Press Releases

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.’
Mar 5, 2019 Press Release
Members joined with advocates and representatives from federal employee unions, along with workers harmed during recent shutdown

Feb 25, 2019 Press Release
Reps. Maloney, Nadler, King and Sens. Gillibrand, Gardner, Schumer announce bipartisan legislation to fully fund and permanently reauthorize the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund and prevent announced cuts to compensation awards.
9/11 first responders, survivors, and their families joined with Jon Stewart, Representatives Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), and Peter King (R-NY) and Senators Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) and Cory Gardner (R-CO), Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer today to introduce the bipartisan Never Forget the Heroes: Permanent Authorization of the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund Act and call for its swift passage.
Feb 25, 2019 Press Release

Representatives Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) and Ro Khanna (D-CA) Friday asked Attorney General William Barr to clarify the Department of Justice’s stance on nonconsensual condom removal, also known as “stealthing.”

Feb 22, 2019 Press Release

New York, NY—New York City remains a global fashion power with more than one in three fashion designers in the United States working in the metro area, according to a new report prepared by the Democratic staff of the Joint Economic Committee (JEC) at the request of the committee’s Vice Chair Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12).

 

Feb 22, 2019 Press Release

Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) today introduced the Northern Rockies Ecosystem Protection Act (NREPA) to protect, as permanent wilderness, the dwindling wildlands across five states of the Northern Rocky Mountains.

Feb 15, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), co-chair of the House Census Caucus and author of the Census IDEA Act, released the following statement following the Supreme Court’s decision to hear the Trump Administration’s appeal of a previous federal district court ruling that removed the citizenship question from the census. 

Feb 15, 2019 Press Release

Representatives Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), and Peter King (R-NY), sponsors of the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act, released the following statement following the announcement that the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund will need to make severe cuts to compensation awards due to a budget shortfall. 

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