More on Local Issues
Feb 28, 2014
Bringing together local, state and federal resources in a community wide town hall, Representative Sean Patrick Maloney heard stories from dozens of his neighbors in the Hudson Valley about the heroin epidemic.
Feb 26, 2014
Representative Sean Patrick Maloney will hold an emergency telephone town hall on Thursday, February 27 at 7:30PM to discuss the heroin epidemic in the Hudson Valley. Joined by Putnam County Sheriff’s Office, Kristin McConnell, Executive Director National Council on Alcoholism & Other Drug Dependencies/Putnam, TEAM Newburgh, and the National Drug Control Policy Office of the White House, Rep. Maloney will call on the Hudson Valley to be declared a High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas and call for the increased availability of naloxone, a potentially lifesaving drug designed to reverse opioid prescription drug and heroin overdoses. Maloney will answer questions for constituents as well as discuss community resources and law enforcement resources available. This past year, Rep. Maloney secured $625,000 for five local organizations to combat substance abuse.
Feb 20, 2014
After working with FEMA to reevaluate an entire section of households near Fishkill Creek, Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney announced an information session in Fishkill that will help residents understand the new changes made in late 2013 that removed 125 households from the inclusion in the flood plain. Rep. Maloney has assisted dozens of constituents with FEMA issues. Constituent advocates are available to help constituents work one-on-one with FEMA if their property has been designated in a flood plain.
Feb 18, 2014
Representative Sean Patrick Maloney will continue his “Speak with Sean” series at Satellite Office Hours in Poughkeepsie on February 20th at 4:00 PM. In addition to normal office hours in Rep. Maloney’s district office in Newburgh, satellite office hours in Middletown, Poughkeepsie and Carmel offers constituents the opportunity to share any questions, comments or concerns with a constituent advocate. Rep. Maloney’s constituent advocates are available to assist with any problems folks from the Hudson Valley may be having with a federal government agency, such as the Social Security Administration, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, or the Veterans Administration.
Feb 14, 2014
Twelve new recruits graduated today from the Newburgh Fire Academy in addition to two firefighters from Middletown. Newburgh Fire Chief Michael Vatter, Newburgh Mayor Judy Kennedy, and Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) presided over a graduation ceremony for a new class of firefighters in Newburgh. Graduates worked 520 hours and received training in rescue, fire extinguishment, hazardous materials response, cardio-pulmonary resuscitation, electrical safety, and care of hoses, ladders and other equipment.
Jan 31, 2014
Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18), Senator Bill Larkin (R,C- Cornwall-on-Hudson) and Assemblyman Frank Skartados (D- Milton) have been joined by the City of Newburgh, Newburgh City Council and Orange County Executive to support the creation of the Port of Newburgh. The Port of Newburgh has the potential to create significant job opportunities, revenue, and economic development for the City of Newburgh.
Jan 24, 2014
One day before President Obama delivers his State of the Union address, Representative Sean Patrick Maloney will hold his first telephone town hall this year on Monday, January 27 at 7:00 PM to discuss the “State of the Hudson Valley.” Rep. Maloney will discuss President Obama’s upcoming State of the Union address and will answer constituent questions on issues important to folks in the Hudson Valley like the economy, healthcare, immigration, extending unemployment insurance, and increasing the minimum wage.
Jan 24, 2014
Representative Sean Patrick Maloney urged folks in the Hudson Valley to take precautions, and check on those who are most vulnerable during the recent dangerously cold temperatures. With freezing temperatures and winds plummeting temperatures to below zero for the next week, Rep. Maloney encouraged folks to be careful and take all necessary steps to ensure the safety of our children, the elderly, and the homeless in need of emergency shelter.
Jan 16, 2014
On Saturday, January 25 from 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM, Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney will be hosting a free Child Safety Workshop at the Mid-Hudson Children’s Museum. Parents and children will learn safety tips from experts including proper installation of car seats, online and fire safety and more about programs like Operation SAFE Child.
Jan 15, 2014
Newburgh, NY – Representative Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) and Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced the award of $6.7 million dollars for 6 bicycle, pedestrian and multi-use path transportation enhancement projects. Rep.