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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Dec 6, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12) was briefed today, along with other members of the New York delegation, by NYPD Deputy Commissioner of Intelligence and Counterterrorism John Miller on the effects of providing security for President-elect Trump on New Yorkers and the NYPD. Following the briefing, Congresswoman Maloney released the following statement:

Dec 6, 2016 Newsletter
Dear Friend, Congress is in the midst of completing its work for the year, but before we adjourn I believe we must provide New York City with federal funds to cover the costs for securing Trump Tower. Since election day, NYPD has been working tirelessly and professionally to comply with Secret Service requirements for protecting the next President of the United States. However, New York City taxpayers should not be the ones footing this bill. That’s why, last night I led a New York delegation letter to Congressional leadership urging inclusion of a $35 million reimbursement to New York City for the costs our city has incurred providing security for President-elect Trump between Election Day and Inauguration Day.
Dec 5, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12) and Congressman José E. Serrano (NY-15) led 10 members of the New York Delegation on a letter to Congressional leadership in the House and Senate calling for funding to reimburse New York City’s taxpayers for the costs of securing President-elect Trump and his family prior to his inauguration on January 20. The delegation is requesting that the funds be included in the Continuing Resolution to fund the federal government that Congress is expected to pass this week.

Nov 22, 2016 Press Release

New York—After years of advocacy on behalf of Bushwick Inlet Park, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney today celebrates the news that the de Blasio administration has reached an agreement to purchase the 11-acre CitiStorage site on the Williamsburg waterfront for $160 million.

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.