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Apr 12, 2020 In The News

Members of Manhattan Community Board Five, state senators and city council members joined a Zoom conference call April 9 to discuss finances for the small businesses of Manhattan and resources for residents enduring the COVID-19 pandemic.

Apr 11, 2020 Newsletter
On Thursday, I hosted a Committee on Oversight and Reform video briefing with Postmaster General Megan J. Brennan on the devastating impact the coronavirus crisis has had on the finances of the Postal Service and the steps Congress and the President must take to ensure continued delivery of essential information, packages, and services. And yesterday, on Friday, April 10, I led my fellow House Chairs in a letter condemning President Donald Trump’s assault on Inspectors General (IGs) and requesting direct input from the Council of the Inspectors General on Integrity and Efficiency on legislative and other proposals to increase the independence of IGs and protect them from retaliation. More on this and other updates from New York State and New York City below.
Apr 10, 2020 In The News

Queens Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney is calling for Congress and the White House to provide relief for the United States Postal Service in the next COVID-19 stimulus package after learning about the devastating impact the crisis has had on their finances.

Apr 10, 2020 In The News

Twenty House committee chairs are asking the nation's top federal agency watchdogs for advice on how to protect them from potential retaliation by President Donald Trump for uncovering mismanagement or wrongdoing inside his administration.

Apr 9, 2020 In The News

Postmaster General Megan Brennan told the House Oversight and Reform Committee that the U.S. Postal Service would run out of money by the end of the fiscal year unless it received financial assistance from the federal government.

Apr 9, 2020 In The News

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Strategic National Stockpile is nearly out of the N95 respirators, surgical masks, face shields, gowns and other medical supplies desperately needed to protect front-line medical workers treating coronavirus patients.

Apr 9, 2020 In The News

The federal government’s stockpile of desperately needed personal protective equipment is almost completely depleted as the coronavirus outbreak continues to intensify in the United States.

Apr 9, 2020 Newsletter
Today, I announced that I will be introducing the Student Debt Forgiveness for Frontline Health Care Workers Act to alleviate the burden of graduate student loan debt for frontline health care workers and help attract medical professionals in various specialties to lend their expertise to the response to COVID-19. Yesterday, the Oversight Committee released a new document from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) detailing the Administration’s insufficient distribution of personal protective equipment and critical medical supplies to states from the Strategic National Stockpile. More on these and other updates from the city and state below.
Apr 9, 2020 In The News

The leadership of the House Oversight and Reform Committee is proposing a bill to allow the Pentagon's former top watchdog to lead a panel overseeing the $2.2 trillion coronavirus relief effort despite President Trump removing him from his role as acting Department of Defense inspector general.

Apr 9, 2020 Press Release
NEW YORK, NY — Today, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney announced that she will be introducing legislation to alleviate the burden of student loan debt for frontline health care workers and help attract medical professionals in various specialties to lend their expertise to the response to COVID-19. She is asking her colleagues to join her as cosponsors of this legislation.