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
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:
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:
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
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Lawmakers are expected to vote Tuesday on a more than $50 billion Hurricane Sandy disaster-aid package, and a Congressman from the Hudson Valley is working to ensure that such aid packages are not so delayed in the future.
WASHINGTON, D.C.-- Newly elected freshman Rep. Sean Maloney, D-Cold Spring, received his second committee assignment and will serve on the House Agriculture Committee for the 113th Congress.
Maloney represents the cities of Poughkeepsie and Beacon, along with several Dutchess County towns in the new 18th Congressional District.
If partisan gridlock was the defining characteristic of the 112th congress, one new congressman is hoping that will change in the 113th Congress that started Thursday. Democratic Representative Sean Patrick Maloney took the oath of office with his two daughters by his side and he says he’s hoping to build a record of results for them.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The House has overwhelmingly approved $9.7 billion to pay flood insurance claims for the many home and business owners flooded out by Superstorm Sandy. The vote came more than two months after the storm hit and days after Northeast Republicans erupted over House Speaker John Boehner's decision to delay an earlier vote.