March 29, 2017

Feds Should refund NYC For Protecting Trump Tower, Pols Remind Capitol

Source: DNA info By Ben Fractenberg   If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again. Despite a partial payment for earlier requests, the New York Congressional delegation tried its hand at convincing the federal government to reimburse the city the $25.7 million NYC taxpayers have spent protecting President Donald Trump and his family at Trump Tower from the election through Inauguration Day. “The scale …

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March 22, 2017

Lex Club Forum on Protecting Women’s Rights in the Trump Era Featuring our very own Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney

Thursday, March 30, 2017, 7:30 – 8:30 pm All Souls Church, 1157 Lexington Ave. @ 80th St. Everywhere women are on the march to defend the hard-earned gains of 100 years against those who would curtail them. Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney, long-time representative of the Upper East Side and champion of women’s equality will speak, with other luminaries, about what forms …

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March 15, 2017

NY Lawmakers Want City Reimbursed $25M for Trump Security

Source: NY1 By NY1 News   Some New York lawmakers want Congress to reimburse the city for protecting President Trump and the First Family when they are in town. Sixteen members of the city’s Congressional delegation sent a letter to the House Committee on Appropriations Wednesday. They want the city to be paid back more than $25 million that it spent …

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March 15, 2017

Rep. Maloney & NYC Leaders Call for Bolder Fed Actions against Anti-Semitism

Source: The Jewish Voice By JV Staff   Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12), member of Congress’s Bipartisan Taskforce for Combating Anti-Semitism, last week brought together Jewish community leaders, the Manhattan District Attorney’s office, and the NYPD Deputy Commissioner for Intelligence and Counter-Terrorism to call for more federal action in response of the recent wave of anti-Semitic sentiment and actions, including multiple …

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March 15, 2017

Maloney Condemns Wave Of JCC Bomb Threats, Vandalism At Jewish Cemeteries

Source: Queens Gazette   Congress Member Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12) released the following statement the day after news broke of bomb threats made against Jewish community centers across 11 states, including New York, on February 27th, and after yet another incident of toppled and vandalized headstones in a Jewish cemetery: “I am deeply disturbed by this wave of anti-Semitic actions in our country and …

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March 15, 2017

Maloney amendment protects Orderly Liquidation Authority of Dodd-Frank

Source: Financial Regulation News By FINANCIAL REGULATION NEWS REPORTS   U.S. Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) offered legislation to protect the Orderly Liquidation Authority (OLA) of Dodd-Frank, which ensures that taxpayers do not have to bailout failing financial institutions. “The Republican peddled idea that the Orderly Liquidation Authority will lead to bailouts is not only wrong, it’s dangerous. My amendment strikes the …

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March 15, 2017

Pandas Will Fix Everything

Source: New York Magazine By Carl Swanson   “Children love pandas!” declared Representative Carolyn Maloney with the giddy conviction of a politician getting behind something incontrovertible. Up on the 18th floor of the soon-to-be-gutted, now-owned-by-the-Chinese monument to American Greatness the Waldorf Astoria, a crowd of 450 was deep in thrall to a strange panda fantasia — one that has drifted through the …

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March 15, 2017

NY Rep. Maloney calls for protection of Jewish cemeteries

Source: JP Updates By Menachem Rephun   New York politicians are calling for increased penalties following the vandalism last month of two Jewish cemeteries in St. Louis and Philadelphia. Over 100 headstones were toppled at St. Louis’ Chesed Shel Emes cemetery, while numerous headstones were knocked down at the Mount Carmel cemetery in Philadelphia. The call for stricter penalties was led by …

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March 15, 2017

N.Y. pols push increased penalties for cemetery vandals amid rise in anti-Semitic incidents

Source: New York Daily News By EDGAR SANDOVAL, REUVEN BLAU   Lawmakers on Monday joined Jewish leaders to call for increased penalties for cemetery vandals after a rash of anti-Semitic graveyard desecrations. “There has been a rise of anti-Semitic hate crimes in our country,” Rep. Carolyn Maloney told reporters gathered inside her Upper East Side office. “We have a challenge ahead of …

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