Death threats made against Rep. Carolyn Maloney over gun control support


| ctumola@queenscourier.com

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Several death threats were phoned into Congressmember Carolyn Maloney’s New York office on Tuesday after the media reported her support of a bill requiring gun owners to carry liability insurance, according to a statement from the politician. Interns working in the office answered the calls and were “understandably shaken” by the threats, she said. Law […]

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Queens congressmembers get mixed results on environment


| mchan@queenscourier.com

Some Queens congressmembers aced their green test last year. But some were average, and one was at the bottom of the class. That is according to the New York League of Conservation Voters (NYLCV) latest national environmental scorecard. Congressmembers Steve Israel and Carolyn Maloney were tops, with each scoring a 97, followed by Joseph Crowley […]

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Maloney crushes Saujani in CD 14 Dem primary


| pdavis@queenscourier.com

A race that generated lots of headlines for its nastiness and mudslinging had little drama in the final results as incumbent Congressmember Carolyn Maloney handily defeated challenger Reshma Saujani in the Democratic primary for Congress in the 14th District. Maloney, who has represented parts of Manhattan and western Queens in Congress since 1992, trounced Saujani […]

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Maloney, Saujani sling final mud


| pdavis@queenscourier.com

Pundits have deemed it one of the nastiest Congressional primaries this year, certainly the nastiest in New York City, but on Tuesday, September 14 it will be the voters who ultimately decide the Democratic nominee for Congress in District 14. Incumbent Congressmember Carolyn Maloney, who has represented the Manhattan and western Queens district since 1992, […]

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Good job Maloney


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Michael DenunzioWoodside There’s a lot of talk in Washington about creating jobs. But what does that mean? How do you “create” a job? Businesses create jobs when they hire additional employees. If they’re small businesses that keep money in our communities, even better. That’s why I’m glad to hear that Congress introduced tax breaks for […]

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Fred’s World: Congressmember Maloney introduces a new bill


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On Wednesday, June 30, Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney, representing parts of Queens and Manhattan, introduced a bill called, “Stop Deceptive Advertising in Women’s Services Act.” She did this because she believes certain pro-life groups are being deceptive about what their organization does. In essence, this could close down pro-life pregnancy crisis centers and prompt litigation against […]

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Maloney gets $200G for LIC organization


| pdavis@queenscourier.com

One Long Island City organization has a whole lot of reasons to be thankful – actually, 200,000 reasons. NYC Outward Bound, whose headquarters are in Long Island City, received a $200,000 federal grant secured by Congressmember Carolyn Maloney and Senator Chuck Schumer that will help fund student activities such as classes at the climbing wall […]

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Maloney & Vallone Sr. praise District 36 Assembly candidate


| pdavis@queenscourier.com

Aravella Simotas, a candidate to replace Assemblymember Michael Gianaris who is running for State Senate, received some high praise from two powerful names in western Queens on Monday, March 1. During a fundraiser for Queens Congressmember Carolyn Maloney, the Manhattan and Queens Congressmember said Simotas was the best person to represent the community. In addition […]

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Clifton H. W. Maloney 1937-2009


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Clifton H. W. Maloney, 71, the husband of Queens and Brooklyn Congressmember Carolyn Maloney, passed away on September 25 on Cho Oyu Mountain located, between the boarder of Nepal and China. He had reached the 27,000-foot summit on the morning of September 24, making him the oldest American to ever summit an 8,000 meter peak. […]

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Maloney, advocates urge passing of 9/11 health bill


| ccruz@queenscourier.com

Over the last eight years, 817 workers and volunteers have died from injuries related to the toxins and chemicals released into the air after the attacks of September 11, 2001. Nearly 2,800 died on that day in New York City alone. And on Tuesday, September 8, 2009 a few hundred yards from Ground Zero, first […]

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Maloney honored as anti-slavery advocate


| nrosenberg@queenscourier.com

In recognition of Congressmember Carolyn Maloney’s legislative achievements on behalf of victims of human trafficking, the New York State Anti-Trafficking Coalition (NYSATC) has named her its Congressional Anti-Slavery Champion of 2008. The NYSATC cited Maloney’s long history of legislative advocacy, including the 2000 Trafficking Victims Protection Act (TVPA) - which she was instrumental in passing […]

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Grand Marshal Maloney


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The fighting in World War I ended at 11 a.m., November 11, 1918 (the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month). First celebrated as Armistice Day it was renamed Veterans Day in 1954 in honor of the 407,000 who died in military service -292,000 of those in battle - out of over […]

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Maloney gets grant for Astoria senior housing


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Congressmember Carolyn Maloney recently announced a $400,000 grant to Hellenic-American Neighborhood Action Committee (HANAC), a non-profit community organization, to help build a 183-unit senior housing project in Astoria. Astoria Federal Savings Bank sponsored the grant in conjunction with the Federal Home Loan Bank (FHLB) of New York, a regional arm of the FHLB. “I’m delighted […]

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Maloney gets chair of banking subcommittee


| pdavis@queenscourier.com

With the shakeup of committee and subcommittee leadership positions in the House still taking place, Queens Congressmember Carolyn Maloney recently became the chair of the powerful Financial Institutions Subcommittee, which oversees the American banking industry including more than 22,000 banks, thrifts and credit unions. “Many of America’s preeminent financial institutions are my constituents, and I […]

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