Press Releases

Apr 4, 2019 Press Release
Bill Includes Maloney Provision to Extend Debbie Smith Act through 2024
Today, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), author of the Debbie Smith Act, voted to pass H.R. 1585 - the Violence Against Woman Reauthorization Act of 2019, a bipartisan, robust, long-term Violence Against Women Act reauthorization. The landmark legislation, first enacted in 1994, saves lives through critical initiatives designed to combat domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking.
Apr 1, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney, co-chair of the House Census Caucus and author of the Census IDEA Act, led 75 of her colleagues in an official request of the Appropriations Committee to provide at least $8 billion in funding to the Census Bureau today.

Mar 29, 2019 Press Release
Leaders from New York’s nonprofit sector joined Rep. Carolyn Maloney to detail how the 2017 Tax Act diverts money away from nonprofit missions and to show their support for her new legislation
New York, NY – Today, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), Vice Chair of the U.S. Congress Joint Economic Committee (JEC), unveiled new legislation, the Nonprofit Relief Act of 2019, to undo damage caused by the 2017 Tax Act.
Mar 28, 2019 Press Release
Today, Congressmembers Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA), Brenda Lawrence (D-MI), and Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) introduced the bipartisan Smithsonian Women’s History Museum Act to create a national museum dedicated to American women’s history. The bill has 26 bipartisan original cosponsors.
Mar 27, 2019 Press Release
“Passing the Paycheck Fairness Act is critical to the financial security of women and families – and will be a boost for the economy as a whole. Women are the sole or primary breadwinners in half of US households with children. According to some estimates, equal pay could cut poverty among working women and their families by more than half and add more than half a trillion dollars to the US economy. This legislation is long overdue, and I proudly voted for it."
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.

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