12) issued the following statement commending the actions taken to protect the health and safety of NYCHA residents.


Apr 20, 2020 Newsletter
Thank you to the 12,000+ of you who joined my telephone townhall last night. It was great to hear from you. I want to also thank experts Dr. Michael Niederman, a pulmonologist at Weill Cornell, and Nicole Salk, a senior staff attorney at Legal Services NYC who is an expert on filing for benefits, for sharing their expertise with us. If you missed last night's townhall and the great information from Dr. Neiderman and Ms. Salk, you can listen to a recording here.
Apr 19, 2020 Newsletter
Tonight, I will be hosting a COVID-19 telephone townhall from 6-7pm. I hope you will join us. You can pre-register at
Apr 18, 2020 Newsletter
On Friday, I hosted a briefing for members of the Committee on Oversight and Reform with officials from Department of Homeland Security (DHS) on the department's plan to address coronavirus risks in immigrant detention facilites during this crisis. More on this and other updates from New York City and State below.
Apr 18, 2020 In The News

The failure by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to quickly produce a test kit for detecting the novel coronavirus was triggered by a glaring scientific breakdown at the CDC’s central laboratory complex in Atlanta, according to scientists with knowledge of the matter and a determination by federal regulators.

Apr 17, 2020 Newsletter
Today, I joined with my colleagues to call on Congress to provide additional voter protections and funding to ensure safe and orderly elections in the wake of dangerous conditions during last week’s primary election in Wisconsin, and on the Trump Administration to immediately reverse the Administration's fetal tissue restrictions for any current or future federally supported COVID-19-related research. You can read more about both these efforts below, along with other updates from New York State and City.
Apr 16, 2020 Newsletter

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Apr 15, 2020 In The News

With the US locked in a battle with Covid-19, Republican Sen. Bill Cassidy of Louisiana received a call from national service organization AmeriCorps.

The organization had 14,000 N95 respirator masks and wanted to know what they could do to help amid a scarcity of protective supplies in the hard-hit state.