Congressman Sean Maloney

Representing the 18th District of New York

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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.
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Oct 31, 2013 Press Release
Representative Sean Patrick Maloney will continue his “Speak with Sean” series by holding Neighborhood Office Hours in Poughkeepsie and Fishkill. Neighborhood Office Hours are an opportunity for constituents to share any questions, comments and concerns one-on-one with Rep. Maloney. In addition, Rep. Maloney and his staff are available to assist with any problems folks from the Hudson Valley may be having with a federal government agency, such as the Social Security Administration, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, or the Veterans Administration.
Oct 29, 2013 Press Release
The House overwhelmingly passed bipartisan veterans bills on Monday which includes legislation 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 is set to expire this year. Without timely action from Congress, the VA system would be even more overburdened.
Oct 28, 2013 Press Release
One year after Hurricane Sandy hit the East Coast, Representative Sean Patrick Maloney and Congresswoman Nita Lowey joined local officials to mark the anniversary of Hurricane Sandy and announce more than $2 billion in additional federal investments for New York State from the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Earlier this year, HUD allocated approximately $1.7 billion in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Disaster Recovery to New York.
Oct 24, 2013 Press Release
Representative Sean Patrick Maloney supported the bipartisan Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA), which overwhelmingly passed the House of Representatives by a vote of 417-3. In addition to containing critical reforms to dam safety programs authored by Rep. Maloney, this bill invests in vital water resources infrastructure, improves access to drinking water, invests in flood control, and provides protection against extreme weather events like Hurricanes Irene and Sandy.
Oct 18, 2013 Press Release

In order to connect with constituents while in Washington, Representative Sean Patrick Maloney will hold a telephone town hall on Tuesday, October 22nd at 7:30 PM to discuss his efforts to end the government shutdown as well as his priorities for the upcoming weeks in Washington.

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