Local Issues

Nothing is more important to Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney than the quality of life in her district. She is proud of the work she has done to improve infrastructure, preserve historic neighborhoods, fight for better zoning and create schools in her district. Whether working to create an academically rigorous public high school on the Upper East Side, seeking to restore the crumbling Queens seawall or fighting for a full build Second Avenue Subway, her first priority has always been to make her district a better place to live.

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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:

Apr 10, 2019 Newsletter
Dear Friend, This weekly update is coming early this week as the House has finished up voting with Democrats heading to our Issues Conference in Virginia this afternoon. While we were only in DC for a short time this week, we still got a lot done. Below are some highlights.
Apr 5, 2019 Newsletter
This week, the House passed important bills to expand and renew the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), condemn the Trump Administration’s latest effort to take away Americans’ health care, and to end U.S. involvement in the war in Yemen. I was proud to vote for and support these measures and am especially pleased to tell you that VAWA included a provision I authored to continue and increase funding to process DNA evidence, including untested rape kits, which helps victims get justice and put perpetrators behind bars.
Mar 29, 2019 Press Release
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 27, 2019 Press Release
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 22, 2019 In The News

A dozen representatives from New York’s Congressional Delegation – among them Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-Upper East Side) and Rep. Adriano Espaillat (D-Washington Heights, Sugar Hill) – wrote a letter to Governor Andrew Cuomo(D), beckoning him to include an anti-homelessness program in the budget.

The letter, submitted on Mar. 14, calls for the inclusion of Home Stability Support (HSS), a program that provides financial support to New Yorkers threatened with eviction or homelessness.

Mar 15, 2019 Newsletter
Dear Friend, Now that we’ve wrapped up another work week in Washington, I wanted to share with you some highlights of the past week and make sure you know about two events in New York City that I am hosting this weekend.
Mar 12, 2019 Newsletter
Dear Friend, We had another busy week in Washington, DC and I’m excited to see some of you this Sunday at my State of the District event. More information on that and updates from the week below.
Feb 12, 2019 In The News

Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney and community leaders urging the MTA to to fund the proposed Sunnyside LIRR station. (via Maloney’s office)

Feb 11, 2019 In The News

United States Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney is joined by other community leaders and members to urge support for bringing Amazon to Long Island City. (Kendall Rodriguez for New York Daily News)