Press Releases

Sep 9, 2019 Press Release
Bill combats unfair practices that charge exorbitant fees for overdraft programs
WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), senior member of the House Financial Services Committee and author of the Credit CARD Act, today joined with consumer protection advocates to announce the introduction of the Overdraft Protection Act of 2019, which will crack down on unfair overdraft fees, and would establish fair and transparent practices for overdraft coverage programs.
Sep 8, 2019 Press Release

NEW YORK, NY ​– Today, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12) joined elected officials, community leaders, and representatives from local community gardens to call for passage of H.R.4197 - the Revitalizing Cities Through Parks Enhancement (RECIPE) Act.

Aug 28, 2019 Press Release
NEW YORK, NY- Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12) today applauded the completion of the second span of the Kosciuszko Bridge. Rep. Maloney helped secure $670 million in federal funds, roughly 85% of the total cost, to fund the new bridge.
Aug 20, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) today introduced the Revitalizing Cities Through Parks Enhancement (RECIPE) Act to establish a $10 million grant program to help non-profit community groups establish small community gardens and parks. The grant program will help this organization obtain leases for vacant, municipally-owned lots and provide funding for the transformation.
Aug 18, 2019 Press Release

Following her participation in the annual India Day Parade, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12) released the following statement:

 

Aug 1, 2019 Press Release
NEW YORK, NY – Today, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney joined with NYC colleagues Representatives Grace Meng, Adriano Espaillat, Jerry Nadler, Greg Meeks, Nydia Velázquez, Max Rose, José E. Serrano, Yvette Clarke, Hakeem Jeffries, and Eliot Engel to issue the following joint statement regarding Eulen America’s treatment of its workers at John F. Kennedy Airport. Eulen is a private contractor at the airport whose employees work for American Airlines as baggage handlers, cabin cleaners, and wheelchair attendants.
Jul 30, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) and Congressman Gus Bilirakis (R-FL) reintroduced the Medicare Demonstration of Coverage for Low Vision Devices Act. This legislation would help Medicare beneficiaries live safe and independent lives by creating a five-year national demonstration project administered by the Department of Health and Human Services to evaluate the economic impact of allowing reimbursement for low vision devices under the Social Security Act, which are currently excluded from Medicare coverage.
Jul 26, 2019 Press Release
NEW YORK, NY – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), lead sponsor of the Never Forget the Heroes: James Zadroga, Ray Pfeifer, and Luis Alvarez Permanent Authorization of the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund Act, today sent Mayor de Blasio a formal request that he host a Canyon of Heroes parade to honor 9/11 responders and survivors.

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