Press Releases

Apr 7, 2017 Press Release

In response to reports of a terror attack in Stockholm, Sweden today, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12) released the following statement:

Apr 7, 2017 Press Release

“Bashar al-Assad and his regime are responsible for one of the greatest humanitarian disasters the world has ever seen, for the deaths of hundreds of thousands of people and the displacement of millions. His use of chemical weapons against his own people is absolutely horrific and the recent attack makes clear his moral depravity. The entire world should condemn these atrocities.

Apr 6, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12) and Congressman David N. Cicilline (RI-01) led 61 of their colleagues to push for funding for public health research on gun violence at the CDC.

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Apr 6, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12) and Congressman Gus Bilirakis (FL-12) reintroduced the Medicare Demonstration of Coverage for Low Vision Devices Act to help Medicare beneficiaries with low vision lead healthy, safe, and independent lives.

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Apr 6, 2017 Press Release
40 House Democrats Sign Letter Urging House Appropriators to Fund System That Collects Data on Violent Deaths

WASHINGTON – Yesterday, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney and Reps. Mike Quigley (D-IL), David Cicilline (D-RI), and 37 other House Democrats called on the Labor, Health and Human Services Appropriations Subcommittee to fund the National Violent Death Reporting System (NVDRS) at a level that supports data collection in all 50 states. Rep.

Apr 6, 2017 Press Release
Sens. McCaskill, Heller Introduce Companion Bill in Senate

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY-12), sponsor of the Campus SaVE Act, and Congressman Pat Meehan (R-PA-7) reintroduced the bipartisan Campus Accountability and Safety Act (CASA) to combat sexual assault on college campuses. Senators Claire McCaskill (D-MO) and Dean Heller (R-NV) introduced the Senate companion bill.

Apr 5, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Following a Joint Economic Committee Hearing examining “The Decline of Economic Opportunity in the United States,” Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12), House ranking member on the committee, released the following statement:

Apr 5, 2017 Press Release
Legislation would increase federal funding for gun violence prevention research

WASHINGTON, DC  – As community advocates, doctors, elected officials, and public health professionals gather for national public health week, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-N.Y.) and Senator Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.) introduced legislation today to address the issue of gun violence across the United States.

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Apr 5, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Following the announcement that the Administration will cease all funding to the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12), a strong defender of international family planning and UNFPA, released the following statement:

Apr 4, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC- Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12), the lead sponsor of the Equal Rights Amendment, and a steadfast advocate for women’s rights and House Ranking Member on the Joint Economic Committee (JEC), released the following statement in recognition of Equal Pay Day, a day symbolizing the gender wage gap by showing how many extra days beyond the calendar year the average woman needs to work to take home the same total wages as the average man.
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