Congressman Sean Maloney

Representing the 18th District of New York
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Sep 23, 2014 Press Release
Decision Comes Two Days After FERC Received Letter from New York Delegation Led by Maloney
Two days after Representative Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) led a bipartisan letter calling on FERC to reverse its capacity zone decision, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) announced that it will now hold a conference with New York Public Service Commission to review the capacity zones on November 5. Since joining the Congress, Rep. Maloney has demanded that FERC reverse their reckless decisions, specifically citing their failure to take into account a number of initiatives underway that resolve capacity issues and ensure reliability like investments in transmission capacity and renewable energy like solar and wind energy or biomass plants like Taylor Biomass in Orange County.
Sep 22, 2014 Press Release
Federal Investment Makes Critical Infrastructure Improvements in City of Newburgh

Newburgh, NY - After working with the City of Newburgh and Hudson Valley Lighting, Senator Charles Schumer, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, Representative Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) and local officials announced approval of a $2.9 million Economic Development Agency (EDA) investment to aid in the expansion of one of the area’s top employers, Hudson Valley Lighting.  With this investment, the City

Sep 19, 2014 Press Release
Continues to Lead Fight for Increased Law Enforcement Resources to Address Epidemic

Newburgh, NY – At the Greater Hudson Valley Family Health Center, Representative Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) and local officials announced the introduction of the Opioid Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act. Introduced with Representative Bill Foster (IL-11), this legislation would help to deter prescription drug abuse and assist individuals in receiving treatment for addiction.

Sep 19, 2014 Press Release
Representative Sean Patrick Maloney and Orange County Executive Steve Neuhaus announced today a $2,918,052 FAA investment at Orange County Airport. The funds will be used for the first phase of construction of a new runway at the airport. This grant will allow Orange County to create a runway safety zone and relocate the runway away from the Wallkill River in order to protect this regional resource from floods and major storms.
Sep 17, 2014 Press Release
Representative Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) issued the following statement on opposing legislation that gives President Obama the authority to train and equip Syrian rebels:
Sep 17, 2014 Press Release
Invests $7 Billion in Amtrak Rail Lines in Northeast Corridor
Representative Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) announced that his bipartisan bill to help commuter rail lines like Metro-North fund and implement positive train control (PTC) systems passed the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee as part of the Passenger Rail Reform and Investment Act (PRRIA). Originally authored following the tragic Metro-North derailment in December 2013, Rep. Maloney’s Commuter Rail Passenger Safety Act would help finance positive train control systems for commuter rail systems. Passed in the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure by voice vote, this legislation would make all positive train control installations "priority projects" as part of the $35 billion Railroad Rehabilitation & Improvement Financing (RRIF) Program that currently provides loans and loan guarantees to railroads.
Sep 17, 2014 Press Release
Representative Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) released the following statement on the 227th Anniversary of the signing of the United States Constitution in 1787 - a holiday that falls 227 years after George Washington, James Madison, and their colleagues signed the original Constitution and sent it to the states for ratification.
Sep 11, 2014 Press Release
Representative Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) issued the following statement on the anniversary of the September 11th attacks, and called for the reauthorization of James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act. Rep. Maloney is expected to join local officials from both sides at the Orange County September 11th Remembrance Ceremony at Thomas Bull Memorial Park in Montgomery.
Sep 5, 2014 Press Release
In July, Maloney Urged IRS To Expedite Approval of Designation
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.
Sep 3, 2014 Press Release
Representative Sean Patrick Maloney issued the following statement on the recent murders of American journalists Stephen Sotloff and James Foley.