Carolyn B Maloney

Born:February 19, 1946 (age 76)
Career:U.S. House of Representatives, 1993-present
New York City Council, 1982-1992
Education:Greensboro College

Carolyn B. Maloney assumed office in January 1993, representing New York's 14th District in the United States House of Representatives. Maloney is the first woman to represent New York's 14th Congressional District, the first woman to chair the Joint Economic Committee and the first woman to chair the Oversight and Reform Committee. After redistricting in 2012, Maloney was elected to serve New York's 12th District.

Maloney was born February 19, 1946, in Greensboro, North Carolina and graduated from Greensboro College. After graduation, she worked several years as a teacher and an administrator for the New York City Board of Education. In 1977, she began working for the New York State Legislature, holding senior staff positions in both the State Assembly and the State Senate

Maloney was elected to the New York City Council in 1982 and served for 10 years. She was the first woman to represent New York's 7th Council District. In the U.S. House of Representatives, Maloney was a co-founder of the House 9/11 Commission Caucus and helped author and pass many legislative bills.

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