Congressman Sean Maloney

Representing the 18th District of New York

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Sep 17, 2014 Press Release
Representative Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) announced that his bipartisan bill to help commuter rail lines like Metro-North fund and implement positive train control (PTC) systems passed the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee as part of the Passenger Rail Reform and Investment Act (PRRIA). Originally authored following the tragic Metro-North derailment in December 2013, Rep. Maloney’s Commuter Rail Passenger Safety Act would help finance positive train control systems for commuter rail systems. Passed in the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure by voice vote, this legislation would make all positive train control installations "priority projects" as part of the $35 billion Railroad Rehabilitation & Improvement Financing (RRIF) Program that currently provides loans and loan guarantees to railroads.
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Sep 17, 2014 Press Release
Representative Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) released the following statement on the 227th Anniversary of the signing of the United States Constitution in 1787 - a holiday that falls 227 years after George Washington, James Madison, and their colleagues signed the original Constitution and sent it to the states for ratification.
Sep 11, 2014 Press Release
Representative Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) issued the following statement on the anniversary of the September 11th attacks, and called for the reauthorization of James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act. Rep. Maloney is expected to join local officials from both sides at the Orange County September 11th Remembrance Ceremony at Thomas Bull Memorial Park in Montgomery.
Sep 10, 2014 Press Release
Congressmen Chris Gibson (NY-19) and Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) announced a major victory in the fight against Lyme disease.
Sep 5, 2014 Press Release
At the urging of Representative Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18), Newburgh Community Land Bank received a 501(c)3 non-profit tax exempt status from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) after seven months of gridlock. This decision will allow for the significant expansion of Newburgh Community Land Bank, which stimulates local planning, economic growth, and neighborhood revitalization by acquiring, managing, and disposing of vacant, abandoned and underutilized properties in a responsible manner. For months, Rep. Maloney has been working to cut through this red tape, and in July, Rep. Maloney’s sent a letter to the IRS demanding expedited approval of this critical designation.
Sep 3, 2014 Press Release
Representative Sean Patrick Maloney issued the following statement on the recent murders of American journalists Stephen Sotloff and James Foley.
Aug 28, 2014 Press Release
Three years after Hurricane Irene hit the Hudson Valley, Representative Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18), Orange County Executive Steve Neuhaus, State Senator John Bonacic and local officials announced $11.5 million in additional Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Community Development Block Grant Disaster Relief (CDBG-DR) funding for Orange County to recover and rebuild from Irene. Since January 2014, Rep. Maloney has persistently worked with HUD to make Orange County municipalities eligible for reallocated CDBG-DR funds to fulfill unmet needs from Hurricane Irene. Without the action of Rep. Maloney, the $11.5 million in unallocated CDBG-DR funding would return to HUD.
Aug 22, 2014 Press Release

Newburgh, NY –  After heavy flooding hit the Hudson Valley, Representative Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) and Orange County Executive Steve Neuhaus announced a $13.7 federal investment to strengthen the Route 211 bridge over the Wallkill River in Montgomery.

Aug 21, 2014 Press Release

New Windsor, NY – Three years after Hurricane Irene hit the Hudson Valley and destroyed the Forge Hill Bridge, Representative Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18), Orange County Executive Steve Neuhaus, Senator Bill Larkin, and New Windsor Supervisor George Green announced construction is officially beginning on this long overdue project.

Aug 18, 2014 Press Release
One month after the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) opened their doors at the Newburgh Armory Unity Center, Representative Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) and Senator Bill Larkin announced USCIS will be expanding services to include biometric fingerprinting, required during the naturalization process. Previously, USCIS was only offering case status inquiries, and general immigration information appointments every two weeks.

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