Press Releases

Oct 2, 2018 Press Release
Our 9/11 Heroes Answered the Call When We Were Attacked, & Now Congress Needs to Extend The Program to Support Them & Their Families, Permanently

On the heels of today’s announcement that the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund (VCF) could run out of funding before its expiration date in 2020 and with cancer rates among 9/11 first responders continuing to rise, U.S. Representative Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12), U.S. Representative Jerrold Nadler (NY-10), U.S. Representative Peter T. King (NY-2), U.S. Senate Minority Leader Charles E.

Sep 29, 2018 Press Release

NEW YORK—Today, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12) joined Council Member Ben Kallos and members of the community to issue a report card on the progress of the East River Esplanade projects.

Sep 28, 2018 Press Release

NEW YORK, NY – Today, Congresswoman Carolyn B.

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Sep 25, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY-12), Senior House Democrat of the Joint Economic Committee, today introduced the Measuring Real Income Growth Act of 2018. The legislation would require the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) to publish distributional analyses of Gross Domestic Product (GDP).

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Sep 17, 2018 Press Release
L Train project clears major hurdle with FTA declaration of "No Significant Impact"
NEW YORK—Today, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12) joined Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams, State Senator Brian Kavanagh, and members of the community to call for additional service to address community needs during the L Train shut down starting April 2019. Residents are concerned that the MTA is making it too difficult for Brooklyn residents to access ferry service and offering too little ferry service. But just today, Maloney’s office received news that the MTA is working with the contractor and hopes to expand ferry service – increasing the capacity of boats from 149 passengers to 240 passengers and having three boats running instead of two.
Sep 11, 2018 Press Release

NEW YORK, NY – As the nation marks the 17th Anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney, one of the lead authors of the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act, released the following statement:

Aug 29, 2018 Press Release
Congresswoman Maloney and women leaders highlight the need for an Equal Rights Amendment to continue legacy of suffragettes and combat the pink tax and gender pay gap

NEW YORK— Today, two days after the nation marked the 98th Anniversary of the 19th Amendment, Congresswoman Carolyn B.

Aug 24, 2018 Press Release
Following Bicameral Request, GAO Produces Study Highlighting Gender-Related Price Differences, Particularly in Mortgage & Auto-Lending Rates, Personal Care Products

Washington, D.C. – Ahead of Women’s Equality Day, U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) and U.S. Representative Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY-12) have released a report detailing the alarming extent to which women in America continue to pay more for goods and services, despite earning less for equal work.

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Aug 19, 2018 Press Release

NEW YORK – Today, Congresswoman Maloney gathered with Indian-American leaders and representatives of the Federation of Indian Association, Tri-State Area, Chairman, President, Board of Trustees, Executive Committee at the India Day Parade to announce that she will introduce historic legislation to posthumously award Mahatma Gandhi a Congressional Gold

Aug 6, 2018 Press Release

"With approximately 400,000 riders per day, more than half of whom commute between Brooklyn and Manhattan, the L-Train is one of the most important elements of New York’s public transit system. The closure of the Canarsie Tunnel for the repairs needed in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy, while necessary, will cause a major disruption to our city’s transit ecosystem.

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