Rep. Carolyn Maloney

As part of the East Side Access megaproject, the MTA is building a new concourse for the Long Island Rail Road under Grand Central Terminal. This photo shows progress as of October 2013. (credit: Metropolitan Transportation Authority/Patrick Cashin)

MTA Receives $203M In Additional Funding For East Side Access Project

The MTA is building tunnels and tracks under Manhattan so that the Long Island Rail Road can connect to Grand Central Terminal.

09/27/2014

Mayor Bill de Blasio and other elected officials call for the renewal of the Zadroga Act on Sept. 8, 2014. (credit: Getty Images)

Local Leaders Urging Reauthorization Of Zadroga Act

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, Rep. Carolyn Maloney, Rep. Jerrold Nadler and Rep. Peter King joined Mayor Bill de Blasio in lower Manhattan to call for the reauthorization of the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act.

09/08/2014

Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer, other elected officials and activists gather for a Women's Equality Day event at City Hall on Aug. 26, 2014. (credit: Getty Images)

Activists, Officials Call For More Women To Register To Vote

Tuesday marked the 94th anniversary of the certification of the 19th Amendment, which gave women the right to vote.

08/26/2014

Rep. Carolyn Maloney (credit: 1010 WINS/Juliet Papa)

Rep. Carolyn Maloney Rallies To Save Government-Run Export-Import Bank

U.S. Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-N.Y.) on Saturday joined business owners and employees in a rally to save the Export-Import Bank from closing.

07/19/2014

Security has  been tightened at international airports amid concerns about a terror threat involving undetected explosives. (Credit: CBS 2)

Worries About Undetected Bombs Prompt Tighter Security In Foreign Airports

The concern is that al Qaeda in Yemen is developing a bomb that could get around traditional airport security, outside of the U.S.

07/03/2014

Randy Jones of the Village People speaks at a news conference April 14, 2014, in Manhattan. (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Gay Couples Celebrate Joint Filings On Eve Of Tax Deadline

When the Supreme Court struck down the Defense of Marriage Act last summer, it paved the way for gay couples to filed their taxes as married.

04/14/2014

Rep. Carolyn Maloney (credit: 1010 WINS/Juliet Papa)

Rep. Maloney Pushes Bill That Would Send IRS Against Human Traffickers

A human trafficking survivor joined U.S. Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-N.Y.) Saturday to advocate for a bill that would send the IRS after pimps and traffickers for tax evasion, and provide aid and protection to survivors.

03/22/2014

Rep. Carolyn Maloney joined Ukrainian New Yorkers for a rally on Saturday. (Credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Rep. Maloney Rallies Alongside Ukrainian New Yorkers Ahead Of Crimea Referendum

Dozens of Ukrainians sang their national anthem with the United Nations as a backdrop shortly after Russia vetoed a resolution that declared Sunday’s referendum on the future of Crimea illegal.

03/15/2014

Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney stands with Ukrainian children in Manhattan. (Credit Eileen Lehpamer/1010 WINS)

Rep. Maloney Pledges That U.S. Will Stand By Ukraine As Crisis Continues

In New York, Rep. Carolyn Maloney, joined the Ukranian Congress Committee of America, and New Yorkers with loved ones in Ukraine to discuss the ongoing crisis.

03/08/2014

Rep. Carolyn Maloney at her home in Manhattan on Nov. 11, 2013. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Rep. Carolyn Maloney Wants Hillary Clinton To Run For President In 2016

New York Sen. Charles Schumer has already thrown his support to Hillary Rodham Clinton for a 2016 presidential run.

11/11/2013

Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Maloney: New Yorkers Could Soon See Flood Insurance Rates Skyrocket

U.S. Reps. Carolyn Maloney and Nydia Velazquez (D-N.Y.) warned Sunday a dramatic increase that could soon be facing New Yorkers.

10/27/2013

Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-N.Y.), with furloughed workers, Oct. 14, 2013. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Furloughed New York City Workers To Congress: ‘End This Shutdown Now’

Tens of thousands of federal workers in New York City continue to feel the impact as the partial government shutdown continues.

10/14/2013

Dust fills the area around the World Trade Center as the Twin Towers collapse - New York, NY - Sep 11, 2001 (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Deadline To Register For 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund Fast Approaching

The $2.8 billion Victim Compensation Fund will be divided among those who register and are eligible for benefits.

09/09/2013

An image grab taken from a video shows an opposition fighter firing an rocket propelled grenade (RPG) on August 26, 2013 during clashes with regime forces over the strategic area of Khanasser, situated on the only road linking Aleppo to central Syria. (credit: SALAH AL-ASHKAR/AFP/Getty Images)

Local Lawmakers Urge Restraint As U.S. Mulls Action In Syria

The junior senator on Tuesday called for the Obama administration to exercise restraint as it considers its response to Syria following allegations it used chemical weapons in its civil war.

08/28/2013

Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) (credit: maloney.house.gov)

Rep. Maloney: Second Avenue Subway Project Must Be Completed On Time

U.S. Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-N.Y.) on Monday gave the overall progress on the Second Avenue Subway project a B plus.

07/29/2013

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