Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney

Hudson Valley News
12:41 pm
Wed December 4, 2013

NY Congressman's Telephone Town Hall Included Talk About Rail Safety

The aftermath of Sunday’s fatal train derailment prompted questions from half the callers in a New York congressman’s telephone town hall Tuesday night.

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Hudson Valley News
9:40 pm
Tue December 3, 2013

NY Congressman Introduces A Bill To Help Finance Automated Train System

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A New York congressman is introducing legislation to help railroads invest in technology that the NTSB says could have prevented Sunday’s fatal Metro-North derailment in the Bronx.  

As National Transportation Safety Board investigators piece together information from Sunday’s Metro-North Hudson Line derailment in the Bronx, some data have already emerged. Here’s the NTSB’s Earl Weener during a press conference Monday.

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Hudson Valley News
12:12 pm
Tue December 3, 2013

NY Congressman To Hold Telephone Town Hall

A New York congressman will hold a telephone town hall Tuesday evening. One of the topics will be Sunday’s fatal Metro-North derailment in the Bronx.

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Hudson Valley News
12:45 am
Fri November 22, 2013

Orange County Receives Farm-To-School Grant

A New York congressman and a county executive say federal money will help schools purchase local produce.

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Hudson Valley News
5:37 pm
Thu November 21, 2013

Two HV Congressmen Vote The Same On A Fracking Bill

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Two New York congressmen from the Hudson Valley voted against legislation that would prohibit federal oversight of fracking.

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Hudson Valley News
9:15 am
Wed November 13, 2013

NY Congressman To Hold Telephone Town Hall With Senior Citizens

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A New York congressman Wednesday morning is holding a telephone town hall focused on issues affecting senior citizens.

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Hudson Valley News
3:47 pm
Sun November 10, 2013

Joint Response Is Planned To Anti-Semitism Allegations In A HV School District

A New York congressman and state attorney general are pledging to push for coordinated federal and state response to allegations of religious discrimination and bullying in a school district in the Hudson Valley.

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Hudson Valley News
11:03 am
Sat November 2, 2013

Congressional Reps Applaud Loan Approval For New Tappan Zee

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Two Hudson Valley congressional representatives praised Thursday’s announcement that the federal government has approved an up to $1.6 billion low interest loan for construction of a new Tappan Zee Bridge in the lower Hudson Valley.

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Hudson Valley News
9:39 am
Thu October 3, 2013

NY Congressman Requests No Pay During Shutdown

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A New York congressman from the Hudson Valley has requested that his pay be withheld in light of the partial federal government shutdown.

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Hudson Valley News
2:40 pm
Thu September 19, 2013

Two NY Congressmen Will Vote The Same On Nutrition Bill

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U.S. House members are expected to vote later this afternoon on a bill that would cut billions of dollars in nutrition programs over 10 years.  Two New York congressmen from the Hudson Valley will vote the same way.

The Nutrition Reform and Work Opportunity Act cuts some $40 billion from the national food stamp program, known as SNAP, or Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program. It’s a Republican sponsored bill that was broken away from the Farm Bill over the summer. Here’s GOP Congressman Chris Gibson.

“I’ll be voting no on the SNAP measure," says Gibson.

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