WASHINGTON, DC – In response to President Trump’s announcement that he will ban transgender Americans from serving in the U.S. military, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12), member of the LGBT Equality Caucus, released the following statement:
WASHINGTON – Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney (D-N.Y.) and Rep. Patrick Meehan (R-Pa.) and this week introduced H.Con.Res. 72, which expresses the sense of Congress that child safety is the first priority of custody and visitation adjudications, and that state courts should improve adjudications of custody issues in instances where family violence is alleged.
New legislation would triple prison sentence to 15-years
WASHINGTON – U.S. Representatives Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY-12) and Dave Trott (R-MI-11) introduced the bipartisan Stopping Abusive Female Exploitation (SAFE) Act, legislation that would increase the federal penalty for female genital mutilation from 5 years to 15 years in prison and encourage states to implement reporting requirements for suspected genital mutilation:
New York, NY – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12) mourns the death of Betty Dukes, the named plaintiff in Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. v. Dukes, the Supreme Court case that limited the availability of class action status for plaintiffs in employment discrimination cases.
WASHINGTON—Today, Congresswomen Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) and Ann Wagner (R-MO) sent a joint letter to U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions calling on the Department of Justice to open an immediate criminal investigation into Backpage.com’s knowing advertisement and facilitation of online sex trafficking.
Congresswoman to reintroduce her Supporting Working Moms Act, which provides workplace protections for breastfeeding and pumping mothers
NEW YORK—Following the horrific shooting of NYPD Officer Miosotis Familia, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12) released the following statement:
“The cold-blooded assassination of Officer Miosotis Familia, while she was sitting in a police vehicle in the Bronx early this morning, was a horrific and contemptible act of mindless savagery.
Joint Economic Committee Democrats released a video today highlighting the impact TrumpCare would have on American families. The video features Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney (D-N.Y.), House Ranking Member of the Joint Economic Committee and Senator Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.), Ranking Member of the Joint Economic Committee.