On Politics: Queens Gazette Roundup
‘CONFLICT OF INTEREST: REINSTATE FORMER DOT IG NOW’:On May 18 Congressmembers Carolyn B. Maloney, the Chairwoman of the Committee on Oversight and Reform, Peter A. DeFazio, the Chair of the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, and Gerald E. Connolly, the Chair of the Oversight and Reform Subcommittee on Government Operations, sent a letter to Secretary of Transportation Elaine L. Chao opposing President Donald Trump’s removal of former Acting Inspector General Mitch Behm and demanding he be reinstated immediately.
URGE CONGRESSIONAL SUPPORT OF USPS:Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12) joined Speaker Nancy Pelosi in sending a letter on May 19 to House Colleagues to emphasize the importance of preserving United States Postal Service.
GLOBAL KLEPTOCRACY & CORRUPTION:Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), primary sponsor of H.R. 2513, the Corporate Transparency Act, on May 20 joined the Wilson Center’s Kennan Institute for its webcast: How Congress is Taking on Global Kleptocracy and Corruption. Extracts from Maloney’s remarks, as prepared for delivery, are below.
MALONEY ENDORSED:Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney (D-Queens, Manhattan, Brooklyn) received the following endorsements for reelection to NY-12: NYSNA, Rep. Maxine Waters, Rep. Katie Porter and more.