Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney

Hudson Valley News
8:23 am
Wed January 28, 2015

HV Congressman's Anti-Human Trafficking Bill Passes House

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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.

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WAMC News
8:39 am
Wed January 21, 2015

Local Officials' Reactions To President Obama's State Of The Union Speech

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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Hudson Valley News
7:22 am
Fri January 16, 2015

NY Congressman Aims To Reform Veterans Affairs' Job Program

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

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Hudson Valley News
2:00 pm
Tue January 6, 2015

Two NY Congressional Reps Reflect Upon Time Working With Mario Cuomo

From 1984, when Nita Lowey was NYS assistant secretary of state and Mario Cuomo was governor. The photo autographed by Mario Cuomo reads, “Now listen to me and you’ll be ok." Mario 1984.”
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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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Hudson Valley News
7:12 am
Tue January 6, 2015

HV Congressional Reps To Attend Mario Cuomo's Funeral

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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.

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Hudson Valley News
4:45 pm
Thu December 18, 2014

HV Congressman Speaks To NY Fracking Ban

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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.

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Hudson Valley News
1:26 pm
Thu December 4, 2014

HV Congressmen Call On NY Governor To Sign Lyme Bill

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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.

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Congressional Corner
10:49 am
Tue November 25, 2014

Congressional Corner With Sean Patrick Maloney

  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. 

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Mon November 24, 2014

Congressional Corner With Sean Patrick Maloney

  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. 

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Fri November 21, 2014

Congressional Corner With Sean Patrick Maloney

  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. 

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