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Lowey Announces $42.8 Million in Federal Emergency Preparedness Grants for New York Area Transit...

Congresswoman Nita Lowey (Westchester/Rockland), the Ranking Member on the House Appropriations Committee, today announced $42,895,811 million in FY2015 Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) emergency preparedness grants for the Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA) and the New York/New Jersey Port Authority, an increase of $11,055,336 over last year’s allocation.

Top Five Challenges in the Final 18 Months of Construction for Second Avenue Subway

Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12), Council Member Dan Garodnick (District 4), Council Member Ben Kallos (District 5), New York State Democratic Committee Vice Chair Trudy L. Mason, and representatives from Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer and Assemblymember Rebecca Seawright issued a list of the top five challenges that could delay completion of phase 1 of the 2nd Avenue Subway

Greenpoint Landing Associates, L+M Development Partners and City Officials Break Ground on Affordable Housing...

Greenpoint Landing Associates and L+M Development Partners, together with New York City’s Deputy Mayor for Housing and Economic Development Alicia Glen, Housing, Preservation & Development Commissioner Vicki Been, Housing Development Corporation President Gary Rodney, Department of Buildings Commissioner Rick Chandler, Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney, Deputy Brooklyn Borough President Diana Reyna, and Council Member Stephen Levin today marked the progress of Greenpoint Landing, the mixed-income 22-acre development along the East River set to transform a section of long-underutilized Greenpoint waterfront

Lowey Announces $29 Million in Federal Funds for Schools in New York’s 17th Congressional...

Congresswoman Nita Lowey (Westchester/Rockland), the Ranking Member on the House Appropriations Committee, today announced $29,498,111 in FY2015 Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) Title I program funding for schools in New York’s 17th Congressional District (NY-17), which includes parts of Westchester County and all of Rockland County. This year’s funding is an increase over the previous year’s allocation.

Lowey Announces $549,000 in Federal Grants for Westchester County Airport Improvement Projects

Congresswoman Nita Lowey (Westchester/Rockland), the Ranking Member on the House Appropriations Committee, today announced $549,000 in federal grants from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to Westchester County Airport for road rehabilitation and drainage improvements

Rep. Maloney applauds CFPB for TRID implementation delay

Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), a senior member of the House Financial Services Committee, today released the following statement in reaction to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s decision to delay implementation of the Truth in Lending Act (TILA) – Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA) Integrated Disclosure (TRID) regulation

Maloney statement on official groundbreaking of the Cornell Tech Campus on Roosevelt Island

I am delighted to celebrate the groundbreaking for Cornell Tech, a project that will create tens of thousands of jobs, both during construction and as students start creating new start-ups. When Mayor Bloomberg first proposed this idea of a new applied sciences school, I worked incredibly hard to build support to bring it to Roosevelt Island, and I am thrilled that the project is officially in the ground.

Lowey Highlights Adverse Impact of Highway Trust Fund Expiration on Ashford Avenue Bridge Construction...

Congresswoman Nita Lowey (Westchester/Rockland), the Ranking Member on the House Appropriations Committee, today was joined by elected, labor, and business representatives to highlight how Congressional failure to enact a long-term reauthorization of the Highway Trust Fund, which is set to expire May 31, would adversely impact the Ashford Avenue Bridge construction project in Dobbs Ferry and thousands of transportation projects throughout the country.

Lowey Announces $3.8 Million in Federal Grants for Expanded Westchester and Rockland Early Head...

Congresswoman Nita M. Lowey (Westchester/Rockland), the Ranking Member on the House Appropriations Committee, today announcedmore than $3.8 million in new Early Head Start grants from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to organizations in the Lower Hudson Valley

Maloney statement on FHA Refinance Amendment

WASHINGTON, DC - March 3, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) today introduced an amendment to H.R. 830, "FHA Refinance Program Termination Act", sponsored by Rep Robert J. Dold (R-IL), to require 500,000 additional underwater mortgages be refinanced by the Federal Housing Administration before the refinance program is terminated. Maloney made the following statement in introducing the amendment today in a markup on the bill before the House Financial Services Committee: