We cannot build a 21st century economy without investing in research, innovation, education and infrastructure. Smart investments will increase our competitiveness in a global economy and help create jobs both now and in the future. As a member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, I am in a unique position to support local infrastructure projects in New York that will create jobs, grow our economy, and benefit Hudson Valley small businesses.
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WASHINGTON – Three years after he stood at Maple Avenue Park to announce that $11.5 million worth of unused Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Community Development Block Grant Disaster Relief (CDBG-DR) funding would remain available to Orange County for flood mitigation in the wake of Hurricane Irene, Representative Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) announced two flood mitigation projects totaling $2.8 million.
Poughkeepsie, NY — After the City of Poughkeepsie Common Council voted to lease its bus assets to Dutchess County in accordance with the terms of a consolidation agreement overseen by the Federal Transit Administration (FTA), Representative Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) sent a letter to the FTA requesting that they immediately unfreeze $595,000 in funds owed to the city by the FTA for its operation of bus service in 2015-2016. The FTA had previously frozen these funds because the City missed a deadline to transfer the buses to Dutchess County.
Newburgh, NY — Representative Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) sent a letter to Metro-North’s Acting President Catherine Rinaldi asking for her help to resolve access issues for people with disabilities at Metro-North’s Port Jervis Station. Currently, people in wheelchairs or with other mobility issues have to call the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) for bus service to Middletown if they want to access Metro-North trains.
WASHINGTON – Representative Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) joined Reps. Jackie Walorski (R-Ind.), Earl Blumenauer (D-Ore.), and Brian Fitzpatrick (R-Pa) to introduce legislation which will strengthen public-private partnerships and boost investment in America’s infrastructure. The Move America Act will expand private activity bonds and infrastructure tax credits, which will attract billions of dollars in capital and give state and local governments greater flexibility to fund critical infrastructure projects.
Newburgh, NY – Weeks after announcing a $14 million federal investment in Orange County Airport, Representative Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18), a member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, announced another federal investment of $1,633,044 to continue the runway rehabilitation project at Stewart International Airport. This investment is part six of an eight phase redevelopment effort to renovate both runways at Stewart.
Newburgh, NY – Representative Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18), member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, announced a federal investment of $14,520,795 to construct a new runway and navigational aids at the Orange County Airport. This is the third and final phase of investment in the runway’s construction, which is funded through the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration.
Washington – Representatives Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) and John Faso (NY-19) announced bipartisan legislation to upgrade emergency medical supplies for children on airplanes. Currently, airplanes are not required to carry child-sized doses of emergency medicine onboard passenger aircrafts. The Airplane Kids in Transit Safety (KiTS) Act would address this gap in safety rules.
Newburgh, NY – Less than a year after announcing $6.7 million in investments for several projects along I-684, Representative Sean Patrick Maloney, New York State Senator George Latimer, New York State Assemblyman David Buchwald, and Bedford Supervisor Chris Burdick announced another massive road repair investment of $6.5 million to repave a dilapidated stretch of I-684 between Harris Road and Route 35.
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.
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