Congressman Sean Maloney

Representing the 18th District of New York
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Apr 9, 2014 Press Release
Highlights the Contributions of Hudson River School

In a special order in the House of Representatives, Representative Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) honored and highlighted the contributions of former Congressman Maurice Hinchey as well as the Hudson River School, a mid-19th century American art movement led by a group of landscape painters. Click here to watch the video message.

Apr 9, 2014 Press Release
Encourages PHMSA to Reach Final Agreement on DOT-111 Cars

Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney urged the Federal Railroad Administration to quickly adopt new rules requiring two-person train crews on crude oil trains.

Apr 8, 2014 Press Release
Obama Signs Executive Orders on Equal Pay; Senate Expected to Vote This Week on Paycheck Fairness Act

Joined by his neighbors, Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) hosted an Equal Pay Day Google Hangout. Equal Pay Day is the symbolic day when women's earnings finally catch up to men's earnings from the previous year. In the Hudson Valley, women working full time earn 78% of men’s median earnings which amounts to a yearly gap of $14,000.

Apr 7, 2014 Press Release

Representative Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) called on Speaker Boehner and the House of Representatives to immediately consider the U.S. Senate agreement to restore emergency unemployment insurance for five months.

Apr 7, 2014 Press Release
Continues to Urge Passage of Commuter Rail Passenger Safety Act

After the release of National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB)’s accident investigation docket, Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) called for the adoption of NTSB safety recommendations to the Federal Railroad Administration on fatigue for on-duty train crews.

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Apr 3, 2014 Press Release

At a meeting of the House Agriculture Committee, Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney questioned Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack on the progress of implementation of the Farm Bill including the development of whole farm insurance and investments in specialty crop research for locations like the Cornell University's Hudson Valley Laboratory.

Apr 2, 2014 Press Release

Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) issued the following statement regarding the Supreme Court’s decision on McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission, striking down overall limits on federal campaign contributions:

Apr 1, 2014 Press Release
Bipartisan Bill Will Ensure Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Cannot Undermine Local Clean Energy Programs

As one of three energy bills introduced this week, Rep. Sean Maloney announced the bipartisan Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) Assessment Protection Act of 2014 at Healthy Home Energy & Consulting in Somers.

Mar 31, 2014 Press Release
Introduces Legislation to Provide $500 Federal Tax Credit for Heating Costs

With the inclusion of an additional $5.25 million in the state budget for Dutchess County, Representative Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) called for the repeal of the 3.75% sales tax on all residential energy sources, including electricity and fuel oil.

Mar 31, 2014 Press Release
Increasing Minimum Wage is Key Component of Maloney’s Plan to “Expand Women’s Economic Opportunities”

Representative Sean Patrick Maloney today announced the release of a new report illustrating the impact of raising the minimum wage for America’s women.

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