Aug 18, 2014 Press Release
One month after the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) opened their doors at the Newburgh Armory Unity Center, Representative Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) and Senator Bill Larkin announced USCIS will be expanding services to include biometric fingerprinting, required during the naturalization process. Previously, USCIS was only offering case status inquiries, and general immigration information appointments every two weeks.
Aug 15, 2014 Press Release
Representative Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) announced today his office is accepting applications for students from the Hudson Valley to seek a United States Service Academy nomination from his office. Rep. Maloney has the ability to nominate students to the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, U.S. Air Force Academy at Colorado Springs, the U.S. Naval Academy at Annapolis, and the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy at Kings Point. Students applying to the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in New London do not need a Congressional nomination. In June, 13 students from the Hudson Valley accepted offers of appointment to one of the nation’s service academies.
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 13, 2014 Press Release
Following a survey completed by nearly 1,800 Hudson Valley commuters and businesses about the local transportation and infrastructure challenges, Representative Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) released a Hudson Valley Transportation and Infrastructure Report highlighting ideas and facts gathered from the survey and policy recommendations to address the concerns. In addition, Rep. Maloney will be sending a letter to New York Department of Transportation outlining the specific transportation concerns raised by residents.
Representatives Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18), Nita Lowey (NY-17) and Eliot Engel (NY-16) announced that the Westchester Community Opportunity Program (WestCOP) will receive $1,916,631 from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to prevent at-risk veterans from becoming homeless, and rapidly re-house those who have recently fallen into homelessness throughout Westchester, Putnam, Dutchess, Rockland, Orange and Ulster counties.
Representatives Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) and Chris Gibson (NY-19) announced that Hudson River Housing will receive $511,035 from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to prevent at-risk veterans from becoming homeless and rapidly re-house those who have recently fallen into homelessness throughout the Hudson Valley. This investment will serve 125 Hudson Valley veterans and their families through the Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) Program, which provides a range of services that promote housing stability and play a key role in connecting veterans and their families to VA services such as mental health care and other benefits.
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.
Aug 4, 2014 Press Release
Representative Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) kicked off his “Made in New York” tour at Thornwillow Press in Newburgh, which makes limited edition custom book and stationery, before stopping by Nexans in Chester, a local manufacturer that employs more than 160 folks in the Hudson Valley and produces cables and cable systems for commercial buildings and electrical utilities. Rep. Maloney met with employees and heard about ways to expand high tech-manufacturing, grow the economy, and create jobs in New York.
Aug 1, 2014 Press Release
After the second successful heroin bust by FBI Hudson Valley Safe Streets Task Force in Orange County, Representative Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) urged expedited approval of Dutchess and Putnam Counties in the NY/NJ High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas (HIDTA) in order to bring additional local, state and federal law enforcement resources critical to combatting drug trafficking in the Hudson Valley. Earlier this month, Maloney wrote to the Director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy, Gil Kerlikowske in support of the HIDTA application submitted on behalf of Dutchess, Putnam and Rockland counties.
Jul 31, 2014 Press Release
Representative Sean Patrick Maloney, Orange County Executive Steve Neuhaus and New Windsor Supervisor George Green announced today a $ 1,859,650 U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) investment at Stewart International Airport. The funds will be used to repave and rehabilitate Stewart Airport’s two runways.