• Carolyn Maloney Endorses Hillary Clinton for President

    I'm proud to endorse Hillary Clinton for President. No one is more experienced and better prepared to steer our country toward a more prosperous future for all Americans. For more information about her historic campaign or to volunteer, click here:
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  • President Obama

    "Carolyn has not only delivered again and again for New Yorkers, she's written groundbreaking legislation that is making a lasting difference in the lives of millions of Americans. New Yorkers are extraordinarily lucky to have her fighting for them in Congress."
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  • Attention Consumers: Help is on the way!

    Earlier this year, the CARD act, a bill Carolyn co-authored and President Obama signed into law, went into effect. It is a massive regulation overhaul for the credit card industry, designed to increase transparency and make it easier for consumers to know what they’re being charged for.
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  • Carolyn Maloney - Trailblazer

    Check out this video that debuted at our Women for Carolyn Breakfast in February. Council Speaker Christine Quinn calls Congresswoman Maloney a "trailblazer who keeps blazing new trails." Hillary Clinton praises Carolyn as a "tireless and effective advocate for women in America..."
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  • Volunteer Today!

    We're building our campaign from the ground up, one day at a time. A strong grassroots organization is key to re-electing Carolyn. Join our team today!
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August 12, 2015

Maloney And Gun Control Advocates Push Local And Federal Agenda To Curb Gun Violence

The Greenpoint Gazette

On Tuesday, as law enforcement agencies around the country prepared to mark National Nite Out Against Crime, Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney and Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams joined Public Advocate Letitia James, Trudy Mason, Vice-Chair of the New York State Democratic Committee, and local gun violence prevention supporters to advocate for local and federal action to curb gun violence. The call follows a violent weekend in Brooklyn that left three people dead and 16 wounded.  New York Police Department statistics show that there have been 669 shooting incidents that have killed or wounded 794 people since the beginning of this year.

In addition, around 170 people have died in over 40 separate incidents nationwide this year, in shooting incidents involving three or more victims, according to a list compiled by the Congresswoman.

“The bloodbath has got to stop,” said Maloney, the lead sponsor of five gun violence prevention bills in Congress. “We cannot continue to allow the loopholes that allow dangerous people to get a gun, regardless of their history of violence. We cannot keep imposing minor penalties for gun trafficking. We must stop shortchanging the background check system. Most of all, we need common-sense regulations that will protect Americans from gun violence.”

To read the full story, click here.

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August 12, 2015

Maloney: Don’t Put the Brakes on Uber

NY Observer

One of the city’s most senior members of Congress has a message for Mayor Bill de Blasio: get out of the way of Uber. Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney, an Upper East Side Democrat, said Mr. de Blasio’s aggressive attempt to crack down on the ride-sharing industry’s growth doesn’t jibe with the “spirit of the city.”

“I think it should be allowed to continue to expand. I had to wait for a cab for a half hour before I got here,” Ms. Maloney told the Observer at City Hall today. “That’s the creative enterprise spirit of the city and the change in technology is what has always helped grow jobs and helped expand jobs in our city and I support new ideas to expand jobs.” 

To read the full story, click here.

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July 19, 2015

Maloney: Debt Relief Is Critical for Greek Economy

The Greek Reporter

“Now that the Greek and German parliaments have approved the reforms agreed to by Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and the Eurozone negotiators, it is critically important that Greece is given the opportunity to rejuvenate its economy. That is why I strongly support the IMF recommendations for debt relief and establishing a grace period for loan repayment. Without these, it is easy to imagine another financial emergency down the road.

“The Greek people have been suffering under a recession for years and austerity alone will only prolong this crisis. Economic stimulus will be required to restart the Greek economy and ensure that Greece can meet its debt obligations. I share my constituents’ concerns about the future of Greece and its people."

To read the full story, click here.

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December 12, 2011

Stock Trade Bill Move Angers Dems

Democrats aren’t taking House Majority Leader Eric Cantor’s takedown of Rep. Spencer Bachus lightly.

Following a POLITICO report earlier Thursday that Cantor forced Bachus, the House Financial Services Committee chair, to reverse course on legislation that would crack down on congressional insider trading, the bill’s top backers lashed out at Cantor’s decision to pressure Bachus to back down.

“I was completely surprised and taken aback to find that the Republican leadership had yanked it off the agenda and stopped the process from going forward,” Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-N.Y.) said. “This is something that 99 percent of the Americans agree [with] completely.”

On Tuesday, Bachus called for a Dec. 14 markup on the STOCK Act, which would explicitly bar insider trading among members of Congress and federal workers. The bill, which stands for “Stop Trading on Congressional Knowledge,” languished in obscurity before a “60 Minutes” investigation in November propelled it onto committee agendas and to more than 200 co-sponsors.

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August 17, 2010

Team Maloney at Woodside Houses "Clean Up the Grounds" Day

Joining Woodside residents, Team Maloney spent Monday at Woodside Houses "Clean Up the Grounds" Day participating in activities such as cleaning up around a garden honoring American troops.



