August 20, 2019

CITY & STATE NEW YORK: Where do New York’s Democratic House members stand on impeachment?

Carolyn Maloney At a rally in Foley Square in June, Rep. Carolyn Maloney said that after much thought and deliberation she was in favor of beginning impeachment proceedings. She said, “I do not say this lightly. Impeachment is going to be a painful ordeal for our already divided nation. But, given the evidence we’ve seen of numerous violations of public trust and democratic norms, …

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August 20, 2019

HUFFINGTON POST: Ernst & Young Defies Call To End Forced Arbitration For Sexual Harassment Claims

Despite pressure from lawmakers and women’s rights advocates, accounting giant Ernst & Young is refusing to let Karen Ward, a former partner, take her sexual harassment case to a public courtroom…   Ward’s case also drew support and attention from Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-N.Y.), the National Women’s Law Center, former Planned Parenthood president Cecile Richards, and former Fox anchor and …

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August 20, 2019

ASTORIA POST: Local Advocacy Group Wants Astoria Ferry Route to Include Upper East Side

Politicians and local residents will be calling for ferry service between Astoria and the Upper East Side while cutting the ribbon on a new outdoor events venue Saturday. Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney and Council Member Costa Constantinides will join members of the non-profit group Halletts Point Alliance to advocate for a new ferry connection between the Hallets Cove Ferry Dock in …

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August 20, 2019

AVIATION PROS: NYC Congress Members Issue Joint Statement Regarding Eulen Employees at JFK

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y. – U.S. Reps. from New York Grace Meng, Adriano Espaillat, Jerry Nadler, Greg Meeks, Nydia Velázquez, Max Rose, José E. Serrano, Carolyn Maloney, Yvette Clarke, Hakeem Jeffries, and Eliot Engel issued the following joint statement regarding Eulen America’s treatment of its workers at John F. Kennedy Airport. Eulen is a private contractor at the airport whose employees …

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August 20, 2019

WPIX 11 NEW YORK: Bill extending 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund passed; political analysis of 2nd Democratic presidential debate

After a long battle in Congress, President Donald Trump signed a bill to extend the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund. It will provide a lifetime of assistance to first responders and others who developed illnesses related to the 9/11 attacks. We hear from Rep. Carolyn Maloney, the lead sponsor of the bill, and Robert Serra, a member of the FDNY whose …

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August 20, 2019

TAMPA BAY REPORTER: Blirakis Introduces Bill To Help ‘Low-Vision’ Seniors

Maloney said, “Medicare coverage of low vision devices would be life changing for seniors with vision impairments. It would give them the ability to partake in everyday activities, whether it be reading a book, watching television or safely crossing the street. With the rising costs of healthcare, we must ensure that Medicare beneficiaries have proper access to any and all …

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August 20, 2019

HELLENIC DAILY NEWS: Congresswoman Maloney dedicated as ever to the “Goal Of A Free Cyprus”

Congresswoman Maloney is the founder and Co-Chair of the Congressional Caucus on Hellenic Issues. The Caucus serves to bring a renewed congressional focus on key diplomatic, military, and human rights issues in this critical part of the world. The members of the Caucus introduce legislation, arrange briefings on current events, and disseminate information to interested parties. The topics on which …

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August 20, 2019

TOWN & VILLAGE: Senate passes 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund

The bill to make the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund permanent passed in the Senate by a vote of 97 to 2 on Tuesday, following its passage by an overwhelming majority in the House earlier this month. Following the bill’s passage in the House on July 12, lead sponsor Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney urged Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to call …

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August 20, 2019

AP: NYC embraces idea of parade honoring 9/11 responders

New York City officials are welcoming a congresswoman’s proposal for a parade honoring 9/11 responders and survivors. Rep. Carolyn Maloney made the suggestion in a letter Friday to Mayor Bill de Blasio, a fellow Democrat. His office responds that it’s “a great idea,” and officials will contact first responders, families and advocates “to put on a world-class event.” Maloney says …

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