Press Releases

May 31, 2019 Press Release
NEW YORK, NY- Today, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), co-chair of the House Census Caucus and author of the 2020 Census IDEA Act, gathered with census experts and community advocates in response to the revelation of documents showing that a Republican gerrymandering expert was the driving force behind the Trump Administration’s unconstitutional attempt to add a citizenship question to the 2020 decennial census. The coalition of census advocates called for increased federal resources and state funding in the communities the Trump Administration aims to undercount. Our democracy depends on a full and accurate count of our nation’s residents and the Trump Administration cannot be allowed to compromise that.
May 30, 2019 Press Release
NEW YORK, NY – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) and Congresswoman Donna Shalala (D-FL), former Secretary of Health and Human Services under President Clinton, today hosted a roundtable discussion on the importance of vaccines for public health in the wake of the measles outbreak in NYC. The Congresswomen were joined by Jennifer J. Raab, President of Hunter College; Councilman Ben Kallos; Dr. Jason Schwartz, Assistant Professor in the Department of Health Policy and Management at the Yale School of Public Health; and Dr. Adam Ratner, Director of Pediatric Infectious Disease at NYU Langone.
May 28, 2019 Press Release
Hearing held in Queens Focuses on Importance of Accurate Census Data for Congressional Representation, Distribution of Federal Funds, and to Business Development
NEW YORK, NY – Today, at the request of Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), co-chair of the House Census Caucus, and Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY), Congressman Jamie Raskin (D-MD), the Chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and Reform Subcommittee on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties, held a field hearing titled “Getting Counted: The Importance of the Census to State and Local Communities” during which experts testified to how census data is used by state and local communities and the efforts of governments, non-profits, and businesses to make sure everyone is counted.
May 24, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC –Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), the daughter and sister of veterans, yesterday voted to pass the bipartisan SECURE Act, which includes the Gold Star Family Tax Relief Act to fix a consequence of the GOP Tax Law that is causing Gold Star families to see drastic tax increases.
May 23, 2019 Press Release
Legislation Will Restore and Protect Powers of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), senior member of the House Financial Services Committee and former member of the Dodd-Frank Conference Committee, yesterday spoke on the House floor in favor of and then voted with her colleagues to pass H.R. 1500, the Consumers First Act.

May 22, 2019 Press Release
Congresswomen requested inclusion of limiting amendment following questioning of Sec. Carson
WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswomen Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY-12) and Nydia Velázquez (D-NY-07) released the following statement today after the House Committee on Appropriations included a limiting amendment in the FY2020 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations bill to stop Housing and Urban Development from using any federal funding to implement their plan to kick 55,000 American kids of mixed status families out on the street.
May 21, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswomen Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY-12) and Nydia Velázquez (D-NY-07) today requested that House Appropriations Committee Subcommittee on Transportation, and Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Chairman David E. Price (D-NC) and Ranking Member Mario Diaz-Balart (R-FL) include a limiting amendment in the FY2020 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations bill to stop Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) proposed change to Section 214 of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1980 that would leave thousands of immigrant families homeless.
May 21, 2019 Press Release
Landmark law is saving cardholders $12 billion per year
WASHINGTON, DC – Ahead of tomorrow’s 10 year anniversary of the signing of the 2009 Credit Card Accountability, Responsibility, and Disclosure Act (CARD Act), Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), author of the bill and Chair of the House Financial Services Subcommittee Investor Protection, Entrepreneurship, and Capital Markets, marked the occasion with various consumer groups including Americans for Financial Reform (AFR), USPIRG, Center for Responsible Lending, and Consumer Federation of America.
May 20, 2019 Press Release
Following a meeting with Dr. Sima Samar, Chairperson of the Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission, Rep. Maloney expresses concerns to Sec. Pompeo that Afghan women’s rights are at risk

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) today sent a letter to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo requesting that he document how the United States is working to make sure that Afghan women are included in the ongoing peace talks between the US and the Taliban.

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