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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May 16, 2017

Maloney Applauds Release Of 82 Chibok Girls

Source: Queens Gazette Following news that Boko Haram released 82 of the more than 200 Chibok schoolgirls kidnapped more than three years ago, Congress Member Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12) released the following statement: “The horrific abduction of 276 innocent schoolgirls from their dormitories in Chibok, Nigeria in 2014 was devastating for their families and a direct attack on the fundamental rights of women and girls to …

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May 16, 2017

City To Be Reimbursed $68M For Trump Security

Source: Queens Gazette Congress Member Carolyn B. Maloney (NY- 12), whose district is home to Trump Tower, Congress Member Nita M. Lowey, Ranking Democrat on the House Appropriations Committee; New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio; and other members of the New York City Congressional Delegation held a press conference in the Blue Room of New York City Hall to announce $68 million in federal funds to reimburse local …

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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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