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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Sep 11, 2020 In The News

For the 19th time, thousands of family members and elected officials converged on the World Trade Center site Friday morning to remember those killed in the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks — though this ceremony was unlike any previous commemoration due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Sep 10, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC — Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), senior member of the House Financial Services Committee, was joined today by stakeholders from the small business community and the insurance industry to emphasize the urgent need for Congress to pass the H.R. 7011, the Pandemic Risk Insurance Act (PRIA).

Sep 10, 2020 In The News

NEW YORK — New York lawmakers lambasted the Trump administration Thursday over a report that millions had been taken from a health program for FDNY firefighters battling 9/11-related illnesses.

The Treasury Department withheld nearly $4 million in payments, the New York Daily News reported on the eve of the 19th anniversary of the terror attacks. The payments started dropping four years ago.

Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney, who was prime sponsor of a bill to permanently extend the national Victim Compensation Fund, slammed Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin.

Sep 4, 2020 Newsletter

Dear Friend, 

 

Ahead of Labor Day Weekend, I want to thank every union member, essential worker, and employee who deserves a union for their work keeping our country going during this unprecedented time. Unions and laborers built this country and every employee deserves representation to ensure safe and fair workplaces.

 

Sep 4, 2020 In The News

The deadline to fill out the U.S. Census is Sep. 30, but much of New York’s population remains uncounted – particularly its low-income neighborhoods. According to the CUNY Mapping Service’s Census Tracking Project, the statewide response rate is 61 percent, compared to the national average of 64.9 percent – as of Aug. 31. If this trend continues, the federal government will drastically cut New York’s funding for education and crucial social services over the next ten years.

Aug 28, 2020 Newsletter

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Aug 28, 2020 In The News

Mayor Bill de Blasio joined community leaders in Astoria, Queens, on Friday for a ride on NYC Ferry’s new extension from Astoria to the Upper East Side.

Last week, the NYC Ferry service announced it would finally expand the line to connect the neighboring boroughs, after years of advocacy from Astoria community leaders. The line will offer a direct connection from 3-10 Astoria Blvd. to 90th Street on the Upper East Side of Manhattan.

Aug 26, 2020 In The News

A statue commemorating Sojourner Truth, Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony was unveiled Wednesday in New York City’s Central Park. 

The monument is the first in Central Park to depict nonfictional women. The existing statues had been created of fictional women from literary works.  

The bronze statue was unveiled as the U.S. commemorated 100 years since the ratification of the 19th Amendment, which gave some women the right to vote.