Press Releases

Mar 27, 2019 Press Release
Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), sponsor of the House resolution in support of U.S. ratification of the Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) and whose congressional district includes the United Nations headquarters, today sent a letter to Secretary of State Michael Pompeo regarding reports of dozens of visas denied to women who wished to attend the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) annual conference in New York City.
Mar 27, 2019 Press Release
Margaret Corbin Fought Alongside the Revolutionary Army, Was Injured in Battle, and Became the First Woman to Receive Official Recognition from the United States for Military Service
Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY-12), joined today with Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY), Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer (D-NY), and Representatives Nydia Velázquez (D-NY-07), Jerrold Nadler (D-NY-10), and Adriano Espaillat (D-NY-13) to reintroduce legislation to rename the Manhattan Campus of the VA New York Harbor Health Care System after Revolutionary War hero Margaret Corbin.
Mar 26, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, just after Greek Independence Day, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12), Co-Chair of the Congressional Caucus on Hellenic Issues, Congressman Gus Bilirakis (FL-12), Co-Chair of the Congressional Caucus on Hellenic Issues, and Congressman Donald Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) introduced a resolution calling on Great Britain to return the Parthenon Marbles to Greece.

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.