Press Releases

Mar 19, 2019 Press Release
Today Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12) joined federal officials, representatives from New York Counts 2020 and Census advocates to call for an additional $40 million in New York State funding for increased Census outreach in order to ensure that all New Yorkers respond to the Census. There are few issues that are more important to the well-being of New York State than the upcoming 2020 Census. Census data is used to determine more than $70 billion in federal funding for New York.
Mar 18, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), today reintroduced two pieces of legislation to combat sexual harassment in the workplace; the Ending Secrecy About Workplace Sexual Harassment Act and the No Tax Deductions for Sexual Harasser Buyouts Act.

Mar 17, 2019 Press Release
Anti-Semitic Attacks have spiked in NYC and across the country, including a recent incident at Asphalt Green’s UES campus

NEW YORK, NY ​​ — Today, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12), author of the Never Again Education Act, organized a group of elected officials, along with religious and community leaders, to join together outside of Asphalt Green’s Upper East Side Campus to condemn anti-Semitism in New York City and across the country.

Mar 14, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney (D-NY), Chairwoman of House Financial Services Subcommittee on Investor Protection, Entrepreneurship, and Capital Market, made the following opening statement at a subcommittee hearing entitled, “Putting Investors First? Examining the SEC’s Best Interest Rule.”
Mar 14, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12) joined with House Democrats on Tuesday to introduce the H.R. 6, the Dream and Promise Act of 2019. H.R. 6 will protect Dreamers, and those with Temporary Protected Status (TPS) and Deferred Enforced Departure (DED) so that these individuals can continue to contribute to the New York and nationwide community at they pursue their pathway to citizenship.
Mar 14, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12), member of the Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus, joined with nearly 240 of colleagues Wednesday to introduce the Equality Act of 2019.

Mar 12, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) and Congressman Peter King (R-NY) Monday introduced the Hadiya Pendleton and Nyasia Pryear-Yard Gun Trafficking and Crime Prevention Act of 2019 to make firearms trafficking a federal felony and impose stronger penalties for “straw purchasers” who buy guns for convicted felons and others who are prohibited from buying guns on their own.
Mar 8, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswomen Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12) and Jan Schakowsky (IL-9) today, on International Women’s Day, reintroduced a resolution calling for the ratification of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW).

Mar 8, 2019 Press Release

Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), author of the Never Again Education Act (HR 493) which would support Holocaust education programs in schools and address the rise of anti-Semitism across the country, released the following statement in response to reports that the Asphalt Green Upper East Side sports facility had been defaced by swastikas.

Mar 7, 2019 Press Release
“Today, Congress made clear that there is no place for anti-Semitic, anti-Muslim, or any other hate-based rhetoric in America. In doing so, we are echoing the words of George Washington who pledged to the Jewish community in Newport, Rhode Island, that ‘the Government of the United States, which gives to bigotry no sanction, to persecution no assistance, requires only that they who live under its protection should demean themselves as good citizens, in giving it on all occasions their effectual support.’

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