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“Israel has the right to defend itself. Hamas cannot be allowed to fire rockets into Israeli territory, putting at risk innocent civilians, without facing the consequences. The United States should stand with Israel as it weakens the terrorist organization’s capabilities to launch these attacks. Hamas must end its destructive campaign against Israel so that negotiations to achieve a lasting peace can resume.” ###
WASHINGTON - Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), co-chair of the Congressional Human Trafficking Caucus, applauded President Bush today for signing into law H.R. 7311, the “William Wilberforce Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act.” H.R. 7311 is historic legislation that will combat human trafficking in the United States and around the world.
Hellenic Caucus Co-Chairs Send Letter Expressing Concern about Credit Card Portraying Star of Vergina
WASHINGTON – Today, Representatives Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-14) and Gus Bilirakis (FL-9), co-chairs of the Congressional Caucus on Hellenic Issues sent the following letter to Joseph Saunders, Chairman and CEO of Visa, Inc., expressing concern about the possible use of the Star of Vergina on a credit card issued by UMB Bank on behalf of the “United Macedonian Diaspora.”
WASHINGTON, Nov. 12 – Development programs to promote women’s rights must work within cultures to bring about change rather than trying to impose change from above," Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) said today.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) released the following statement today on the Bush Administration’s decision to again block the United States’ contribution to the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA):
WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) and Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on International Organizations, Human Rights and Oversight Chairman William D. Delahunt (D-MA) introduced legislation today (H. Con. Res 380) to commend The United Nations (UN) on its 63 years of good work.
WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) released the following statement today after the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Fiscal Year 2008 Emergency Supplemental Act.
WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), co-founder and co-chair of the Human Trafficking Caucus, delivered the following prepared remarks at the public release of a new report by the AFL-CIO allied Solidarity Center that details appalling human rights and worker abuses in the international seafood industry. To read the full report, click here.
Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) yesterday delivered a statement on the floor of the House of Representatives expressing her view that the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) must cease using the name “Republic of Macedonia,” adopt a name mutually acceptable to both countries, and end its use of propaganda before it is admitted to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO). Rep. Maloney, Co-Chair of the Congressional Caucus on Hellenic Issues, also said that the “negotiation process among representatives from Greece and the FYROM should continue, and I hope that a settlement can be reached soon."
WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) today joined a majority in the House of Representatives and backed legislation that will redeploy our troops and offer a new direction for Iraq. The Orderly and Responsible Iraq Redeployment Appropriations Act (H.R. 4156) was approved by a vote of 218 to 203.