June 27, 2017

Women’s Voices Are Still Not Being Heard

Source: New York Times To the Editor: “Women Interrupted” (Business Day, June 15) sheds important light on a phenomenon women know all too well. As a member of Congress, I often need to ask, “Where are the women?” Whether it is a hearing on contraception or meetings about health care, women are too often left out and as a result …

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June 22, 2017

Rep. Maloney introduces data collection bill on anti-LGBT violence

Source: Washington Balde Amid observances of the anniversary of the Pulse nightclub shooting, Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney (D-N.Y.) reintroduced legislation on Tuesday aimed at improving data collection on violence and suicide among LGBT people. The legislation, known as the PRIDE Act to Combat Violence, was first introduced last year in the aftermath of the Orlando massacre and would authorize $25 …

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June 19, 2017

After Alexandria Shooting, Congress Members Differ on Tackling Gun Control

Source: Rolling Stone By Matt Laslo Lawmakers, Hill staffers and police officers at the U.S. Capitol were in shock Wednesday in the aftermath of the early-morning shooting at congressional Republicans’ baseball practice. The attack left Steve Scalise, the number-three House Republican, and four others wounded and recovering in local hospitals. Many of the Congress members who had to hit the …

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June 19, 2017

Rep. Maloney Welcomes President Anastasiades to DC, Attend Cyprus Conference

Source: The National Herald By TNH Staff WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman 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. “I was honored to join Hellenic American leaders from PSEKA, Coordinated Effort of Hellenes, and many other outstanding organizations to welcome Cyprus …

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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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