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Carolyn Maloney

Equal Means Equal: Why the ERA Must Be Passed

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 05.06.2016 | Politics
Marcia G. Yerman

As members of Congress -- as well as one candidate for the presidency -- repeatedly speak about rolling back women's reproductive rights, it's time to take a hard look at the actual status of women in the United States.

Why Women Can't Be Paid Like Men: Blame It on Rosie the Riveter

Joanna L. Krotz | Posted 05.02.2016 | Business
Joanna L. Krotz

The pace of change remains glacial. Women continue to earn less than men in all ten fields monitored by the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, as of July 2015, including management, professional, service and farming sectors.

Unequal Pay's Lasting Legacy: Lost Income From Your 1st Day at Work Until the Day You Die

Max Richtman | Posted 04.13.2016 | Women
Max Richtman

It's certainly not news that American women continue to earn less than men for the same work, typically 79 cents on the dollar. But what's less understood is the devastating impact those lost wages have over time.

Congress Finally Passes A 9/11 Health Bill

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 12.18.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Over 14 years after extremists hijacked airplanes to perpetrate the worst terrorist attacks on U.S. soil in history, Congress voted Frid...

We're This Close To Getting A Permanent Health Bill For 9/11 Responders

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 12.15.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A new bill to aid ailing 9/11 responders was on the cusp of completion Tuesday, with legislators and staff scrambling to tie up the last...

Congress Shorted 9/11 Responders By $12 Billion

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 11.13.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- When Congress rushed to finish a 9/11 health and compensation bill in 2010, just before Christmas, supporters of the legislation were fo...

Watch Jason Chaffetz React As He’s Accused Of 'Beating Up On A Woman' Over Her Pay

The Huffington Post | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 10.04.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-N.Y.) laid into Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) on Tuesday for grilling Planned Parenthood president Cecile Richard...

Climate-Change Deniers Can't Be Fiscal Hawks

Rep. Carolyn Maloney | Posted 05.19.2015 | Green
Rep. Carolyn Maloney

What is oddest about opposition to action to address climate change is the implications for another priority of the Republican party: deficit reduction. The bury-your-head-in-the-sand approach won't make extreme weather events driven by a changing climate go away, but it will ensure that our response is uncoordinated, less proactive, and far more expensive.

Amanda Terkel

Lone House Democratic Co-Sponsor Of Trafficking Bill Jumps Ship Over Anti-Abortion Provision

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 03.18.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Republicans just lost the one Democratic co-sponsor they had on a bill aimed at curbing human trafficking. Rep. Carolyn Malone...

Dave Jamieson

Democrats Want To Guarantee Your Right To Seek A Flexible Work Schedule

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 03.18.2015 | Politics

Democrats in the House and Senate plan to introduce a bill Wednesday that would guarantee workers the right to request flexible work arrangements with...

Maxwell Tani

House Democrats Want Republican Women To Help Pass Paid Leave Legislation

HuffingtonPost.com | Maxwell Tani | Posted 01.26.2015 | Politics

Though GOP lawmakers generally panned the proposals in last week's State of the Union address, House Democrats are hoping that a coalition of Republic...

Maloney Re-Elected

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine and Paige Lavender | Posted 11.04.2014 | Politics

Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-N.Y.) was re-elected to Congress in New York's 12th congressional district on Tuesday. Maloney, who was first elected to Co...

Why Is Mayor De Blasio Breaking 4 Promises Within 400 Yards of His Own Home? Part Four: Low-Income Housing

Matthew Chapman | Posted 12.07.2014 | New York
Matthew Chapman

Yorkville and East Harlem already have some of the worst pollution and highest asthma rates in the city, and now 100 to 500 extra diesel trucks are going to roar through an entirely residential neighborhood to dump their loads in a stinking, two acre, heavy-duty industrial facility in front of public housing.

Almost 60 Years After the War, U.S. Women Lag Behind Japan

Martha Burk | Posted 08.13.2014 | Politics
Martha Burk

U.S. women still wait -- we do not have equal rights in our Constitution. Oh sure, we have some statutes outlawing discrimination, but they've already been weakened by the courts and can be overturned outright at any time by an increasingly hostile Congress.

Tyler Kingkade

Republicans So Far Have Ignored Conservative Pundits On Campus Rape

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 07.31.2014 | College

A flurry of legislation filed this week aiming to address college sexual assault suggests Republican lawmakers have ignored conservative pundits' insi...

Dave Jamieson

The Horrifying Struggles Of Breastfeeding Moms Who Need To Pump At Work

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 07.29.2014 | Parents

Complaints filed with the Labor Department show that breastfeeding mothers can face serious hardships when they need to pump at work, including lost w...

Shrimp Supply Tainted With Modern Slavery: Why Global Business Transparency Is Needed

Katie Shay | Posted 08.27.2014 | Impact
Katie Shay

Americans love shrimp. In fact, we love it so much that we eat it more than any other seafood, and almost more than tuna and salmon combined. However, that love comes with a price -- and a steep one at that.

An Epidemic of Gun Silence

Rep. Carolyn Maloney | Posted 07.21.2014 | Politics
Rep. Carolyn Maloney

Guns will kill almost twice as many children as cancer. Gun violence costs our country an estimated $174 billion every year. Next year, for the first time, gun deaths will exceed traffic fatalities. It doesn't have to be this way.

Lawmakers Go After French Rail Company Involved In Holocaust

The Huffington Post | Christopher Mathias | Posted 04.29.2014 | Politics

Two New York City lawmakers say the city shouldn't do business with a French rail company that transported 76,000 people to Nazi concentration camps d...

'Talking Trash' Report Slams NYC's Expensive and Environmentally Outdated Garbage Plan

Matthew Chapman | Posted 04.21.2014 | New York
Matthew Chapman

For the first time in a decade-long fight against a garbage site slated to be built in surreal proximity to public housing, a report has been published that exposes not just the absurdity of this one site, but the absurdities and weaknesses of the entire plan it is a part of.

Farah Mohamed

Syria's Women Demand A Voice In The Debate

HuffingtonPost.com | Farah Mohamed | Posted 09.20.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Imagine the gruesomeness of it. Dead bodies cut into from the side. Organs removed, harvested, leaving the remains of something -- someo...

OCC Ya! The Government Agency That Should Fine Itself

Adam Levin | Posted 06.19.2013 | Business
Adam Levin

Let's face it. The biggest bank regulator in the U.S. is an abject failure. Worse, it's costing us oodles of money, and not just from bounced checks.

NY Rep.: I Received Death Threats Over Gun Control Support

Posted 04.03.2013 | New York

Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-N.Y.) says she received death threats at her Manhattan office Tuesday over a piece of proposed gun control legislation. Acc...

The Bernanke Fed's Printing Press Explosion Now Exceeds Two Trillion Dollars

Robert Auerbach | Posted 06.02.2013 | Business
Robert Auerbach

Bernanke and most of his colleagues say they are fighting unemployment and see no inflation. They actually may be targeting stagflation: high unemployment and high inflation.

Which Members of Congress Are Standing Up for Economic Decency - and Which 'Progressives' Aren't

Norman Solomon | Posted 05.13.2013 | Politics
Norman Solomon

If you don't see the name of your Congress member on that list, you live in a House district without a representative standing up for economic decency.