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 2, 2020 Newsletter

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Apr 1, 2020 Newsletter
Today, I have asked my colleagues to join me in calling on the Trump Administration to immediately suspend import tariffs on medical equipment and personal protective equipment (PPE). This policy that should have been put in place weeks ago. The State and the City continue to work to expand our hospitals' capabilities to contend with the coronavirus pandemic.
Mar 31, 2020 Press Release
Following the return of more than forty of her constituents who were stranded abroad due to COVID-19, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12) issued the following statement commending the State Department’s actions and urging continued work to bring every American stranded abroad back home.
Mar 31, 2020 Newsletter
Yesterday, Inspector General Michael Horowitz took a strong first step toward implementing the oversight requirements included in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act by quickly appointing a Chair for the Pandemic Response Accountability Committee (PRAC). This committee was created by one of the provisions I offered to the CARES Act as Chairwoman of the Committee on Oversight and Reform.
Mar 30, 2020 Newsletter
New York's hospital capacity increases by 2,000 beds today with the opening of the Javits Center temporary hospital and the arrival of the USNS Comfort, a naval medical ship. This is a necessary step as our city and state contend with an influx of patients due to COVID-19. The NYS on PAUSE executive order has been extended through April 15 to help mitigate the spread of coronavirus.
Mar 29, 2020 Newsletter
The State has taken action to; overrule any hospital policy that restricted a support individual from being in the labor and delivery room with the mother, approve funding for small business counseling, and push back the tax filing deadline to July 15 to match with the new federal tax filing. More on all this and other updates below.
Mar 28, 2020 Newsletter
Today, Governor Cuomo announced that the New York State presidential primary has been moved to June 23, 2020. Yesterday, the third coronavirus disaster relief package became law - which means billions of dollars in funding will be coming to our city for hospitals, into New Yorkers' pockets, and for small businesses. The State has also announced new and expanded financial productions for individuals and small businesses.
Mar 27, 2020 Newsletter

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Mar 26, 2020 Newsletter

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Mar 25, 2020 Press Release
NEW YORK, NY — Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) today led the bipartisan New York State Delegation in a request to Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar for 20,000 ventilators for New York State from the national stockpile. New York State remains the center of the coronavirus pandemic in the country and Governor Andrew Cuomo has said that the state will see its apex of cases in the next 14-21 days.