Elected Officials, Neighborhood Organizers Launch West Siders for Maloney

March 20, 2022

Manhattan Borough President Mark Levine and Upper West Side Assemblymember Linda Rosenthal added their support to the Congresswoman’s re-election campaign

New York, NY - Today, West Side elected officials and neighborhood organizers launched West Siders for Maloney. Maloney’s newly redrawn NY-12 District includes Central Park West from 59th - 84th Streets and the east side of Columbus Avenue, as well as expanded areas of Hell’s Kitchen, Chelsea and the West Village up to 9th Ave.

“Since her earliest days in Congress, Carolyn Maloney has been a champion of progressive values — advocating for reproductive rights, advancing gun safety by taking on the NRA and fighting for NYC’s infrastructure needs through the expansion of the Second Avenue Subway. During the COVID-19 pandemic, she has helped bring in crucial funding to support our community’s response and recovery. I’m proud to endorse her for re-election this year,” said Sen. Brad Hoylman.

“Going back to her time as a teacher in East Harlem, Congresswoman Maloney has a proven track record of delivering for our East Harlem community. After becoming East Harlem’s City Councilmember, Congresswoman Maloney saved the only ATM in the neighborhood when the big banks wanted to get rid of it. Now as our Member of Congress coming back to represent our District, I know she will deliver on her promise to expand the 2nd Avenue Subway to 125th Street. I am proud to both receive the Congresswoman’s endorsement and endorse her for re-election,” said Sen. Cordell Cleare.

“Carolyn Maloney consistently delivers for New Yorkers,” said Assemblyman Richard Gottfried. “She is a proven progressive who forcefully advocates for women, the LGBTQ+ community, immigrants, and people with disabilities. She is leading the fight to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment, a founding member of the Medicare for All Caucus, and a strong supporter of the New York Health Act in the state legislature. She’s a prolific legislator and has secured billions of dollars in funding for New York. More than any other single elected official, Carolyn Maloney is responsible for getting the Second Avenue Subway built and passing the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund. We need Carolyn Maloney to continue her work in Congress for all of us!”

“From spearheading Phase 1 of the 2nd Avenue to our ongoing fight to address the ever present problem of out of control helicopter traffic over New York City, Congresswoman Maloney is a tireless voice for our city in the halls of Congress,” said Councilmember Gale Brewer. “As we continue to rebuild from the COVID-19 crisis, we need effective legislators like Carolyn in Washington who not only know what is needed for our City but also how to get things done. As the third most effective lawmaker in the nation, Carolyn knows a thing or two about delivering results, especially for New Yorkers* I enthusiastically endorse her for re-election.”

“I am proud to endorse Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney for re-election,” said Councilmember Erik Bottcher. “Time and time again, Congresswoman Maloney has shown up for our neighborhoods with her tireless commitment, proven progressive track record, and deep knowledge of how to get things done. New York City is still rebuilding from the COVID-19 crisis and in order to do so, we need federal partners who have a record of delivering federal funding like Congresswoman Maloney has done whenever our city has needed it. From leading the fight to secure $5.9 billion in direct funding for New York City in the the American Rescue Plan to help us recover from COVID-19 Pandemic to the $3.5 billion secured for the World Trade Center Health Program that is continuing to help so many of our Chelsea neighbors who were 9/11 responders and survivors, Congresswoman Maloney has been with us.”

“Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney, who I have known and respected since 1983, brings to the West Side a commitment to the values of this community, the experience and seniority of her work in Congress, and leadership in every aspect of issues facing this city from infrastructure needs to funding for COVID recovery to support for the rights of LGBTQ+ individuals, seniors, women and those with disabilities. She will add to the progressive voice that has always defined the West Side,” said Janice Shorenstein.

“As a resident of the district for over 50 years it’s exciting to finally be represented by Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney, a champion of women’s rights,” said Suzanne Jacobson.


Check out photos from the event!