Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney

  Each day brings more terrible headlines from the Middle East.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York representative Sean Patrick Maloney tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that a new war is out of the question.

  Hillary Clinton officially kicked off her campaign earlier this month with a speech in New York City.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York representative Sean Patrick Maloney tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that the former Secretary of State is the right choice for America.

Along with some New York colleagues from both sides of the aisle and Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, Hudson Valley Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney is one of dozens of Democrats who broke ranks with President Obama over the Trans Pacific Partnership trade deal. The president was on Capitol Hill last week to lobby representatives to support the agreement, but speaking on WAMC’s Congressional Corner with Alan Chartock on Tuesday, Maloney says that didn’t sway him.

New Oil Train Rules Elicit Different Concerns

May 4, 2015
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The U.S. Department of Transportation Friday issued regulations aimed at improving safety for trains carrying crude oil and other hazardous materials.  The rules come following a number of oil train derailments in the U.S. and the deadly 2013 tragedy in Quebec.

  Detractors say global trade agreements have hurt the American worker.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York representative Sean Patrick Maloney tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that he doesn’t support the Trans-Pacific agreement in its current form.

  The impacts of 9/11 are still felt 14 years later.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York representative Sean Patrick Maloney tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock about his work to keep first responders in good health.

  The announcement was long expected, but still dominated political circles.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York representative Sean Patrick Maloney tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock why he supports Hillary for president.

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A New York congressman is urging the Federal Emergency Management Agency to help fend off layoffs of a dozen firefighters in a Hudson Valley city.

Democratic Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney has written to FEMA asking for expedited approval of a grant application from the Newburgh Fire Department. The money would come from the Firefighters Grant Program known as SAFER, or the Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response program. Maloney says that without approval of the grant, the fire department will have to lay off 12 firefighters at the end of the year.

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A New York Congressman is among six House Democrats who have introduced a bill to help local first responders handle train derailments.

U.S. House Passes Passenger Rail Bill

Mar 5, 2015
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The U.S. House of Representatives Wednesday passed commuter rail legislation that includes rail safety provisions from a Hudson Valley congressman. 

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