September 29, 2016

Wells Fargo’s illegal sales practices go back to 2007, Rep. Maloney says

Source: Los Angeles Times By Jim Puzzanghera and James Rufus Koren Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-N.Y.) pressed Wells Fargo chief John Stumpf on his sale of $13 million worth of the bank’s stock on Oct. 30, 2013, around the time he learned of the fake accounts scandal. “Did you dump the stock after you found out about the fraudulent accounts? Because it seems …

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September 29, 2016

Rep. Maloney Pushes Resolution for Parthenon Marbles Return to Greece September 29, 2016

Source: The National Herald New York Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney, who co-chairs the Congressional Caucus on Hellenic Issues, put forth a resolution calling on Great Britain to return the stolen Parthenon Marbles to Greece.   Florida Congressman Representative Gus Bilirakis, Co-Chair of the Hellenic Caucus and New Jersey Congressman Donald Payne, Jr. are original co-sponsors of the resolution.   The act …

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September 27, 2016

Holness seeks US congressional support

Source: Jamaica Observer Bilateral trade opportunities and Jamaica’s efforts to diversify its energy sources were among the main issues discussed by Prime Minister Andrew Holness at a meeting with senior United States congresswoman Carolyn B Maloney (Dem- NY) during his visit to New York last week.   Maloney is a key member of the House Financial Services Committee, which has …

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September 20, 2016

Reconsidering the myth that Republicans are better stewards of the economy

Source: The Hill Republicans have claimed for decades that they are better stewards of the economy. We’ve heard that so often that it’s become the conventional wisdom.   Recent research by two highly respected economists show that this claim is myth. But it’s one with real consequences. Americans make critical decisions based on such perceptions. So it’s time to look …

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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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