Congressman Sean Maloney

Representing the 18th District of New York
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Feb 25, 2015 Press Release

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. 

Feb 25, 2015 Press Release
Metro-North Fare Set to Increase 4% in March

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.

Feb 24, 2015 Press Release

Washington – Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) issued the following statement on Metrolink accident in California: 

Feb 23, 2015 Press Release

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:

Feb 11, 2015 Press Release
Foxx: Not Enough Resources to Attack Problem
Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) questioned the Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx on improving safety measures at rail grade crossing. Secretary Foxx made it clear that “there is not enough money in the system to help us [relocate and separate grade crossings] even on some of the highest danger areas,” and the Department of Transportation needs additional resources to “attack that problem as comprehensively as we need to.” In this year’s budget request, the Department of Transportation listed railroad intersections as one of the “three most pressing rail safety issues.”
Feb 4, 2015 Press Release

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.

Feb 3, 2015 Press Release

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.  

Feb 3, 2015 Press Release
Maloney: DOT Needs to Stop Dragging Its Feet

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.

Feb 2, 2015 Press Release
Calls for Passage of Modern Voting Rights Act

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.

Jan 29, 2015 Press Release
Will Continue to Serve on Agriculture and Transportation Committees

Washington – Representative Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) announced his subcommittee assignments on both the House Agriculture Committee and House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee.