Chair of @OversightDems. Progressive fmr teacher fighting for #Manhattan, #Brooklyn & #Queens (#NY12). Proud to wear FDNY coat to #renew911VCF! DMs open She/Her

New York City
Joined February 2011
I just joined @gillibrandny to announce she is re-introducing my anti-gun trafficking legislation in Hadiya Pendleton’s honor in the Senate. This bill will help us #EndGunViolence so that we do not lose one more person. #HonorWithAction
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Michelle Go’s death was a preventable tragedy. This morning, I stood with @ManhattanBeep and fellow elected officials calling for screens at the Times Square Subway Station.
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Today—exactly two years after Virginia ratified the ERA on January 27th, 2020—the ERA becomes legally enforceable. This morning, I joined the @ERAcoalition to call on @POTUS to direct the Archivist of the US to complete the process of certifying and publishing the ERA.
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I joined @RepAOC and dozens of my colleagues in bringing the shortcomings of the otherwise exceptional free test program to @POTUS’s attention. People living in multi-family dwellings need access to these tests.
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Madam C.J. Walker was an entrepreneur, philanthropist, & political & social activist. She is recorded as the first female self-made millionaire in America. This child of sharecroppers became one of the 20th century’s most successful, self-made women entrepreneurs. #InspiredByHer
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Isabella Goodwin was the 1st female detective in NYC. She was ‘the best-known woman sleuth in the U.S,' (@BklynEagle, 1915). The NYPD hired her after she was widowed, which happened often for wives of deceased & ailing officers to help them support their families. #InspiredByHer
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It’s NYC ‘winter outing’! Get vaccinated and boosted to visit all NYC has to offer from Broadway to great restaurants. It was my honor to kick off the event by joining @NYCMayor, @nycgo, and Broadway stars to light up the @EmpireStateBldg.
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Please join my office and @LegalAidNYC this Wednesday for an info session on NY’s record sealing and expungement laws. You can sign up to participate at: bit.ly/MaloneyLASinfo
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Today I led a letter w/ @RepAOC, @RepRaskin, and @RepKatiePorter to the FDA urging it to reassess its blood donation policies which have had the discriminatory effect of preventing gay and bi men from safely donating blood amid a national blood shortage.
NEW: Chairs @RepMaloney & @RepRaskin, @RepAOC, & @RepKatiePorter sent a letter urging @US_FDA to reassess its recommended three-month blanket deferral period that prevents gay & bisexual men from safely donating blood amid a national blood shortage.oversight.house.gov/news/pre…
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The area around Astoria Houses has a higher Covid death rate than the rest of Queens and NYC. With #Omicron surging and boosters recommended for all NYers, we must ensure residents have access, which is why I’ve been fighting to bring a mobile health unit there! #ComingSoon
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"Will we choose democracy over autocracy, light over shadow, justice over injustice? I know where I stand. I will not yield. I will not flinch. I will defend the right to vote and our democracy against all enemies foreign and domestic." I STAND WITH @POTUS! RT if you do too!✋
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Exciting news: today, Maya Angelou became the first Black woman to appear on a quarter! The women who shaped American history have gone unrecognized for too long—especially women of color. Proud to have supported @RepBarbaraLee’s bill to honor their legacies. #InspiredByHer
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I’m thrilled that the @vbgcq will be receiving a major donation for the construction of a science lab and STEM programming. Children are the future & I can think of no better way to support them & our 🌎 than providing resources in science, technology, engineering, & mathematics.
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Starting TODAY: There is a NEW #COVID19 Test Site at 107 Avenue B. I am partnering with @HarveyForNY, @SomosCare, and lower Manhattan elected officials to make testing as easy and accessible as possible throughout the Omicron surge.
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⁓3:30 AM: I take one last look at the Capitol before leaving with my staff. Our democracy, like the building, is deeply damaged but still standing. It is clear that January 6 will not mark the end of the attacks on our democracy.
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⁓ 11:30 AM: I return to the Capitol. As construction crews and the brave members of the Capitol Police and National Guard secure the Capitol Complex, we begin our work to protect our democracy.
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⁓ 8:15 PM: I leave the office for the first time in 10 hours and head to the Capitol building where there is food waiting for us. There is destruction all around the building. I return back to my office with a pizza for staff.
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6:00 PM: D.C. curfew comes into effect. It seems that the Capitol has been mostly cleared by this point. I begin taking calls from the press to update my constituents on what is happening. It helps to keep busy as we try to process what just happened.
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1:50 PM: We can hear loud pops from the West Front of the Capitol. Smoke begins to billow the air above the mob. A riot is officially declared.
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