May 16, 2017

MALONEY: A VIEW FROM THE HILL

Source: MetroFocus Sounding alarm bells over the health care bill to the hearings on Russia, an outraged Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney is here to discuss what it all means for you.

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May 16, 2017

Manhattan Congresswoman Vows a New Push for the Equal Rights Amendment in the Age of Trump

Source: NY Observer By Madina Toure Manhattan Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney announced last night she would renew her effort to get the long-stalled Equal Rights Amendment passed, arguing that the era of President Donald Trump is even more reason to get the amendment through. As proposed and passed by both houses of Congress in 1972, the ERA would codify “equal rights under the …

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May 16, 2017

Dem: ObamaCare repeal vote ‘an assault on working Americans’

Source: The Hill By Rebecca Savransky Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-N.Y.) on Saturday said the GOP’s ObamaCare repeal plan is “an assault on working Americans.” “It’ll remove over 24 million people who have healthcare now from the roles. It’ll increase costs for Americans. It imposes an age tax and guts the protections of pre-existing conditions,” Maloney told MSNBC. Maloney said one …

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May 16, 2017

MALONEY SLAMS FINANCIAL CHOICE ACT: “IT WOULD TAKE U.S. BACK TO PRE-FINANCIAL CRISIS CONDITIONS”

Source: Queens Gazette By John Toscano Congress Member Carolyn B. Maloney (D–Queens/Manhattan) Ranking Member on the House Financial Services Subcommittee on Capital Markets, Securities, and Investment, during the April 27 Committee on Financial Services full committee hearing, slammed the Republican-proposed Financial CHOICE Act, which would repeal the Dodd- Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act and roll back “the …

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May 16, 2017

Democrat upsets GOP by calling banking bill a ‘middle finger’

Source: Washington Examiner By Joseph Lawler A markup of a Republican financial reform bill quickly ran off the rails Tuesday when a Democrat called the legislation a middle finger to the public. Rep. Carolyn Maloney of New York called the Republican bill a “591-page middle finger to consumers, investors, regulators and markets,” upsetting the Republican members of the House Financial …

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May 16, 2017

House panel delays vote on Dodd-Frank repeal bill

Source: CNN Money By Donna Borak House lawmakers on Tuesday postponed voting on changes to a sweeping GOP bill to kill Obama-era financial regulations after Democrats worked to obstruct advancement of the plan they claimed would harm Americans and rescue Wall Street. Throughout a seven-hour House Financial Service Committee hearing, Democrats repeatedly tried to stonewall efforts by Republicans to advance a …

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May 16, 2017

Maloney goes into battle for MacBride

Source: The Irish Echo By Ray O’ Hanlon There’s another battle brewing on Capitol Hill. And at the center of it are the MacBride Principles. The fair employment guidelines for Northern Ireland, that were so hotly debated around the United States in the 1980s and 1990s, are under a new threat as a result of a bill before the House …

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May 1, 2017

Maloney Slams Proposed Cuts for Public Housing, Attends Rally

Source: Queens Gazette By John Toscano Congress Member Carolyn B. Maloney joined with New Yorkers from across the city for the No HUD Cuts rally at 26 Federal Plaza on April 20. The gathered crowd was there to protest the proposed $6.2 billion budget cut to the U.S. Department of Housing and urban Development that would negatively impact millions across the country. After the rally, she …

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May 1, 2017

Simotas, Maloney Celebrate Women’s History

Source: Queens Gazette On Friday, April 21, State Assembly Member Aravella Simotas and US Congress Member Carolyn Maloney hosted a luncheon to commemorate and celebrate Women’s History Month and to honor three exceptional local women for their contributions to the communities of western Queens. Approximately 60 invited guests joined the celebration, which was held in the Astor Room at Kaufman Astoria Studios.  The Honorees …

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