July 8, 2019

The Week’s Top Tweets…

It’s been quite a week on Twitter – from the census to the US Women’s National Team to corruption call-outs, starting with the military parade held in DC on July 4th. This is called a bribe. https://t.co/hZWgwavMdf — Carolyn B. Maloney (@CarolynBMaloney) July 4, 2019 SCOTUS upheld the decision to bar a citizenship question on the census, agreeing that the …

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July 3, 2019

QUEENS DAILY EAGLE: Harriet Tubman could receive statue in U.S. Capitol thanks to Queens Rep.’s bill

U.S. Rep. Carolyn Maloney introduced a bipartisan bill that would greenlight a statue of famed abolitionist Harriet Tubman in the U.S. Capitol. “Harriet Tubman dedicated her entire life to fighting for freedom and the disenfranchised,” said Maloney, who represents parts of Queens, Brooklyn and Manhattan. “Her unwavering commitment to freedom and human rights in all forms makes Harriet Tubman a …

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July 3, 2019

NEW YORK COUNTY POLITICS: MANH Lawmakers on the Move, July 1, 2019

Rep. Maloney Bids Farewell to Pride Month Representative Carolyn Maloney (D-Upper East Side) released a statement a few days prior to the New York City Pride Parade, reiterating the importance of continuing the fight for LGBTQ rights. U.S. Rep. Carolyn Maloney (Credit: Online Guide to House Members and Senators) Maloney said that, though we should recognize the strides we have made …

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July 3, 2019

FEDERAL NEWS NETWORK: Agencies told to phase out paper records by December 2022

Federal employees are a big step closer to receiving paid family leave. Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-N.Y.) joined Rep. Adam Smith (D-Wash.) and Chrissy Houlahan (D-Pa.) in adding provisions to the fiscal 2020 National Defense Authorization Act. If the language survives passage of the NDAA, employees would receive up to 12 weeks of paid leave for family events ranging from giving …

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July 1, 2019

The Week’s Top Tweets…

Wednesday and Thursday were the first debates of the Democratic Primary, and the Equal Rights Amendment got a shoutout from more than one candidate! The first was from Julian Castro in Wednesday night’s debate, and it proved to be a popular topic. The Equal Rights Amendment is key to ensuring equal pay for women is enforced by the Constitution. TY …

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June 28, 2019

HARLEM WORLD MAGAZINE: Reps. Espaillat, Maloney Call Out Commerce Secretary Ross To Partner For 2020 Count

Today, Harlem Representatives Adriano Espaillat and Carolyn B. Maloney led Democratic colleagues in sending a letter to Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross, who oversees the Census Bureau. This letter is in response to Secretary Ross reaching out to Members of Congress asking them to become an “official partner of the 2020 Census” in order to ensure a full and accurate count. “While we appreciate the …

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June 28, 2019

MS. MAGAZINE: Calling on Congress to Honor Women’s History

Reps. Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA), Susie Lee (D-NV) and Susan Brooks (R-IN) are renewing their calls for the creation of a national museum dedicated to honoring the contributions of women throughout American history. Maloney and Fitzpatrick are lead sponsors of H.R. 1980, the Smithsonian Women’s History Museum Act. The other members joined them in celebrating the growing bipartisan …

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June 28, 2019

QUEENS GAZETTE: On Politics

$50M FOR GUN VIOLENCE RESEARCH IN HOUSE FUNDING BILL: Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney (NY-12) and US Senator Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.), lead sponsors of the Gun Violence Prevention Research Act, released the following joint statement after the US House of Representatives passed a spending bill that includes $50 million for gun violence research. This is the first time the House of …

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June 28, 2019

QUEENS GAZETTE: Maloney, Community Leaders Successful In Saving Senior Center

Following the announcement that the Astoria Houses Senior Center will remain open thanks to new funding in the New York City budget, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12) released the following statement: “I am so happy that by working together, this great community was able to save the Astoria Houses Senior Center. As a result of the combined efforts of tenant …

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