Booker and Maloney reintroduce bills that seek indigent defense reforms from local courts to the Supreme Court
Equal Justice Under Law Act would compel local courts to address the indigent defense crisis
Gideon Act would improve legal representation in Supreme Court cases
MERCY Act Would Prohibit Solitary Confinement of Juveniles Tried in Federal System
Washington, D.C. (Feb. 7, 2017)—Today, Reps. Sean Patrick Maloney (D-NY), Elijah E. Cummings (D-MD), Mia Love (R-UT), Raúl Labrador (R-ID), John Conyers (D-MI), Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX), and Karen Bass (D-CA) introduced the Maintaining dignity and Eliminating unnecessary Restrictive Confinement of Youths Act of 2017 (MERCY Act).
Washington – Representative Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) released the following statement after the Senate confirmed President Trump’s nominee for Secretary of Education, Betsy DeVos, on a narrow vote of 51-50.
Washington – After the White House released a Holocaust Remembrance Day Statement, which conspicuously omitted the largest group that suffered from the Holocaust, Representative Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) joined his colleagues to sign on to a resolution affirming the fact that the Holocaust targeted Jews.
Newburgh, NY – Representative Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) released the following statement commemorating Black History Month, which is celebrated during the month of February.
Washington — Representative Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) released the following statement after President Donald Trump nominated Judge Neil Gorsuch to replace Antonin Scalia on the Supreme Court:
Last Year, Maloney Led Effort to Stop Republican Attempts to Roll Back LGBTQ Protections
Washington — Representative Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) released the following statement after President Donald Trump announced he would not roll back President Barack Obama’s 2014 Executive Order, which bans LGBTQ discrimination in federal contracting.
Washington — After President Donald Trump signed an executive order on refugees, also known as the “Muslim ban,” Representative Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) joined over 160 House Democrats in introducing the Statue of Liberty Values Act (SOLVE), which would defund and effectively end implementation of the executive order.
Washington — Representative Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) released the following statement on President Donald Trump’s executive order on refugees:
Toxic PFOS Was Used by The Air National Guard (ANG) At Stewart For Fire Prevention; ANG and DEC Have Identified Various PFOS Hot Spots That Feed into Silver Creek and Reps Demand These Ponds Get Filtered Now – BEFORE Contamination Spreads Even More
Reps Say Top Brass At DOD Must Intervene By Ordering Air Force To Install Filtration System, At No Cost To Newburgh; “While a Full Investigation is Ongoing, We should Take Common Sense Action Today to Prevent Further Contamination,” Say Reps
Reps To DOD: Take Remedial Action Now to Prevent Known PFOS Source from Further Contaminating Newburgh Waterways