Press Releases

Apr 25, 2019 Press Release
An Equal Rights Amendment is Necessary to Make Clear Congress Can Enact Legislation to Protect Women from Human Rights Abuses and Discrimination

NEW YORK, NY — Today, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12) joined elected officials, and Equal Rights Amendment advocates to condemn a recent U.S. Department of Justice decision to not  defend a federal law banning FGM/C, to call for Speaker Pelosi to step in to defend the law, and call for the ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA). Congresswoman Maloney is the sponsor of H.J.

Apr 24, 2019 Press Release

NEW YORK, NY – Today Representative Carolyn B. Maloney issued the following statement honoring the victims of the Armenian Genocide:

“Today we remember the horrific atrocity that began on this day 104 years ago when the Ottoman Empire started its systemic and reprehensible genocide of 1.5 million Armenians.

Apr 23, 2019 Press Release
Congresswoman attends oral arguments in New York et al v. Department of Commerce

WASHINGTON, DC – Following hearing the oral arguments in New York et al v. Department of Commerce, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), co-chair of the House Census Caucus and author of the 2020 Census IDEA Act, released the follow statement.

Apr 23, 2019 Press Release
NEW YORK, NY – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), House sponsor of the resolution to ratify the Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW), released the following statement after the Trump Administration’s veto threat forced the removal of language supporting sexual violence victims’ right to healthcare from a UN Security Council resolution on reducing and addressing sexual violence in conflicts.
Apr 22, 2019 Press Release
NEW YORK, NY – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), House sponsor of the resolution to ratify the Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW), today wrote a letter urging Secretary of State Pompeo to support a UN Security Council resolution on reducing and addressing sexual violence in conflicts. The Congresswoman’s letter comes after reports that the United States has threatened to veto the resolution.
Apr 18, 2019 Press Release

Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), co-chair of the House Census Caucus and author of the 2020 Census IDEA Act, released the following statement ahead of Tuesday’s oral arguments at the Supreme Court in the case of New York et al. v. Department of Commerce over the addition of a citizenship question to the 2020 Census. The Congresswoman will be attending the oral arguments.

Apr 16, 2019 Press Release
NEW YORK, NY – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney, sponsor of H.J.Res.35 - the Equal Rights Amendment, released the following statement after Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) announced that the House Judiciary Committee will hold a hearing on the Equal Rights Amendment on April 30, 2019.
Apr 15, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC- Representatives Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), and Peter King (R-NY), chief House sponsors of the bipartisan Never Forget the Heroes: Permanent Authorization of the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund Act today announced that the bill has the support of more than half of the House of Representatives.

Apr 10, 2019 Press Release

Following the announcement that the NYC Health Commissioner issued a mandate for all those living, working, or residing in Williamsburg, Brooklyn to be vaccinated with the measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccine, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), who represents parts of Williamsburg, issued the following statement:

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