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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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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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 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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