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Poughkeepsie, NY— In response to the heroin and opioid epidemic, Representative Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) joined Dutchess County Executive Marcus Molinaro and City of Poughkeepsie Mayor Rob Rolison in Poughkeepsie to introduce federal legislation to combat the opioid and heroin crisis and stop mass incarceration of abusers and low-level drug offenders nationwide.
Newburgh, NY - Representative Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) issued the following statement after a CSX freight train derailed in Newburgh.
“I am getting sick and tired of issuing statements about dangerous train derailments – this time only blocks from my office in Newburgh. I’m glad to hear reports that no one was killed but even one injury is too many. It’s got to stop.
Newburgh, NY — Following the release of the first round of blood test results for Newburgh residents concerned about PFOS and PFOA exposure from drinking contaminated water, Representative Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) announced that he will introduce The Investing in Testing Act, which will require the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to conduct a two-year study into the long-term health effects of this exposure. Many residents tested above the national average for PFOS and PFOA, but there is little data on the chemical’s impact on human health.
New Windsor, NY — On George Washington’s birthday, Representative Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) joined elected officials, veterans and service organizations at the National Purple Heart Hall of Honor in New Windsor to announce the introduction of The National Purple Heart Hall of Honor Commemorative Coin Act. The bill would honor the Hall with a commemorative coin provided by the U.S. Mint, and proceeds from sales of the coin will go to the National Purple Heart Hall of Honor to allow the organization to develop and renovate their facilities.
During the Call, 66% of Respondents Opposed Muslim Ban
COPS Grant Provides Funding to Hire Additional Police Officers
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
Newburgh, NY – To honor our veterans and inspire civic engagement, Representative Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) announced his third Annual “Valentines for Our Veterans” initiative and encouraged his neighbors throughout the Hudson Valley to join him in making Valentine’s Day cards to send to our veterans. This program provides schools, families and individuals in the Hudson Valley with the opportunity to send Valentine’s Day greetings to veterans who served and sacrificed to protect our freedom.
Worked with Cuomo, Local Officials to Accelerate Construction
Funding Made Possible through Federal Highway Transportation Bill
Maloney Led NY Congressional Delegation Letter of Support