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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Nov 22, 2016 Newsletter

Dear Friend,

Before we break for Thanksgiving, I wanted to make sure that you heard the wonderful news: a deal has been reached to acquire the last remaining parcel for Bushwick Inlet Park!  Park land is critical throughout New York City, and I was pleased to join in the effort to ensure that this park became a reality.

Oct 25, 2016 Press Release

NEW YORK—Today, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney was joined by community advocates, 2nd Ave Subway business owners, transit rider advocates and local elected officials to release her final report card on the MTA’s progress towards completing Phase 1 of the 2nd Avenue Subway.

Oct 25, 2016 In The News

A triumphant U.S. Rep Carolyn Maloney (D-Astoria), joined by community advocates, neighborhood business owners, transit advocates and elected officials proclaimed Tuesday that the long-awaited Second Avenue subway is about to become a reality.

“The MTA tells me as of Oct. 1 the project was 98 percent complete,” said Maloney. “With that news, I am proud to be able to give them an A-plus on my final report card on the progress of Phase 1.”She also gave the overall $1.3 billion project a final grade of A-plus.

Sep 19, 2016 Press Release

NEW YORK, NY – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12) released the following statement after news of the suspected Chelsea bomber being brought into custody.

Sep 18, 2016 Press Release

NEW YORK, NY – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12) released the following statement Sunday afternoon after a meeting at the Emergency Management Command Post.

“Our emergency responders have been working tirelessly to make sure that our community is safe and that those who need aid get the assistance they need and area residents have expressed their gratitude and admiration to me for the NYPD during this incident.  

Sep 18, 2016 Press Release

NEW YORK, NY – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12) released the following statement in the wake of the explosion in New York’s Chelsea neighborhood Saturday evening:

Sep 12, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON – During Thursday’s hearing of the U.S. Congress Joint Economic Committee (JEC), Ranking Democrat Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12) called for a balanced approach to the federal budget, including both policies to deal with long-term drivers of the debt and policies to lay the groundwork for economic growth.

Sep 10, 2016 Press Release

NEW YORK, NY – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12), Congressman Jerrold Nadler (NY-10) and Congressman Peter T. King (NY-02), lead sponsors of the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act, sent a letter Friday to New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and New Jersey Governor Chris Christie requesting their support for a memorial to honor the thousands of responders and survivors who have died or continue to suffer from the effects of the toxins that covered lower Manhattan in the weeks and months following the September 11th attacks.

Sep 6, 2016 Press Release

NEW YORK – Today, Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY), Ranking Member of the U.S.

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