August 29, 2017

Moon Still Hopeful of Dialogue with N.Korea © This is copyrighted material owned by Digital Chosun Inc. No part of it may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means without prior written permission.

Source: The Chosunilbo By Kim Jin-myung President Moon Jae-in again raised the prospect of reopening the inter-Korean Kaesong Industrial Complex on Monday, citing the need “to begin talks with North Korea.” Moon was speaking in a meeting with dovish U.S. Senator Edward Markey. The senator was in Seoul with a congressional delegation including senators Jeff Merkley and Chris Van Hollen, …

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August 29, 2017

‘Preventive war against NK will make matters worse’: US senator

Source: The Korea Herald By Jung Min-kyung A senior US senator said Tuesday that the United States will closely cooperate with South Korea to bring North Korea back to the negotiating table and ruled out a preventive war as a way to solve the issues surrounding the Korean Peninsula. “The US can only peacefully resolve the threat of a nuclear …

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August 29, 2017

Girl Scouts join Rep. Carolyn Maloney in push for national women’s museum

Source: NY Daily News By Reza Moreno / Reuven Blau New York’s Girl Scouts joined the push Wednesday for a Smithsonian Museum of American Women’s History on the National Mall in Washington. Rep. Carolyn Maloney, who has advocated for the museum for 20 years, said the idea is gaining momentum. “We are entitled to one, just one museum,” Maloney said …

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August 29, 2017

Maloney Holds Roundtable On Future Of Healthcare

Source: Queens Gazette 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 healthcare law. The group focused on steps forward, strategies for strengthening the ACA, and ways …

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August 29, 2017

Moms breastfeed their babies aboard subway train to stand up for their rights

Source: NY Daily News By Reza Moreno / Jillian Jorgensen Breastfeeding moms and their supporters took to the subways Friday to reaffirm their rights as part of the Breastfeeding Subway Caravan. “It’s always very exciting to see the moms join us and (be) brave enough to actually have a breastfeeding experience on the subway,” said Nicole Feleciano, 30, who was …

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August 2, 2017

This Bill Could Change The Way Hospitals Handle Sexual Assault

Source: Newsy: Denver ABC 7 By Casey Mendoza , Madeline Carl The suicide of a former college student has prompted legislation to change the way hospitals respond to sexual assault. On Thursday, Reps. Ted Poe and Carolyn Maloney filed the Megan Rondini Act, which would require hospitals to have — or at least have access to — a 24/7 sexual assault forensic …

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August 2, 2017

Maloney Meets With Hellenic Leaders On 43rd Anniversary Of Turkish Invasion Of Cyprus

Source: Queens Gazette Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney, co-Founder and co-Chair of the Congressional Hellenic Caucus, addressed the American Hellenic Institute’s annual Breakfast Briefing commemorating the 43rd anniversary of the illegal Turkish invasion of Cyprus. After the breakfast, the Congresswoman released the following statement: “As the co-Founder and co-Chair of the Congressional Hellenic Caucus, I was honored to join Ambassador Andreas …

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August 2, 2017

MALONEY MOURNS PASSING OF WOMEN’S RIGHTS CHAMPION BETTY DUKES

Source: Queens Gazette By John Toscano Maloney, Trott Move To Strengthen Anti-Female Genital Mutilation Law U.S. Representatives Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY-12) and Dave Trott (R-MI-11) introduced the bipartisan Stopping Abusive Female Exploitation (SAFE) Act, legislation that would increase the federal penalty for female genital mutilation from 5 years to 15 years in prison and encourage states to implement reporting requirements …

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August 1, 2017

House Bill Proposes To Triple Penalty For Female Genital Mutilation

Source: Huff Post By Kaeli Subberwal WASHINGTON  ― Reps. Dave Trott (R-Mich.) and Carolyn Maloney (D-N.Y.) are aiming to triple the federal penalty for female genital mutilation amid an investigation into the practice in Detroit. On Thursday, Trott and Maloney proposed the Stopping Abusive Female Exploitation (SAFE) Act to increase the federal penalty for female genital mutilation to 15 years in …

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