May 20, 2013 Press Release
Representative Sean Patrick Maloney will hold a telephone town hall on Wednesday, May 22 at 7:30 PM, continuing efforts to speak directly with neighbors across the Hudson Valley. After giving a quick update on recent legislation that Rep. Maloney has authored and a rundown of top issues like sequestration and the economy, Rep. Maloney will answer constituent questions.
May 16, 2013 Press Release
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 Press Release
Representative Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) applauded the Senate passage of the bipartisan Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) which includes Rep. Maloney’s Dam Safety Act. This legislation, which passed the Senate by a vote of 83-14, helps secure and repair our nation’s dams, invests in our critical water resources infrastructure, and invests in flood risk protection programs against extreme weather events like Hurricanes Irene and Sandy.
May 15, 2013 Press Release
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 14, 2013 Press Release
Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney released the following statement today on reports that the Internal Revenue Service inappropriately targeted conservative 501(c)(4) organizations:
May 13, 2013 Press Release
In an awards ceremony on May 11, Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney announced the winners of the 2013 Congressional Art Competition for the 18th Congressional District of New York. The overall winner of this year’s competition is Shona Neary, a student at James I. O'Neill High School, who submitted a black and white photo titled: Tranquility.
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 Press Release
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.
May 7, 2013 Press Release
Representative Sean Patrick Maloney joined residents and hardworking folks across Newburgh to say “I Love Newburgh” in a new video released in collaboration with the Greater Newburgh Partnership.
May 2, 2013 Press Release
With over 12,000 New York and Hudson Valley veterans waiting on disability claims with the average wait time 471 days, Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney has launched an online page devoted to assisting the tens of thousands of veterans in the Hudson Valley. Rep. Maloney currently has a caseworker on staff to help veterans with their claims for educational, disability, retirement, medical, burial, spousal and dependents' benefits as well as the correction of military records and medals.
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