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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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.
Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney with workers during construction of the Second Avenue subway. Photo courtesy of Congresswoman Maloney's office
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).
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.
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.
New York—Congresswoman 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.
New York, NY –Today, Rep. Carolyn Maloney joined New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and Secretary Hillary Clinton at LaGuardia College where the Governor signed into law the Excelsior Scholarship program, a first-in-the nation program to offer free tuition to all New York public colleges and universities for New York families earning up to $125,000 annually. Years of tuition increases have threatened to put higher education out of reach for many working-class families.