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.
- 10021 Zip Code Split
- 2nd Avenue Subway
- 50th Street Facility
- 63rd St Tunnel Connector
- Bushwick Inlet Park
- Cell Phone Towers
- Con Edison Steampipe Explosion
- Development in Western Queens
- East Side Access
- Fashion Report
- Hurricane Sandy
- Islamic Community Center in Lower Manhattan
- Long Island City Links
- Manhattan VA Hospital
- Marine Transfer Station
- Newtown Creek
- Queens Blackout
- Queens Flooding
- Queens Plaza Roadway
- Queens Seawall
- Robert Moses Park
- Roosevelt Island
- Sale of Stuyvesant Town and Peter Cooper Village
- Shop Second Avenue
- The Inauguration of President Obama
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Hundreds of spectators along the banks of Newtown Creek watched the remains of the old Kosciuszko Bridge come down in a controlled explosion Sunday. Gov. Andrew Cuomo joined city and state officials on the Brooklyn side to watch the implosion just after 8 a.m. using a process called energetic felling, part of the $873 million project to replace the 78-year-old dilapidated crossing with two new state-of-the-art, cable-stayed bridges.
UPPER EAST SIDE, NY — A project to revitalize a two-block stretch of the East River Esplanade broke ground Monday, city officials announced.
Local elected officials and executives from the Hospital for Special Surgery celebrated the beginning of a renovation project that will bring noise barriers, irrigation systems and greenery to the East River Esplanade between East 70th and 72nd streets.
The Kosciuszko Bridge collapsed in a cloud of smoke with a thunderous bang early Sunday morning.
The 78-year-old bridge was felled at 8 a.m. exactly when hundreds of small charges that had been placed on its joints were detonated.
Gravity then went to work and the bridge collapsed in a smokey show watched by Gov. Cuomo, Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney, Department of
Transportation Chief Engineer Wahid Albert, and others from several boats in Newtown Creek.
New York—Today, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12) and Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer joined New York City fashion industry professionals to highlight the vital importance of the Garment District to New York’s fashion industry. The group discussed the outsized economic impact of the fashion industry, which generates nearly $2 billion in tax revenue for the city per year, and the annual New York Fashion Weeks, which generate over $900 million in revenue per year, producing a greater economic stimulus than the US Open or the Super Bowl.
New York—Today, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney gathered with students from across New York’s 12th Congressional District for the inaugural meeting of her Congressional Youth Cabinet (CYC). These 23 exceptional students were chosen from dozens applications that came from every corner of the 12th district.
WASHINGTON, DC—The Bureau of Justice Assistance’s (BJA) FY 2017 President-Elect Security Assistance Reimbursement Grant Program has awarded nearly $26 million to New York City to reimburse costs incurred protecting then-President Elect Trump and his family between Election Day and Inauguration Day. Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12) and Congressman Daniel M. Donovan, Jr.
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.
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.
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.
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.