September 19, 2016

Maloney Praises Swift City Response to Weekend Explosion in Chelsea

Source: NY Observer Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney praised the quick work of elected officials and city agencies following an explosion in the Chelsea neighborhood on Saturday night that injured 29 people.   The bomb was detonated on 23rd Street near Sixth Avenue and a second device, made from a pressure cooker, was found nearby on 27th Street and is currently being …

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September 15, 2016

Reps Maloney and Bilirakis Send Letter on Panagia Soumela to Turkish Pres.

Source: The National Herald Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12) and Congressman Gus Bilirakis (FL-12), co-chairs of the Congressional Caucus on Hellenic Issues, sent a letter to President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan raising concerns about the abrupt revocation of a license for the annual Divine Liturgy for the Feast of the Assumption at Panagia Soumela Monastery in Trabzon on August 15, 2016. …

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September 15, 2016

Ambassador Geoffrey Pyatt, meets Rep. Gus Bilirakis, and Rep. Carolyn Maloney

Source: The National Herald Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12) and Congressman Gus Bilirakis (FL-12), co-chairs of the Congressional Caucus on Hellenic Issues, yesterday hosted a joint meeting with U.S. Ambassador to Greece Geoffrey Pyatt, who will be sworn in on September 28, to discuss the future of Greece and the relationship between Greece and the United States. Representatives Lee Zeldin …

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September 14, 2016

House Passes Justice Against Terror Sponsors Act

Source: DNA Info The House of Representatives passed the Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act (JASTA), previously passed by the Senate, sending the bill to the President’s desk.   U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer, who authored the bill, along with Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX) in the Senate, released the following statement on House passage of JASTA:   “I’m pleased the …

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September 14, 2016

It’s Fashion Week, but new data show why NYC celebrates fashion all year

Source: Crain’s New York Business We often think of fashion in terms of seasons: the fall collection, spring’s boldest new designs, summer’s hottest swimsuits. But for New York City, fashion is a year-round source of pride, glamour … and revenue.   New York Fashion Week 2016 is an excellent opportunity to appreciate what fashion means to New York’s bottom line. …

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September 9, 2016

Fashion Helps Bottom Line

Source: Queens Gazette On September 6, Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY), Ranking Member of the U.S. Congress Joint Economic Committee (JEC), was joined by Kathleen Warner, Executive Vice President and Managing Director of the Center for Urban Innovation at NYCEDC, Catherine Bennett, Senior Vice President and Managing Director of IMG Fashion, who are producing Fashion Week, Gerald Scupp, Vice President of the …

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September 6, 2016

Report outlines the economic impact of Fashion Week

Source: DNA Info As New York City preps for its annual fall Fashion Week, commercial brokers prepare for the effect on their business in fashion-centric neighborhoods of Manhattan. Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney held a press conference outside Grand Central Terminal yesterday (Tuesday) to mark the start of fashion week, which runs from Sep. 8 to Sep. 15. Maloney’s speech highlighted the …

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August 31, 2016

NYSE Morning Bell Commemorates Women’s Equality

Source: Queens Gazette Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12), joined by New York Stock Exchange Chief Operating Officer Stacey Cunningham and New York women leaders from the public and private sectors, rang the opening bell at the New York Stock Exchange in honor of Women’s Equality Day 2016, a day designated to commemorate the ratification of the 19th Amendment to the Constitution 96 years ago.   Prior to the …

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August 30, 2016

Maloney: Economy better under Dem presidents

Source: Town & Village On the heels of Republican criticisms of the economy and President Obama’s handling of it, Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney and a few other elected officials responded with a press conference to argue that the economy has actually done better under Democratic presidents since World War II. Maloney noted that since the Great Recession, unemployment has been halved …

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August 29, 2016

7 Mothers Who Have Played a Crucial Role In Fighting For Women’s Equality

Source: Romper For the past 45 years, Aug. 26 has been Women’s Equality Day, a day commemorating the anniversary of the 19th Amendment, which, according toTIME, gave American women the right to vote. It’s a celebration of course — a day to remember all of the women who have fought tirelessly for women’s suffrage and for greater women’s rights — but …

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