Nov 14, 2013 Press Release
As the bipartisan Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA) moves into Conference Committee, the House overwhelmingly passed Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney’s legislation that calls on members of the conference committee to fully fund and reauthorize dam safety programs. Passed in the House by a vote of 347-76 this motion calls on the conference committee to adopt dam safety provisions in the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA). Specifically, these provisions would reauthorize the dam safety program at $9.2 million a year for the next five years, and for the first time, it would provide public awareness and outreach funding – an essential step to ensure that all citizens understand the need to prepare for, mitigate for, respond to, and recover from dam incidents and failures. You can watch Rep. Maloney on the House Floor discussing the impact of the National Dam Safety Act on communities like Tuxedo and Warwick here and here.
Newburgh, NY — Representative Sean Patrick Maloney will continue his “Speak with Sean” series by holding Neighborhood Office Hours in Middletown, the Town of Newburgh, and the Village of Warwick on Saturday, November 16, 2013. Neighborhood Office Hours are an opportunity for constituents to share any questions, comments and concerns one-on-one with Rep. Maloney.
Nov 9, 2013 Press Release
Joined by dozens of businesses, farmers, and community leaders, Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) called on Speaker John Boehner and the House of Representatives to allow a vote on comprehensive immigration reform legislation before the end of the year. Earlier this year, Rep. Maloney joined as an original co-sponsor of the comprehensive immigration reform bill, H.R. 15, in the House of Representatives. With the two dozen Republicans who have expressed support for reform that includes a path to citizenship, the House could pass comprehensive immigration reform if Speaker Boehner would allow a vote. In June, the Senate acted in a bipartisan way – with a vote of 68 to 32 – to pass comprehensive immigration reform.
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Newburgh, NY — Representative Sean Patrick Maloney will continue his “Speak with Sean” series by holding Neighborhood Office Hours in Walden and Town of Wallkill. Neighborhood Office Hours are an opportunity for constituents to share any questions, comments and concerns one-on-one with Rep. Maloney. In addition, Rep.
Nov 7, 2013 Press Release
Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) praised the final passage of the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA) which had the support 10 Republicans. Passed by a vote of 64-32, ENDA would prohibit discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity.
Nov 6, 2013 Press Release
Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney hosted the first meeting of his Small Business Advisory Board, where a cross section of the Hudson Valley’s small business owners discussed challenges they face and what initiatives they believe will help them grow and hire more workers. At the first of many roundtables, Rep. Maloney listened and discussed a number of issues including comprehensive immigration reform, the Affordable Care Act, economic uncertainty, and reducing regulatory burdens. Comprised of businesses from all four counties, the Small Business Advisory Board includes industries like tourism, advertising, technology and consulting along with representatives from a number of local economic development organizations.
Nov 4, 2013 Press Release
Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) praised today’s key procedural vote in the U.S. Senate that will allow debate and a final vote on the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA). Passed by an initial vote of 61-30, ENDA would prohibit discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity.
Nov 1, 2013 Press Release
Continuing Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney’s “Main Street” listening tours across the Hudson Valley, Rep. Maloney, Senator Greg Ball, Assemblyman Steve Katz spoke with local business owners and community leaders about partnering together to help strengthen small businesses in the Hudson Valley. Led by Greater Mahopac-Carmel Chamber of Commerce and the Putnam Chambers of Commerce, local officials stopped by multiple small businesses including Mahopac Marine, Kobu Asian Bistro, and South Side Inn and Grille. At a roundtable, businesses and local leaders discussed regulations, taxes and economic development opportunities.
Oct 31, 2013 Press Release
After months of advocating for immediate approval of a Department of Transportation federal loan, Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney, one of the only New York Members of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, announced that the Department of Transportation has approved a $1.6 billion federal TIFIA loan to build the new Tappan Zee Bridge, the largest loan of its kind ever issued by the federal government. On Monday, Rep. Maloney discussed the immediate approval of the Tappan Zee TIFIA loan in a meeting with Secretary Anthony Foxx.