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WASHINGTON — Representative Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) released the following statement after legendary New York Representative Louise Slaughter (NY-25) passed away. Rep. Slaughter served for over three decades in the House of Representatives and was Ranking Member of the House Rules Committee and Dean of the New York Delegation.
Priorities Report Details Policy Proposals Maloney Will Fight to Include in Bill
Newburgh, NY — Representative Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) is again inviting Hudson Valley high school artists to submit their work to his office for the 2018 Congressional Art Competition. Winning students will have their art displayed in the U.S. Capitol Complex for an entire year. Rep. Maloney’s office will accept artwork until April 20, 2018. The winning candidate will be announced at an awards ceremony in the Hudson Valley this spring and also honored in Washington, D.C. in June.
Newburgh, NY — Representative Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) is encouraged by the final Ports and Waterways Safety Assessment (PAWSA) report issued by the Coast Guard after its comprehensive review of safety risks on the Hudson River. The report does not include a recommendation that any new anchorage sites be constructed. The PAWSA process was initiated after Rep. Maloney worked alongside local groups to kill an initial proposal made in 2016.
Newburgh, NY — After the Hudson Valley lost two legendary former Congressmen over the past year and a half, Representative Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) announced two new pieces of legislation that would recognize the beloved Representatives by adding their names to local landmarks. Rep. Maloney is joined on the legislation by Rep. Peter King (R-NY), who came to Congress at the same time as Rep. Maurice Hinchey and served alongside Rep. Gilman.
The Maurice Hinchey Hudson River Valley National Heritage Area
Newburgh, NY — After holding an in-person community forum on gun violence in our schools attended by hundreds of Hudson Valley residents, Representative Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) will hold three more events this coming weekend in response to popular demand. Rep. Maloney’s community forums on gun violence provide folks in the Hudson Valley the opportunity to connect with their Representative in-person to voice their concerns, offer suggestions, and ask questions about the status of gun safety efforts in Congress.
Newburgh, NY — Representative Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) announced two new bills to support career and technical education (CTE) opportunities for educators in America’s fastest-growing career fields. The bills would provide resources that assist prospective CTE teachers to afford the rising costs of higher education, enhance opportunities for collaboration between industry leaders and CTE educators, and fund the expansion of CTE programs at colleges and universities nationwide.
Newburgh, NY – After the New York State Department of Health (DOH) announced it had uncovered serious violations at Sapphire Nursing and Rehab in Goshen, Representative Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) and Assemblyman James Skoufis asked the department to broaden its investigation to include all Sapphire facilities in the Hudson Valley. Rep. Maloney’s office has continued to receive complaints about Sapphire’s facility in Fishkill similar to those he received about the facility in Goshen.
WASHINGTON – After recent train accidents were found to be positive train control (PTC)-preventable by the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), Representative Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) grilled federal transportation officials on the status of implementation of this critical train safety technology ahead of a 2018 deadline. Rep. Maloney, a leader on railway safety, specifically asked about implementation of PTC on Metro-North and the Long Island Railroad.