Congressman Sean Maloney

Representing the 18th District of New York

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Jan 17, 2014 Press Release

Washington, DC – Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Chairman Bill Shuster (R-PA) and Ranking Member Nick J. Rahall, II (D-WV) named Rep.

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Jan 16, 2014 Press Release

Newburgh, NY - Representative Sean Patrick Maloney once again urged the House Republican leaders to restore unemployment insurance for more than one million Americans, including 137,000 New Yorkers. Funding for the federal unemployment insurance benefits program expired in December. It is estimated that each week an additional 5,000 New Yorkers will lose benefits during the first half of 2014.

Jan 16, 2014 Press Release
On Saturday, January 25 from 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM, Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney will be hosting a free Child Safety Workshop at the Mid-Hudson Children’s Museum. Parents and children will learn safety tips from experts including proper installation of car seats, online and fire safety and more about programs like Operation SAFE Child.
Jan 15, 2014 Press Release
Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney supported Fiscal Year 2014 Consolidated Appropriations Act which overwhelmingly passed the House by a vote of 359-67. The bill, expected to pass the Senate later this week, repeals the worst effects of the last Congress’ sequester. This legislation includes provisions to construct a new training center for the Army Reserve in Bullville, NY and invests in construction of new cadet barracks at West Point. The bill also sends nearly 4,000 New York children back to Head Start, boosts safety inspections from the Federal Railroad Administration, provides new resources to address the backlog of veteran disability claims, and repeals the recently enacted cut to cost of living adjustments, or COLAs for pensions of disabled military retirees and survivors.
Jan 15, 2014 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney introduced the National Purple Heart Hall of Honor Commemorative Coin Act, H.R.3867, which honors the National Purple Heart Hall of Honor as well as the extraordinary sacrifices of America’s service members who were killed or wounded in combat. The legislation would authorize the U.S.

Jan 15, 2014 Press Release

Newburgh, NY – Representative Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) and Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced the award of $6.7 million dollars for 6 bicycle, pedestrian and multi-use path transportation enhancement projects. Rep.

Jan 10, 2014 Press Release
U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) and Representatives Rosa DeLauro (D-CT), Nita Lowey (D-NY), and Sean Patrick Maloney (D-NY) today announced legislation that would create paid family and medical leave. The Family and Medical Insurance Leave (FAMILY) Act would establish a national paid family and medical leave insurance program, ensuring that American workers would no longer have to choose between a paycheck and caring for themselves or a family member. The officials will be joined by Working Mother Media President Carol Evans at MasterCard, which was chosen by Working Mother as one of their 2013 Best Companies.
Jan 9, 2014 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Joined with the Concerned Residents of East Fishkill NY, Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) opposed the extreme changes to the EPA’s Superfund program which could delay and potentially prevent the cleanup of sites like Hopewell Precision in Dutchess County. Specifically, H.R.

Jan 7, 2014 Press Release
Representative Sean Patrick Maloney commended today’s key procedural vote in the U.S. Senate to consider restoring emergency unemployment benefits for three months. Passed by a vote of 60-37, the Senate bill would restore benefits for more than 110,000 New Yorkers who lost their unemployment insurance benefits – including several thousand throughout the Hudson Valley.
Dec 20, 2013 Press Release
The President signed into law today the VA Expiring Authorities Extension Act, which included a bill authored by Rep. Maloney to help address the Veterans Administration (VA)’s backlog of disability claims. Earlier this year, Representative Sean Patrick Maloney introduced the Disabled Veterans Red Tape Reduction Act, HR 1521, to allow veterans to have their medical examinations done by physicians outside the VA system to help process veterans’ disability claims faster. Currently, 20% of claims are processed through physicians outside the VA system, but the program was set to expire this year. This one-year extension, which also includes housing assistance for homeless veterans, passed the House of Representatives by a vote of 353-0 and the Senate by unanimous consent.

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