Sean Patrick Maloney http://wamc.org en Romney Backs NY Congressional Candidate http://wamc.org/post/romney-backs-ny-congressional-candidate <p></p><p>A former presidential candidate is supporting a congressional candidate in the Hudson Valley. The district includes all of Orange and Putnam Counties as well as parts of Dutchess and Westchester Counties.</p> Thu, 19 Jun 2014 00:39:23 +0000 Allison Dunne 92932 at http://wamc.org Romney Backs NY Congressional Candidate Maloney Explains His Immigration Reform Support To Constituents http://wamc.org/post/maloney-explains-his-immigration-reform-support-constituents <p>WASHINGTON – Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney (D, NY18) laid out his conditional support for immigration reform during a constituent tele-town hall session Monday night.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>He told callers that we must secure our borders, but he said Washington must do much better than it has on other issues.</p> Tue, 19 Nov 2013 13:37:25 +0000 Hank Gross 78110 at http://wamc.org Maloney Explains His Immigration Reform Support To Constituents Feds Approve $1.6 Billion Loan To Build TZ Bridge http://wamc.org/post/feds-approve-16-billion-loan-build-tz-bridge <p>WASHINGTON – The US Department of Transportation has approved a $1.6 billion loan to help finance construction of the new Tappan Zee Bridge over the Hudson River between Westchester and Rockland counties.</p><p>The funding comes from the DOT’s Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act.</p><p>Governor Andrew Cuomo called the loan “a huge win for New York State.”</p><p>The issue of tolls to cross the new twin-span remains up in the air, the governor noted.</p> Fri, 01 Nov 2013 12:26:40 +0000 Hank Gross 76827 at http://wamc.org Feds Approve $1.6 Billion Loan To Build TZ Bridge Maloney Supports Immigration Reform http://wamc.org/post/maloney-supports-immigration-reform <p>WASHINGTON – Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney (D-NY18) supports immigration reform, calling the present system “a mess,” but he does not support amnesty for illegal aliens.</p><p>The freshman lawmaker said we cannot deport millions of people who came to the United States illegally.</p> Mon, 27 May 2013 11:46:28 +0000 Hank Gross 65647 at http://wamc.org Maloney Supports Immigration Reform ORMC, CRMC To Cut 140 Jobs http://wamc.org/post/ormc-crmc-cut-140-jobs-0 <p>TOWN OF WALLKILL – Orange Regional Medical Center in the Town of Wallkill will lay off 80 full-time equivalent positions and Catskill Regional Medical Center in Harris will lay off 60 full-time equivalent positions. In total, the hospitals must find cuts of $17 million.&nbsp; Both hospitals fall under the umbrella of the Greater Hudson Valley Health System, which announced the cuts on Monday due to substantial reductions in reimbursement from the federal and state governments and decreases in revenue caused by healthcare reform.</p> Tue, 21 May 2013 12:22:11 +0000 Hank Gross 65179 at http://wamc.org ORMC, CRMC To Cut 140 Jobs IBEW And CHEG Negotiate New Deal http://wamc.org/post/ibew-and-cheg-negotiate-new-deal <p>POUGHKEEPSIE – Central Hudson and IBEW Local 320 have negotiated a new contract for utility workers, who would become employees of Fortis, Inc. should the buyout of CH Energy Group be approved by the State Public Service Commission.</p><p>State Assemblyman Kevin Cahill (D- Kingston) said it is a good deal for the workers, but the proposed purchase leaves a lot to be desired.</p><p>Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney (D- 18) is thrilled with the contract agreement.</p> Mon, 20 May 2013 12:13:15 +0000 Hank Gross 65086 at http://wamc.org IBEW And CHEG Negotiate New Deal Maloney Ready For Rematch http://wamc.org/post/maloney-ready-rematch <p>TOWN OF WALLKILL – Former Republican Congresswoman Nan Hayworth has all but said she will run against Democrat Sean Patrick Maloney. Maloney defeated Hayworth in last year’s election but this year she has made several public appearances across the district. She has also acknowledged that she is keeping her options open.</p><p>Maloney told Orange County Democrats at their annual dinner Sunday night that he is up for the challenge.</p> Mon, 20 May 2013 11:53:50 +0000 Hank Gross 65081 at http://wamc.org Maloney Ready For Rematch Farm Bill Benefits New York's Hudson Valley http://wamc.org/post/farm-bill-benefits-new-yorks-hudson-valley <p></p><p></p><p>WASHINGTON –&nbsp; The House Agriculture Committee passed the farm bill with the support of Congressmen Christopher Gibson (R- 19) and Sean Patrick Maloney (D- 18). The bill contains a number of provisions that will benefit New York's Hudson Valley region.</p><p>The bill includes Maloney’s Crop Risk Options Plan (CROP) Act that defends the specialty agriculture economy of the region as well as an amendment to help families and communities with flooding in the black dirt region.</p> Fri, 17 May 2013 12:22:08 +0000 Hank Gross 64913 at http://wamc.org Farm Bill Benefits New York's Hudson Valley Maloney pushes dam safety legislation http://wamc.org/post/maloney-pushes-dam-safety-legislation <p></p><p></p><p>NEWBURGH – There are 400 dams in New York State that are classified as high-hazard and 100 of them are in Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney’s 18th District in Putnam, Westchester, Orange and Dutchess counties.</p><p>The freshman Democrat announced on Wednesday that he would introduce legislation next week to provide a new national dam safety program; the previous one expired in 2011.</p> Thu, 04 Apr 2013 12:06:39 +0000 Hank Gross 61419 at http://wamc.org Maloney pushes dam safety legislation Maloney asks White House to limit furlough impact http://wamc.org/post/maloney-asks-white-house-limit-furlough-impact <p></p><p></p><p>WASHINGTON – Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney (D, Cold Spring) asked President Obama and Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel to reduce the impact of sequestration on civilian employees.</p><p>The lawmaker’s request came in a letter to both officials in support of legislation to give more flexibility to the Pentagon on sequestration cuts and to shift more than $10 billion into Pentagon operations and maintenance accounts.</p> Thu, 28 Mar 2013 12:58:24 +0000 Hank Gross 60893 at http://wamc.org Maloney asks White House to limit furlough impact