WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) today applauded passage of legislation that would protect women against workplace discrimination. The “Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2007” (H.R. 2831) passed the House, 225 to 199.
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representatives Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) and Christopher Shays (R-NY) have reintroduced the “9/11 Can You Hear Me Now Act” (H.R. 3199), legislation that would to require the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to improve the emergency communications system for the City of New York’s Fire Department.
Washington, DC – U.S. Representatives Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), Christopher Shays (R-CT), and Tom Udall (D-NM) – authors of legislation to give the Civil Liberties Oversight Board more power and independence – applauded the inclusion of provisions to strengthen the Board in the 9/11 Commission Recommendations Conference Report that passed the House today.
Washington, D.C. - Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney (D-Manhattan, Queens), Chair of the Financial Institutions Subcommittee, issued the following statements today after President Bush signed into law the bipartisan “Foreign Investment and National Security Act of 2007” (H.R. 556) – her bill to reform the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS):
WASHINGTON - Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), a long-time champion of the Census and former ranking member on the Government Reform Census Subcommittee, praised the inclusion of full funding for the Survey of Income and Program Participation (SIPP), and funding for the 2010 Census Partnership Program, in the Fiscal Year 2008 Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies Appropriations bill that passed the House today. The Bush Administration left the funding for these important Census programs out of its original budget proposal, and Appropriations Subcommittee Chairman Rep. Alan Mollohan (D-WV) was instrumental in securing this appropriation.
Washington, D.C. - Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-Manhattan, Queens) issued the following statement today on the House and Senate agreement on a final bill that will implement the recommendations of the independent 9/11 Commission. Congresswoman Maloney was an early supporter of the Commission’s proposed reforms and an original sponsor of the “Ensuring Implementation of the 9/11 Commission Report Act” (H.R. 5017) in the 109th Congress.
Washington, DC – U.S. Representatives Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), Steny H. Hoyer (D-MD), and Tom Davis (R-VA) today introduced the “Federal Employees Paid Parental Leave Act” (H.R. 3158), bipartisan legislation that would provide all federal employees with eight weeks of paid parental leave. Federal employees currently must deplete their annual and sick time to take parental leave.