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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Aug 4, 2017 Press Release

NEW YORK—On Tuesday, August 1, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12) joined her constituents at NYPD Precincts 13, 17, and 19 in Manhattan to celebrate National Night Out Against Crime, a nation-wide community event to take a stand against crime. Residents had the opportunity to meet members of their local precinct, interact with neighbors and community and local business leaders, and receive information on ways to get involved with the NYPD.

Aug 1, 2017 Press Release

NEW YORK—Following the failure of Senate Republicans’ proposals to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12) hosted a roundtable at NYC Health + Hospitals/Bellevue with healthcare professionals, patient advocates, and concerned constituents to discuss the future of the health care law. The group focused on steps forward, strategies for strengthening the ACA, and ways to combat Administration efforts to undermine the landmark legislation.

Jul 5, 2017 Press Release

NEW YORK—Following the horrific shooting of NYPD Officer Miosotis Familia, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12) released the following statement:

“The cold-blooded assassination of Officer Miosotis Familia, while she was sitting in a police vehicle in the Bronx early this morning, was a horrific and contemptible act of mindless savagery.

Jun 23, 2017 Press Release

NEW YORK—Today, Rep. Carolyn Maloney (NY-12), called for the City of New York to reopen Engine 261 in Long Island City, which has been closed since 2003. Over the last 14 years, LIC has become the fastest growing neighborhood in the city, with an increasing population and growing commercial sector. Reopening Engine 261 will ensure that the City has the capacity maintain prompt response times to structural fires and medical emergencies.  

Jun 20, 2017 In The News

Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney with workers during construction of the Second Avenue subway. Photo courtesy of Congresswoman Maloney's office

Jun 19, 2017 Press Release
NEW YORK—Following the news that Legionnaires disease has been found in a section of Lenox Hill, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12), who represents the area in the U.S. House of Representatives, released the following statement: “I am deeply concerned that seven cases of Legionnaires disease have been reported in Lenox Hill. I offer my sincerest condolences to the family of the individual who passed away from the disease. My thoughts are with those who have been infected, and I wish them a speedy recovery.”
Jun 15, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Representatives Carolyn B. Maloney (D, NY-12) and Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) members of the House Financial Services Committee, announced today that their bipartisan bill, the NFIP Policyholder Protection Act (H.R. 2868), which was introduced earlier this week, passed through the Financial Services Committee as part of Congress’ overall effort to reauthorize and reform the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP).  

May 30, 2017 Press Release

NEW YORK—Today, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12) and Councilmember Ben Kallos joined with Community Voices Heard, Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer, Assemblywoman Rebecca Seawright, and Assemblyman Dan Quart to express their deep concerns about the recently announced New York City Housing Authority development plan for the playground at Holmes Towers. Tenants at Holmes have expressed outrage over the proposal, which would cost them light, air, and a playground, while providing very little in return.

May 5, 2017 Press Release

New York, NY – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12), whose district is home to Trump Tower, Congresswoman Nita M. Lowey, Ranking Democrat on the House Appropriations Committee; New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio; and other members of the New York City Congressional Delegation held a press conference in the Blue Room of New York City Hall to announce $68 million in federal funds to reimburse local law enforcement agencies and New York taxpayers for costs incurred protecting the President, then-President-Elect Trump, and the First Family.

Apr 27, 2017 Press Release

New YorkCongresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12) today applauded the opening of the new span of the Kosciuszko Bridge. Rep. Maloney helped secure $670 million in federal funds, roughly 85% of the total cost, to pay for the new bridge.

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