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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Two Hudson Valley Congress-members were in Westchester earlier today pushing passage of a passenger rail bill the U.S. House of Representatives is expected to consider this week, which includes legislation concerning rail crossing safety.

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A House committee has passed legislation that includes rail safety provisions authored by a New York congressman.

  The Koch brothers want to spend almost a billion dollars on the 2016 election.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York representative Sean Patrick Maloney tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that Citizens United led us down this path.

  

  New York’s political class was stunned by Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver’s arrest.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York representative Sean Patrick Maloney tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock the allegations are “personally offensive.”

  Human trafficking is an often unseen scourge.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York representative Sean Patrick Maloney tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock about his anti-trafficking bill.

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U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut and Senator Chuck Schumer, Congresswoman Nita Lowey and Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney of New York will meet with National Transportation Safety Board officials this afternoon. The lawmakers will see the wreckage of the Metro-North train crash that resulted in six people dead and more than a dozen injured. They will also visit the scene of Tuesday’s collision.

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A Hudson Valley congressman Wednesday introduced legislation to improve safety at rail crossings, the day following a fatal Metro-North crash in Westchester County.

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The House of Representatives has passed a bill sponsored by a New York congressman to combat human trafficking.

Democratic Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney’s bipartisan Human Trafficking Prevention Act unanimously passed the House Monday. The legislation enables the training of Foreign Service officers working overseas at U.S. embassies to identify victims before they are trafficked into the United States. Here’s Maloney on the House floor prior to the bill’s passage.

U.S. President Barack Obama delivered his State of the Union Speech Tuesday night. Local officials react to issues mentioned ranging from free community college to the state of the economy to raising taxes on the wealthy.

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A New York congressman is sponsoring a bipartisan bill to reform the veterans employment program.

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As lawmakers, family and friends mourned the loss of Mario Cuomo today at his funeral in New York, two of New York’s congressional representatives from the Hudson Valley are remembering their experiences working closely with the former three-term governor.  Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Allison Dunne has more.

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Members of Congress are scheduled to be sworn in Tuesday, but those attending the funeral of former three-term New York Governor Mario Cuomo will participate in a separate ceremony.

Democratic congressional representatives Nita Lowey and Sean Patrick Maloney are among those from the Hudson Valley who are attending Mario Cuomo’s funeral. Here’s Maloney.

HV Congressman Speaks To NY Fracking Ban

Dec 18, 2014
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A Hudson Valley congressman is weighing in with his view of Wednesday’s decision from top state administration officials to ban fracking in New York.

Governor Andrew Cuomo’s administration is banning hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, in New York, citing concerns about health and environmental risks. Democratic Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney says his views on the issue have not changed.

HV Congressmen Call On NY Governor To Sign Lyme Bill

Dec 4, 2014
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Two New York congressmen are the latest voices calling for Governor Andrew Cuomo to sign legislation concerning Lyme disease treatment as state lawmakers wonder about the holdup.

Hudson Valley Congressmen Chris Gibson, a Republican, and Sean Patrick Maloney, a Democrat, have teamed up to urge Governor Cuomo to sign legislation the state legislature passed in June that would essentially expand treatment options for patients suffering from Lyme and other tick-borne illnesses. Here’s Gibson.

  President Obama has turned to executive action on immigration reform.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York representative Sean Patrick Maloney tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock there should be a Congressional fix. 

  Democrats have stuck with their House leader through thick and thin.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York representative Sean Patrick Maloney discusses Nancy Pelosi’s staying power with WAMC’s Alan Chartock. 

  In one of the closest races this cycle, a Hudson Valley Democrat won his second term.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York representative Sean Patrick Maloney tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock it’s time to get back to work. 

Hayworth Concedes 18th Congressional District Race

Nov 5, 2014
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The tight race in New York’s 18th Congressional District has drawn to a close, even though it took until the morning after election night for it to be called.

Maloney Declares Victory; Hayworth Does Not Concede

Nov 5, 2014
WAMC, Allison Dunne

The incumbent in New York’s 18th Congressional District has declared victory, but his opponent is not conceding. The results in the rematch portray an even tighter race than in 2012.

Democratic Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney declared victory shortly before midnight Election night.

“Across four counties and scores of communities large and small and firehouses and church basements, once more the people have spoken, the campaign is over and we have won this race.” 

Maloney Declares Victory, Hayworth Not Conceding

Nov 5, 2014
WAMC, Allison Dunne

In New York’s 18th Congressional District, incumbent Democrat Sean Patrick Maloney delivered a victory speech, but his opponent is not conceding.

Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney leads Republican Nan Hayworth by 1,744 votes, according to unofficial results. Maloney delivered a victory speech in Newburgh shortly before midnight.

“Across four counties and scores of communities large and small and firehouses and church basements, once more the people have spoken, the campaign is over and we have won this race.” 

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