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Reps Say Top Brass At DOD Must Intervene By Ordering Air Force To Install Filtration System, At No Cost To Newburgh; “While a Full Investigation is Ongoing, We should Take Common Sense Action Today to Prevent Further Contamination,” Say Reps
Reps To DOD: Take Remedial Action Now to Prevent Known PFOS Source from Further Contaminating Newburgh Waterways
Newburgh, NY – To honor our veterans and inspire civic engagement, Representative Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) announced his third Annual “Valentines for Our Veterans” initiative and encouraged his neighbors throughout the Hudson Valley to join him in making Valentine’s Day cards to send to our veterans. This program provides schools, families and individuals in the Hudson Valley with the opportunity to send Valentine’s Day greetings to veterans who served and sacrificed to protect our freedom.
Worked with Cuomo, Local Officials to Accelerate Construction
Funding Made Possible through Federal Highway Transportation Bill
Maloney Led NY Congressional Delegation Letter of Support
Newburgh, NY — Representative Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) released the following statement after reports that New York State and Entergy have come to an agreement that includes shutting down Indian Point nuclear plant by April 2021.
Newburgh, NY - Representative Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) issued the following statement after a Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) train derailed at Atlantic Terminal in Brooklyn, NY injuring dozens of people.
“I am thankful that no one was killed after another dangerous train derailment, however dozens of New Yorkers were injured while simply going about their morning train commute. This is another in a string of dangerous reminders that we must invest in rail safety and improve our transportation systems nationwide.
Newburgh, NY – Representative Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) released the following statement after serving as a pallbearer and attending the funeral services for former Congressman Ben Gilman, who passed away on Saturday, December 17th. Ben Gilman was a World War II veteran who represented the Hudson Valley in Congress for thirty years.
Washington – Following a year of intense flooding throughout the country, Representative Sean Patrick Maloney announced the passage of his Dam Rehabilitation and Repair Act as part of the Water Infrastructure Investment for the Nation (WIIN) Act. The bill will establish a federal investment program to allow states and local governments to seek funding for the rehabilitation of high-hazard publicly-owned dams. The federal government will invest $445 million over ten years, providing 65% of funding, while state and local jurisdictions will provide 35% of matching funds.
Washington – After successfully pressing the Coast Guard to extend the public comment period for proposed Hudson River anchorage sites until December 7th, Representative Sean Patrick Maloney submitted 404 comments from local residents to the U.S. Coast Guard. In September, Rep. Maloney asked Hudson Valley residents to contact his office directly to provide comments in regards to the proposal to install ten new anchorage sites on the Hudson River from Yonkers to Kingston.
Washington – After years of fighting to pass critical Lyme disease legislation into law, Representative Sean Patrick Maloney announced that his bill passed the House of Representatives as part of the 21st Century Cures Act on a broad bipartisan vote of 392 to 26. In February 2015, Reps. Chris Gibson and Sean Patrick Maloney introduced The Tick-Borne Disease Research Transparency and Accountability Act to fight Lyme disease and other tick-borne illnesses.