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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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:
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.
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.
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.