Congressman Sean Maloney

Representing the 18th District of New York
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May 2, 2013 Press Release
With over 12,000 New York and Hudson Valley veterans waiting on disability claims with the average wait time 471 days, Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney has launched an online page devoted to assisting the tens of thousands of veterans in the Hudson Valley. Rep. Maloney currently has a caseworker on staff to help veterans with their claims for educational, disability, retirement, medical, burial, spousal and dependents' benefits as well as the correction of military records and medals.
Apr 26, 2013 Press Release
Representative Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) today joined a bipartisan coalition to vote in support of H.R. 1765, the Reducing Flight Delays Act. While preserving deficit reducing spending cuts, this legislation gives the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) the flexibility to prevent furloughs and avert the closure of small airport towers around the country.
Apr 17, 2013 Press Release
Representative Sean Patrick Maloney introduced the Disabled Veterans Red Tape Reduction Act, HR 1521, to help address the Veterans Administration (VA)’s backlog of disability claims. This bill allows veterans to have their medical examinations done by physicians outside the VA system to help process veterans’ disability claims faster. Currently, 20% of claims are processed through physicians outside the VA system, but the program is set to expire this year. Without timely action from Congress, the VA system would be even more overburdened.
Apr 16, 2013 Press Release
Representative Sean Patrick Maloney today advocated for inclusion of his legislation, the National Dam Safety Act, into the Water Resources Development Act . Last week, Maloney introduced legislation to give communities the support they need to ensure dams have the highest safety standards. With thousands of dams across the country posing a serious risk to communities and families, The Dam Safety Act of 2013 addresses the growing safety concerns caused by our nation’s aging dam infrastructure by reauthorizing the National Dam Safety Program (NDSP) which failed to be reauthorized last Congress.
Apr 16, 2013 Press Release

 

Washington, D.C.  – Representative Sean Patrick Maloney released the following statement today in recognition of the 65th Anniversary of Yom Ha’atzmaut, Israel’s Independence Day. This evening, Rep. Maloney will be joining with Members of Congress from both sides of the aisle to celebrate Yom Ha’atzmaut with Ambassador Michael Oren and his family.

Apr 11, 2013 Press Release
Representative Sean Patrick Maloney held his third “Congress at Your Company” at IBM in Dutchess County this week. Maloney held a roundtable with the company’s leaders and a tour of the high tech manufacturing facility. Last week, Maloney held a “Congress at Your Company” event at NY Life in Westchester County and plans to continue “Congress at Your Company” events with employers large and small in the region throughout the year.
Apr 10, 2013 Press Release
At today’s Postal Regulatory Commission meeting, Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) testified on behalf of the hundreds of employees at the Mid-Hudson Postal and Distribution Center in Newburgh and condemned the U.S. Post Service’s decision to accelerate the consolidation of the Mid-Hudson P&DC to Albany. In 2012, it was announced that the Newburgh facility would be scheduled for future consolidation, and Rep. Maloney has been working closely to ensure that the consolidation would have no impact on local jobs.
Apr 3, 2013 Press Release
Representative Sean Patrick Maloney announced today that he will introduce legislation to give communities the support they need to ensure dams have the highest safety standards. With thousands of dams across the country posing a serious risk to communities and families, The Dam Safety Act of 2013 addresses the growing safety concerns caused by our nation’s aging dam infrastructure by reauthorizing the National Dam Safety Program (NDSP) which failed to be reauthorized last Congress.
Apr 2, 2013 Press Release

Representative Sean Patrick Maloney will join folks from all across the Hudson Valley to celebrate the opening of the Newburgh District office located at 123 Grand Street  on Saturday, April 6th at 12:00 PM.  Rep. Maloney and members of Rep.

Mar 27, 2013 Press Release

Representative Sean Patrick Maloney has sent a letter to President Obama and Secretary Hagel urging the Department of Defense to reduce the impact of sequestration on civilian employees. Last week, Rep. Maloney supported legislation to give more flexibility to the Pentagon on sequestration cuts and to shift more than $10 billion into Pentagon operations and maintenance accounts.

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