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May 16, 2013
Representative Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) voted in support of the Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management (FARRM) Act of 2013 which includes key provisions to invest in the Hudson Valley’s economy. The bill passed the Committee on Agriculture with a bipartisan vote of 36-10 and now goes to the full House for consideration. Notably, the committee passed Rep. Maloney’s CROP Act that supports and defends the specialty agricultural economy in the Hudson Valley and an amendment to help families and communities with flooding in the Black Dirt region.
May 15, 2013
Representative Sean Patrick Maloney has sent a bipartisan letter to Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel denouncing the Department of Defense plan to furlough civilian employees and urges the Secretary to reconsider. Yesterday, the Pentagon announced plans to furlough about 800,000 civilian employees for 11 days due to the across-the-board cuts known as “sequestration.”
May 13, 2013
Congressmen Chris Gibson (NY-19) and Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) announced today a $3.4 million grant award to the Culinary Institute of America. The federal award will support the development of a new coalition and first-class training and workforce development center, helping local farmers and creating 32 new jobs.
May 8, 2013
Newburgh, New York - Representative Sean Patrick Maloney today released a report issued by the NY-18 Agriculture Advisory Committee that details priorities for the Hudson Valley. One week from today, the House Agriculture Committee will consider the 2013 Farm Bill.
Apr 26, 2013
Representative Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) today joined a bipartisan coalition to vote in support of H.R. 1765, the Reducing Flight Delays Act. While preserving deficit reducing spending cuts, this legislation gives the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) the flexibility to prevent furloughs and avert the closure of small airport towers around the country.
Apr 16, 2013
Representative Sean Patrick Maloney today advocated for inclusion of his legislation, the National Dam Safety Act, into the Water Resources Development Act . Last week, Maloney introduced legislation to give communities the support they need to ensure dams have the highest safety standards. With thousands of dams across the country posing a serious risk to communities and families, The Dam Safety Act of 2013 addresses the growing safety concerns caused by our nation’s aging dam infrastructure by reauthorizing the National Dam Safety Program (NDSP) which failed to be reauthorized last Congress.
Apr 11, 2013
Representative Sean Patrick Maloney held his third “Congress at Your Company” at IBM in Dutchess County this week. Maloney held a roundtable with the company’s leaders and a tour of the high tech manufacturing facility. Last week, Maloney held a “Congress at Your Company” event at NY Life in Westchester County and plans to continue “Congress at Your Company” events with employers large and small in the region throughout the year.
Apr 10, 2013
At today’s Postal Regulatory Commission meeting, Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) testified on behalf of the hundreds of employees at the Mid-Hudson Postal and Distribution Center in Newburgh and condemned the U.S. Post Service’s decision to accelerate the consolidation of the Mid-Hudson P&DC to Albany. In 2012, it was announced that the Newburgh facility would be scheduled for future consolidation, and Rep. Maloney has been working closely to ensure that the consolidation would have no impact on local jobs.
Feb 1, 2013
POUGHKEEPSIE – A new resource for business owners and entrepreneurs is now available at Marist College, and technology will be a major component.
The Women's Enterprise Development Center, based in White Plains, opened its Mid- Hudson satellite facility Wednesday at Marist College in Poughkeepsie, and it will serve seven counties in the region,
“We offer business training programs as well as technology,” said Lea Bishop, director of the new facility.
Feb 1, 2013
Newburgh, NY – Standing at the Hudson Valley Technology Development Center, U.S.