Congressman Sean Maloney

Representing the 18th District of New York
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Sep 5, 2014 Press Release
At the urging of Representative Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18), Newburgh Community Land Bank received a 501(c)3 non-profit tax exempt status from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) after seven months of gridlock. This decision will allow for the significant expansion of Newburgh Community Land Bank, which stimulates local planning, economic growth, and neighborhood revitalization by acquiring, managing, and disposing of vacant, abandoned and underutilized properties in a responsible manner. For months, Rep. Maloney has been working to cut through this red tape, and in July, Rep. Maloney’s sent a letter to the IRS demanding expedited approval of this critical designation.
Aug 28, 2014 Press Release
Three years after Hurricane Irene hit the Hudson Valley, Representative Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18), Orange County Executive Steve Neuhaus, State Senator John Bonacic and local officials announced $11.5 million in additional Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Community Development Block Grant Disaster Relief (CDBG-DR) funding for Orange County to recover and rebuild from Irene. Since January 2014, Rep. Maloney has persistently worked with HUD to make Orange County municipalities eligible for reallocated CDBG-DR funds to fulfill unmet needs from Hurricane Irene. Without the action of Rep. Maloney, the $11.5 million in unallocated CDBG-DR funding would return to HUD.
Aug 22, 2014 Press Release

Newburgh, NY –  After heavy flooding hit the Hudson Valley, Representative Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) and Orange County Executive Steve Neuhaus announced a $13.7 federal investment to strengthen the Route 211 bridge over the Wallkill River in Montgomery. This investment through the Federal Emergency Management Administration’s (FEMA) Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) will invest in the Route 211 bridge to protect families, businesses and communities who have experienced devastating flooding from the Wallkill River.

Aug 14, 2014 Press Release
After releasing a detailed report on local transportation and infrastructure challenges in the Hudson Valley, Representative Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) outlined urgent transportation concerns to New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) Commissioner Joan McDonald shared by 1,800 constituents who answered an online survey issued by Rep. Maloney’s office. In addition, Rep. Maloney launched an online form to encourage folks to continue to report local transportation infrastructure problems including potholes, cracks and safety hazards.
Aug 6, 2014 Press Release
Representatives Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) and Chris Gibson (NY-19) announced that the Arlington Fire District will receive $130,500 for an investment in new life saving equipment. This investment, through the federal Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) Program, will replace outdated equipment with the purchase of new advanced life support monitors and defibrillators used by first responders to provide basic and advanced life support to patients in life-threatening conditions.
Jul 23, 2014 Press Release
Representative Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18), State Senator Terry Gipson, and local officials announced that the Philipstown North Highlands Fire District will receive $110,675 for an investment in new life-saving equipment. This investment, through the federal Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) Program, will replace outdated equipment with the purchase of new breathing apparatuses, a device worn by first responders to provide breathable air in life-threatening conditions.
Jul 15, 2014 Press Release
Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) supported bipartisan legislation to prevent the bankruptcy of the highway trust fund which passed by a vote of 367-55. In addition, he announced a new survey which asks Hudson Valley commuters, families, and businesses about the local transportation and infrastructure challenges they face.
Jun 10, 2014 Press Release

Newburgh, NY – Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18), Governor Andrew Cuomo and local officials announced $6 million in federal Highway Safety Improvement Program funding for three major Hudson Valley projects including $2 million for Route 302 in Crawford. 

Jun 6, 2014 Press Release

Newburgh, N.Y. – Representative Sean Patrick Maloney announced his staff will begin Satellite Office Hours in Port Jervis in addition to Satellite Office Hours currently available in Carmel, Middletown and Poughkeepsie. All five offices including Rep.

May 28, 2014 Press Release
Representative Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18), State Senator Greg Ball and Putnam County Executive MaryEllen Odell announced the Carmel Fire Department will receive a $203,965 investment for new life-saving equipment. This investment through the federal Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) Program will replace outdated equipment with the purchase of 38 new breathing apparatuses, a device worn by first responders to provide breathable air in life-threatening conditions. The Carmel Fire Department relies on 50 volunteer members and has served the Carmel community for 99 years.