Press Releases

May 2, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) released the following statement after voting to pass H.R. 9: The Climate Action Now Act, bold legislation to confront the climate crisis.

May 2, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – On Yom Hashoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), sponsor of the bipartisan Never Again Education Act, released the following statement.

“Today, on Yom Hashoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day, we honor the six million Jews murdered during the Holocaust. It is in their memory that we say ‘Never Again’.

May 2, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) and Senator Edward J. Markey (D-MA), lead sponsors of the Gun Violence Prevention Research Act of 2019, released the following statements after it was announced that the proposed House Labor-HHS-Education funding bill for fiscal year 2020 includes $50 million for gun violence research.
May 1, 2019 Press Release
Rep. Maloney Requested that the Speaker intervene after DOJ refused to defend the 1996 law
WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), who last week wrote a letter to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi urging her to step in to defend the law banning Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C), today praised the Speaker’s announcement that the House of Representatives has filed a motion to do just that. This comes after the recent U.S. Department of Justice decision to not defend the 1996 law after it was ruled unconstitutional by a federal court judge in Michigan.
Apr 30, 2019 Press Release
Following the House Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights and Civil Liberties hearing on the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA), the first Congressional hearing on the ERA in 36 years, Reps. Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), Jackie Speier (D-CA), Tom Reed (R-NY), Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee; and Steve Cohen (D-TN), Chair of the House Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights and Civil Liberties; and Senators Ben Cardin (D-MD) and Bob Menendez (D-NJ) joined with Academy Award winning Actor and Activist Patricia Arquette, Award winning Actor and Activist Alyssa Milano, and ERA advocates to call for the amendment’s ratification.
Apr 29, 2019 Press Release
"On Monday, the first day of National Infant Immunization Week, the Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced that at least 704 people in the United States have been sickened this year by measles. This is the greatest number of cases in a single year in 25 years, and makes it clear how absolutely vital it is for parents to make sure their children are vaccinated. More than 500 of the people infected were not, and more than one-third of the cases are children younger than 5.
Apr 25, 2019 Press Release
An Equal Rights Amendment is Necessary to Make Clear Congress Can Enact Legislation to Protect Women from Human Rights Abuses and Discrimination

NEW YORK, NY — Today, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12) joined elected officials, and Equal Rights Amendment advocates to condemn a recent U.S. Department of Justice decision to not  defend a federal law banning FGM/C, to call for Speaker Pelosi to step in to defend the law, and call for the ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA). Congresswoman Maloney is the sponsor of H.J.

Apr 24, 2019 Press Release

NEW YORK, NY – Today Representative Carolyn B. Maloney issued the following statement honoring the victims of the Armenian Genocide:

“Today we remember the horrific atrocity that began on this day 104 years ago when the Ottoman Empire started its systemic and reprehensible genocide of 1.5 million Armenians.

Apr 23, 2019 Press Release
Congresswoman attends oral arguments in New York et al v. Department of Commerce

WASHINGTON, DC – Following hearing the oral arguments in New York et al v. Department of Commerce, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), co-chair of the House Census Caucus and author of the 2020 Census IDEA Act, released the follow statement.

Apr 23, 2019 Press Release
NEW YORK, NY – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), House sponsor of the resolution to ratify the Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW), released the following statement after the Trump Administration’s veto threat forced the removal of language supporting sexual violence victims’ right to healthcare from a UN Security Council resolution on reducing and addressing sexual violence in conflicts.

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