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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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Oct 23, 2021 Press Release

New York, NY – Today, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12) joined former AssemblymemberJoseph Lentol and North Brooklyn community leaders at the Greenpoint Post Office to celebrate the passage of the Congresswoman’s bill H.R. 3419, legislation to designate the Greenpoint Post Office on Meserole Ave in Brooklyn, NY as the “Joseph R. Lentol Post Office” in honor of former State Assemblymember Joseph R. Lentol.


Oct 4, 2021 In The News

Nearly 50 Queens residents across generations and genders gathered on the steps of Borough Hall Saturday to join the millions across the country rallying in support of reproductive rights.

Organizers said the borough’s solidarity with those fighting in states like Texas with restrictive abortion laws was essential, both because of the need for proactive engagement to prevent additional limitations and because legal access does not always mean equitable access.

Sep 28, 2021 In The News

Financial institutions have increasingly used overdraft “protection” plans in a way that is deceptive and unfair to consumers. That’s why I authored the Overdraft Protection Act, legislation that will crack down on predatory overdraft fees and establish fair and transparent practices for overdraft coverage programs. This legislation builds on the consumer protections we made law in my Credit CARD Act of 2009, which saves consumers up to $12 billion per year.

Sep 22, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Yesterday, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) voted to pass H.R. 5305, the Extending Government Funding and Delivering Emergency Assistance Act, critical legislation to secure emergency funding to help New York rebuild in the wake of Hurricane Ida, provide funding to help resettle Afghan refugees, and keep the federal government open. H.R.

Sep 20, 2021 In The News

More than two decades after the terror attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, two lawmakers from New York City are demanding to know when exactly officials knew about the health threats posed by the ruins of the World Trade Center.

Congress members Carolyn Maloney and Jerry Nadler have sent a letter to Mayor Bill de Blasio asking him to release documents showing when exactly former Mayors Rudy Giuliani and Michael Bloomberg were informed about the toxic fumes that were released when the Twin Towers collapsed.

Sep 14, 2021 In The News

About six months ago, Ruben Santiago-Hudson, the creator of the play “Lackawanna Blues,” asked a friend to open a vacant theater for him.

Sep 13, 2021 Press Release

New York, NY – Tonight, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12), sponsor of H.J. Res. 28, the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA), made a ‘Fashion With a Purpose’ statement for the certification of the ERA at the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute exhibit.

Sep 13, 2021 In The News

In her first policy push back to a strict new anti-abortion law in Texas, Gov. Hochul announced Monday she’s enacting several measures to protect a woman’s right to get an abortion in New York State.