"I want to thank all my residents here in Woodside, the children, for coming out and making this a successful day. We try to instill teamwork and community work in our residents so we can live the quality of life that we deserve. And I want to thank Congresswoman Maloney for bringing some of her great folks to come and help us on this day. Thank you Carolyn, and hopefully we'll be working with you in the near future," said Ann Cotton-Morris, President, Woodside Houses Tenants Association.

 

"I had a great time helping out at the Woodside Houses. I was proud to give back to a community that has shown so much support for Carolyn," said Peter Gao, a Maloney for Congress intern.

 

Check out photos of Woodside residents, Ann Cotton-Morris (President, Woodside Houses Tenants Association), Christina Leale and Woodside children teaming up with Team Maloney members Loren, Rayees, and Peter.

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August 08, 2010

Interns of the Week

JORDAN


Jordan first got involved with the Maloney campaign because he thought it “would be a great way to learn about the election process and make a tangible difference.”  Jordan wanted to work for Carolyn because her political philosophies strongly mirror his own. And, “her work to help find a cure for Parkinson’s Disease, as a co-founder of the Congressional Working Group on Parkinson's Disease, personally resonates with me, as I have an uncle who passed away from Parkinson’s and another uncle who suffers from Parkinson’s Disease.”  Jordan would like to see Carolyn re-elected because “her policies truly reflect the needs of the middle class. Whether it’s expanding health care, fighting for benefits for first responders, or passing the Credit CARD Act, Carolyn is always thinking of her constituents, rather than caving to the interests of the elite. As an experienced congresswoman who has served almost two decades in the House, Carolyn knows how to get things done and has shown again and again her ability to do so.”  The first thing Jordan did on the campaign was knock on doors and help with the petitioning process.  Although he was a bit nervous, Jordan quickly realized that his "unease was unfounded."  Jordan likes working for the Maloney campaign because he enjoys getting to know the other interns, as well as the constituents. There are so many diverse people from different backgrounds in Carolyn’s district whom he would never have the opportunity to meet.

 


 

SHIRLEY

 

Shirley wants to see Carolyn re-elected because “Carolyn has been relentlessly fighting for the well-being of New Yorkers. Her accomplishments have improved the lives of many Americans with her strong beliefs ranging from consumer rights to healthcare reform. As someone with both the experience and the energy, Carolyn deserves to continue representing her district.”  Shirley got involved in the campaign because, as a lifelong New Yorker, she believes it is extremely important to be an informed citizen. “Participating in the democracy that is America is a responsibility that I have, and a great way to begin the process was to get involved in a political campaign.”  The first thing Shirley did for the campaign was make phone calls to voters in the district.  She loves her work because the campaign team is so enthusiastic.  “It is amazing to meet such diverse supporters of Carolyn, not only on the campaign, but all across the district. I love working with every one of the interns and interacting with them on a daily basis has made work both progressive and enjoyable.”  Between now and Primary Day, Shirley is going to help Carolyn win by knocking on doors, making phone calls, and spreading the word about Carolyn’s accomplishments and the importance of being an informed New Yorker.         

 


                                                                                                                                                        

 

PETER


Brian wants Carolyn to be re-elected because she never stops fighting for New Yorkers.  He got involved in the Maloney campaign because he thought “it would be a good experience and wanted to do more with my life.”  The first thing he did for the campaign was talk to voters in Long Island City.  The thing he likes best about working on the Maloney campaign is meeting and talking to other supporters of Carolyn.  He also likes how he goes to many new places that he wouldn’t have known about otherwise.  Brian is going to help Carolyn win between now and Primary Day by continuing to work hard on her behalf.       

 


 

YULIYA 

Yuliya wants Carolyn to be re-elected because “Carolyn Maloney has done everything in her power to help New Yorkers during the past eighteen years, including writing vital legislation to make the lives of her constituents better. Carolyn will not stop fighting for New Yorkers in the future and thus should remain the Congresswoman in this district.”  She got involved in the Maloney campaign because she wanted to learn the basics of how a campaign is run and thought “what better way than in a campaign where the candidate has done so much for her constituents.”  The first thing Yuliya did for the Maloney campaign was participate in the Fireworks in Astoria event where she helped with the petitioning process to put Carolyn’s name on the ballot.  “It was a great first event because I saw right away the immense support Carolyn had throughout her District.”  The thing she likes best about working for the Maloney campaign is “knowing that I am a direct link between the Congresswoman and her constituents. It is a great feeling to share Carolyn’s numerous accomplishments for New York directly with her voters.”  Between now and Primary Day Yuliya will work to re-elect Carolyn by “communicating with as many voters as possible, by making phone calls and by knocking on doors, to tell them about the things Carolyn has achieved for them and the importance of their support in the September 14th Primary.”            

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