Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney

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Democratic members of Congress are denouncing President Trump’s latest tweets about Puerto Rico. A Connecticut senator who has visited the Commonwealth is calling on Trump to appoint a czar to oversee recovery efforts. And a New York congresswoman who leaves for the island Friday is urging Congress to pass an emergency funding bill.

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New York Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney held a telephone town hall Wednesday night. With the Las Vegas shooting fresh in mind, callers had questions about gun control. They also wanted to know where Maloney stands on a single-payer health care system.

The federal government recently informed a housing organization in Dutchess County that it will cut funding for a program that serves homeless veterans by the end of September. The surprise announcement is prompting local officials to band together for a solution. On Tuesday, two members of Congress from New York asked the Department of Veterans Affairs secretary to reverse the decision.

It’s been a rocky road for two neighboring Congressmen.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York representative Sean Patrick Maloney, a Democrat from the 18th district, wraps up his discussion with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

Attorney General Jeff Sessions was one of President Trump’s earliest supporters. Now the president calls him “beleaguered.”

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York representative Sean Patrick Maloney, a Democrat from the 18th district, continues his discussion with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

A plan to anchor oil barges on the Hudson has been scuttled for now.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York representative Sean Patrick Maloney, a Democrat from the 18th district, speaks with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

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New York Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney was in Newburgh Monday to announce he is taking legislative action to ensure the Department of Defense pays for the remediation of PFOS contamination at Stewart Air National Guard Base. Also there was New York’s Department of Environmental Conservation commissioner, who divulged the results of a PFOS fish study in the area.

New York Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney held a telephone town hall Wednesday night. Callers asked about a range of topics, from health care to PFOS contamination in Newburgh to domestic violence. 

Hudson Valley Congressman Maloney, a Democrat, responded to a caller’s concern about the potential repeal of Obamacare.

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Hudson Valley Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney Monday announced next steps regarding the suspended U.S. Coast Guard proposal for anchorage sites along the Hudson River. WAMC’s Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Allison Dunne reports from the Newburgh waterfront.

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A New York congressman from the Hudson Valley is standing his ground after declaring last week that a U.S. Coast Guard proposal for Hudson River anchorage sites is effectively dead. Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney was the first to announce the Coast Guard’s decision to suspend the proposal and say it was killed. Others have been more circumspect in their descriptions.

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New York Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney stood with local leaders in Newburgh Thursday, announcing legislation to help turn so-called zombie homes into housing for homeless veterans.

USCG Suspends Hudson River Anchorages Proposal

Jun 29, 2017
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The U.S. Coast Guard has shelved future rulemaking decisions regarding additional anchorages on the Hudson River. Hudson Valley Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney, who first announced the news Wednesday, calls it a major victory. Others view the move more cautiously.

USCG Shelves Proposal For Hudson River Anchorage Sites

Jun 28, 2017
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The U.S. Coast Guard has effectively killed a proposal to establish anchorage sites along the Hudson River. Hudson Valley Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney broke the news late Wednesday, announcing that the Coast Guard would suspend future rulemaking decisions on the matter.

HV Congressman Introduces LGBT PRIDE Act

Jun 14, 2017

New York’s first openly gay member of Congress has authored legislation to combat violence in the LGBTQ community.

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A bill authored by a New York congressman to halt proposed anchorage sites along the Hudson River until there is further study has advanced. An environmental professor says while it’s a good first step, the proposal should bring more accountability to bear on the U.S. Coast Guard.

Metro-North Derailment In Rye Renews Call For PTC

May 19, 2017
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A Metro-North commuter train derailment Thursday in Westchester County that authorities say resulted in minor injuries has federal lawmakers ramping calls for technology upgrades.

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Two Hudson Valley representatives appear to be feuding.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Republican John Faso of the 19th district wraps up his discussion with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

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Two New York congressmen from the Hudson Valley are introducing legislation to upgrade the available emergency medical supplies for children on airplanes. A pediatrician association supports the bill.

Rail safety has been a focus in the Hudson Valley in recent years.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York representative Sean Patrick Maloney, a Democrat from the 18th district, concludes his conversation with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

2016 was a bloodbath for Democrats.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York representative Sean Patrick Maloney, a Democrat from the 18th district, continues his conversation with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

Many members of Congress hold town meetings — but usually in their own district.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York representative Sean Patrick Maloney, a Democrat from the 18th district, speaks with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

WAMC, Allison Dunne

Democratic Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney spoke at a health care town hall Monday night in a neighboring district. Hundreds packed a room in Kingston to hear from Maloney, who launched an Adopt a District challenge asking House representatives to step into Republican districts to explain the House bill to repeal Obamacare.

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New York Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney invited three of his constituents to his district office in Newburgh Monday to talk about how the Republican House bill to repeal Obamacare would affect them. And Maloney is headed to the neighboring 19th District tonight to attend a health care town hall. It’s part of his Adopt a District effort.

AHCA Bill Garners Support And Criticism In NY

May 5, 2017
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On Thursday, House Republicans passed the American Health Care Act on a 217-213 vote. Several upstate New York Republicans supported the bill. Meanwhile, House Democrats and Planned Parenthood advocates are blasting it.

New York Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney held a telephone town hall Tuesday night, answering questions from constituents in his 18th District. Topics ranged from the Trump presidency to health care to heroin.

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Hudson Valley Pattern for Progress held its annual “Across the Aisle” event Friday at Marist College in Poughkeepsie. New York Republican Congressman John Faso and Democratic Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney discussed infrastructure, college debt, the Hudson River, federal budget and more.

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New York Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney was at Stewart Air National Guard base Thursday to sign a document of employer support. He also spoke about his recent trip to Japan and South Korea.

NY Congressman Maloney Holds Telephone Town Hall

Apr 4, 2017

At a time when voters are increasingly contacting their representatives in Washington, New York Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney recently held a telephone town hall. Constituents in his 18th District asked about topics ranging from immigration to climate change to health care.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York representative Sean Patrick Maloney, a Democrat from the 18th district, concludes his discussion with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

The Trump travel ban has been halted again.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York representative Sean Patrick Maloney, a Democrat from the 18th district, continues his discussion with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

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