Newburgh, NY - Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) congratulated Randy Berry, who was appointed as the State Department's first ever LGBT Human Rights Envoy.
Newburgh, NY – With Metro-North fares set to increase in March, Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) announced the introduction of the Commuter Benefit Parity Act of 2015. This bipartisan legislation, introduced by Rep. Peter King (NY-2), would establish parity between the parking and transit portions of the transportation fringe benefit by setting the monthly caps for both at $235/month.
Washington – Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) issued the following statement on Metrolink accident in California:
Newburgh, NY – Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) issued the following statement after the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) released its preliminary report of the Metro North accident in Valhalla:
Washington – Following yesterday’s horrific Metro-North accident, Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) introduced the Rail Crossings Safety Improvement Act, to help improve safety at grade crossings. H.R.
Newburgh, NY - Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) issued the following statement on the Metro-North accident:
"I'm simply heartbroken. All of us who ride Metro-North are moms, dads, brothers, and sisters and with every accident, a family is torn apart by an unspeakable tragedy. My thoughts and prayers are with all the victims, families and first responders.
Washington – During a hearing on the increased role of energy traveling by pipeline and railroads, Representative Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) questioned executives on the key vulnerability of rail lines to terrorist threats.
Washington – On the 50th Anniversary of the Voting Rights Act, Representative Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) released the following message commemorating Black History Month and the extraordinary accomplishments of African Americans.
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CITY OF NEWBURGH — Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney will open an office in Newburgh on Monday.
Federal budget cuts affecting schools, the U.S. Military Academy at West Point and other programs and institutions throughout the Hudson Valley and Catskills lumbered into reality on Friday, as last-minute talks in Washington to avert them sputtered.
President Barack Obama and congressional leaders will make a final attempt at a pre-deadline compromise at a White House meeting this morning to avoid the automatic sequester cuts, but top lawmakers conceded the prospects were dim for a deal in the short term.
Delayed flights. Closed government offices. Services brought to a standstill. Employees told to stay home and forget about collecting a paycheck.
That's what may be in store today in the Hudson Valley as sequestration takes effect and federal officials begin to cut more than $85 billion in federal expenditures.
Agriculture is one of Hudson Valley's leading industries and local farmers are fighting to keep it that way. Farmers from across the region turned out for an Agricultural Town Hall Meeting hosted by Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney. YNN's Meredith Zaritheny was there and has more on how local leaders and farmers are teaming up to save the farming way of life.
A congressman from New York’s Hudson Valley will hold an Agriculture Town Hall gathering Wednesday in Orange County. The forum comes as Congress begins to consider a long-term farm bill.
Democratic Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney will hold the forum in Warwick. He says he wants to hear the concerns and priorities of local farmers and producers.
WARWICK — Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney will have a public forum Wednesday on farming issues.
Maloney, a freshman Democrat representing Orange County, serves on the House Agriculture Committee.
He said he wants to “hear the concerns and priorities of our local farmers and producers” as Congress resumes debating the stalled Farm Bill.