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Since abnormally and unacceptably high levels of perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) and perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS) were found in Newburgh’s water supply, Rep. Maloney has worked with local, state and federal officials to call for an immediate investigation, hold those responsible accountable, and ensure residents in Newburgh have a clean water source without placing the financial burden on the City.
Newburgh, NY – In the final days of National Hispanic Heritage Month, Representative Sean Patrick Maloney announced a $100,000 investment through the Economic Development Agency’s (EDA) Local Technical Assistance program to provide training, technical assistance, and mentoring to assist Hispanic and Latino entrepreneurs and business owners start or grow their businesses. This investment will fund the first phase of economic development technical assistance for Hispanic and Latino small business owners and entrepreneurs.
Newburgh, NY - Weeks after announcing the launch of a biomonitoring program to test Newburgh residents for the contaminant perfluorooctanesulfonic acid (PFOS), which was found in the Newburgh water supply, Representative Sean Patrick Maloney announced the introduction of two bills to improve and expand testing and research for possible contamination of water supplies.
Has Also Passed Nine Bills to Help Veterans, Returned over $3 Million in Earned Benefits for over 800 Hudson Valley Veterans and their Families
Nationwide Borrowers Owe More Than $1.3 Trillion in Debt
Poughkeepsie, NY — Representative Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) joined local students, parents, administrators and advocates for a roundtable at Marist College to discuss skyrocketing student loan debt and making college more affordable for hardworking Hudson Valley families. Last year, the average New Yorker with college loans owed $32,200, which is roughly $3,500 higher than the national average – and nationwide student borrowers owe more than $1.3 trillion in debt.
Schumer, Gillibrand, Maloney: These Fed Funds Help Ensure the Police Staffing Necessary to Keep Our Communities Safe
Newburgh, NY - Representative Sean Patrick Maloney announced that Glynwood Center, an agricultural nonprofit in Cold Spring dedicated to making agriculture more profitable and sustainable, will receive a United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) investment of $249,839 to develop educational and promotional activities to increase local food sales.
Newburgh, NY – After successfully pressing the Coast Guard to extend the public comment period for proposed Hudson River anchorage sites, Representative Sean Patrick Maloney announced new federal legislation that would halt the current, and any future United States Coast Guard proposal to expand mooring infrastructure on the Hudson River between Kingston and Yonkers. Rep.
Newburgh, NY - Representative Sean Patrick Maloney announced a total of $400,000 in investments for two Hudson Valley nonprofits to help runaway and homeless youth. Funded through the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Hudson River Housing will receive $200,000 to provide adequate staffing for their 24 hour shelter, and Green Chimneys will receive $200,000 to support its wraparound services including counseling, advocacy and follow-up.
Newburgh, NY - Representative Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) issued the following statement after a New Jersey Transit passenger train crashed in Hoboken.