I fought to join the House Agriculture Committee because farming is vital to the Hudson Valley’s economy and our way of life. By providing healthy food to our communities, state, and nation, our farmers create thousands of jobs and bring millions of dollars to our region.
For more information concerning my work and views on agriculture issues, please contact me.
I look forward to hearing from you.
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Maloney’s Statement on USMCA Trade Agreement
Washington, D.C. – This week, Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) voted in support of the United States-Mexico-Canada Trade Agreement (USMCA). The agreement is the product of months of bipartisan work between House Democrats, United States Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, and trade representatives from Canada and Mexico.
Maloney Delivers for Hudson Valley Families, Farmers, and Veterans in 2020 Spending Bills
Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) helped pass two bipartisan spending bills for the 2020 fiscal year containing several priorities for Hudson Valley families, farmers, and veterans.
Maloney’s Provision to Create Transparency For Digital Commodities in Derivatives Markets Passes Through Agriculture Committee
Maloney Votes to Support Hudson Valley Farmers, Veterans, and Families in House-Passed Funding Bill
WASHINGTON – Today, Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) helped pass a package of bills funding several government departments and agencies, many of which directly impact Hudson Valley farmers, veterans, workers, and families.
Maloney Encourages Hudson Valley Farmers to Enroll in New Program Protecting New York Dairy Industry
WASHINGTON - Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) encourages Hudson Valley dairy farmers to enroll in the 2019 Dairy Margin Coverage (DMC) program, the new voluntary program designed to protect dairy producers against dramatic changes in both farm costs and milk prices. Enrollment for the DMC program begins this week and will end Friday, September 20th, 2019.
Implementation of Best-Ever Farm Bill for the Hudson Valley Stalled Due to Shutdown
New Hampton, NY – Representative Sean Patrick Maloney joined local agriculture and hunger experts to discuss victories in the 2018 Farm Bill for the Hudson Valley. Rep. Maloney, a member of the House Committee on Agriculture, successfully fought attempts by a small group of Republicans to make deep cuts to important programs that support Hudson Valley farmers and residents who rely on federal nutrition assistance. The bill includes provisions from three bills Rep.
WASHINGTON – Representative Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) announced that he would support the Conference Report to the 2018 Farm Bill, which represents a bipartisan compromise on the crucial agriculture legislation rather than the partisan House version he opposed earlier this year. The final legislation includes provisions of bills Rep. Maloney authored and refrains from making massive changes the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), formerly known as food stamps. Rep.
New Hampton, NY — Representative Sean Patrick Maloney joined local and national experts on key agriculture programs at Soons Orchard in New Hampton to discuss the harmful effects of Congress’s failure to pass the 2018 Farm Bill. Nearly 40 key programs administered by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) expired at the end of September when Congress left town without passing the bill, including programs designed to help young and beginning farmers, promote locally-grown foods, and help farmers branch out into value-added production.
Newburgh, NY – Representative Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) announced a federal investment of $249,052 to allow Orange County’s Minkus Farms to promote their new local-label products, contract with larger regional food retailers, and hire three new employees. The funding is made available through the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA’s) Value Added Producer Program (VAPG).