March 29, 2017

Maloney rips GOP’a healthcare bill

Source: Times Ledger By Bill Parry   Congressional Democrats were handed new ammunition in their battle against against the Republican ObamaCare replacement bill Monday when the bipartisan Congressional Budget Office released its analysis that shows 14 million Americans would be stripped of their insurance next year, and more than 24 million would lose their coverage in the the next 10 years. U.S. …

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March 29, 2017

New Bill Would Force Financial Agencies to Adopt Consistent Data Formats

Source: MeriTalk By Jessie Bur   Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif., and 28 other representatives late Wednesday reintroduced the Financial Transparency Act, which would require all eight financial regulatory agencies to adopt standardized, electronic data reporting formats.  “Passing the Financial Transparency Act would be a milestone for data transparency and the openness of public information,” said Issa. “What my previous legislation, the DATA Act, …

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March 29, 2017

Officials Blast Trump’s New Muslim Ban

Source: Queens Gazette   Congress Member Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12), issued the following statement after President Trump released “the newest iteration of his Muslim and refugee ban:” “The new executive order is anything but (new). This repackaging of the original executive order is still clearly an unconstitutional and hateful action meant to ban Muslim and refugees from coming to our shores. Such hateful …

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March 29, 2017

Hunters Point Civic Association Meets

Source: Queens Gazette By Thomas Cogan   “We’re going to have a packed house tonight,” said President Brent O’ Leary of the Hunters Point Civic Association, referring to the many attendees coming into the Irish Cultural Center on Jackson Avenue for a Friday evening meeting that U.S. Representative Carolyn Maloney was expected to attend.  Chairs were being added to the initial outlay.  There would be the usual …

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March 29, 2017

Feds Should refund NYC For Protecting Trump Tower, Pols Remind Capitol

Source: DNA info By Ben Fractenberg   If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again. Despite a partial payment for earlier requests, the New York Congressional delegation tried its hand at convincing the federal government to reimburse the city the $25.7 million NYC taxpayers have spent protecting President Donald Trump and his family at Trump Tower from the election through Inauguration Day. “The scale …

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March 22, 2017

Lex Club Forum on Protecting Women’s Rights in the Trump Era Featuring our very own Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney

Thursday, March 30, 2017, 7:30 – 8:30 pm All Souls Church, 1157 Lexington Ave. @ 80th St. Everywhere women are on the march to defend the hard-earned gains of 100 years against those who would curtail them. Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney, long-time representative of the Upper East Side and champion of women’s equality will speak, with other luminaries, about what forms …

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March 15, 2017

NY Lawmakers Want City Reimbursed $25M for Trump Security

Source: NY1 By NY1 News   Some New York lawmakers want Congress to reimburse the city for protecting President Trump and the First Family when they are in town. Sixteen members of the city’s Congressional delegation sent a letter to the House Committee on Appropriations Wednesday. They want the city to be paid back more than $25 million that it spent …

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March 15, 2017

Rep. Maloney & NYC Leaders Call for Bolder Fed Actions against Anti-Semitism

Source: The Jewish Voice By JV Staff   Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12), member of Congress’s Bipartisan Taskforce for Combating Anti-Semitism, last week brought together Jewish community leaders, the Manhattan District Attorney’s office, and the NYPD Deputy Commissioner for Intelligence and Counter-Terrorism to call for more federal action in response of the recent wave of anti-Semitic sentiment and actions, including multiple …

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March 15, 2017

Maloney Condemns Wave Of JCC Bomb Threats, Vandalism At Jewish Cemeteries

Source: Queens Gazette   Congress Member Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12) released the following statement the day after news broke of bomb threats made against Jewish community centers across 11 states, including New York, on February 27th, and after yet another incident of toppled and vandalized headstones in a Jewish cemetery: “I am deeply disturbed by this wave of anti-Semitic actions in our country and …

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March 15, 2017

Maloney amendment protects Orderly Liquidation Authority of Dodd-Frank

Source: Financial Regulation News By FINANCIAL REGULATION NEWS REPORTS   U.S. Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) offered legislation to protect the Orderly Liquidation Authority (OLA) of Dodd-Frank, which ensures that taxpayers do not have to bailout failing financial institutions. “The Republican peddled idea that the Orderly Liquidation Authority will lead to bailouts is not only wrong, it’s dangerous. My amendment strikes the …

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