June 19, 2017

Congresswoman: White House ‘Discounting’ of LGBT Month ‘Disappointing But Also Alarming’

Source: By Nicholas Ballasy WASHINGTON – Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-N.Y.) called the White House’s “discounting” of LGBT Pride Month “disappointing” and “alarming.” The Pentagon’s LGBT pride month recognition event took place on Monday but the White House did not formally recognize June as Pride Month with an official statement. “The White House’s effective discounting of Pride Month is not only …

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June 19, 2017

Letter to the Editor: Rep. Maloney on US Investing in Greece

Source: By TNH Staff To the Editor: As co-chair and co-founder of the Congressional Caucus on Hellenic Issues, I can think of no more important focus for current U.S. policy towards Greece than actively supporting Greece’s efforts to turn around its economy. That is why I am so pleased that last July the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), which encourages …

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June 19, 2017

Congresswoman Maloney Welcomes Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades to Washington, Attends 33rd Annual Cyprus Conference

Source: Greek USA Reporter By Kerry Kolasa-Sikiaridi Carolyn B. Maloney, co-chair and co-founder of the Congressional Caucus on Hellenic Issues, released the following statement after attending the 33rd Annual Cyprus Conference on June 6-8, 2017 in Washington, DC. “I was honored to join Hellenic American leaders from PSEKA, Coordinated Effort of Hellenes, and many other outstanding organizations to welcome Cyprus President …

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June 12, 2017

MALONEY APPLAUDS NEW DEDICATION FOR 9/11 RESCUE AND RECOVERY

Source: On Politics By John Toscano Following news from the 9/11 Memorial & Museum that a permanent dedication will be erected in honor and memory of rescue and recovery at Ground Zero, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12), lead House sponsor of the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act, and its reauthorization, released the following statement: “Thousands of 9/11 heroes …

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June 12, 2017

Make ‘Fearless Girl’ Statue Permanent, Congresswoman Says

Source: DNA info By Tatyana Bellamy Walker Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney is urging Mayor Bill de Blasio to preserve the “Fearless Girl” statue — despite backlash from artists and critics alike. In March, State Street Global Advisors, a Boston-based investment firm and Mccann, and advertising agency in New York, installed the 4-foot tall bronze statue of a young girl defiantly leaning …

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June 12, 2017

Congresswoman Wants Fearless Girl Statue to Remain Permanently on Wall Street

Source: New York 1: Spectrum News A local Congresswoman wants to make the ‘Fearless Girl’ a permanent fixture in Lower Manhattan. Carolyn Maloney says Mayor Bill de Blasio should allow the statue to remain just steps from the famous Charging Bull. The fearless girl first appeared back in March, and has quickly become a tourist attraction and a symbol of …

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June 12, 2017

U.S. Congresswomen Push for Menstruation with Dignity for Women, Girls

Source: Womens ENews By Amanda Klasing Menstruation is a part of life for women and girls around the world, but many still find it hard to get affordable, safe menstrual hygiene products or otherwise manage their menstruation with dignity. Human Rights Watch, where I’m a senior researcher, has spoken to women and girls in many countries and situations about their …

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May 16, 2017

Maloney on FY2017 Spending Bill

Source: Queens Gazette By John Toscano Following the release of the FY2017 Omnibus appropriations Act by the House Committee on Appropriations on May 1, Congress Member Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12) released the following statement: “The bipartisan Omnibus bill is a good step forward in appropriately funding many of our government agencies, fulfilling one of Congress’s most basic responsibilities. The fact that this bill includes …

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