WASHINGTON, DC - Rep. Carolyn Maloney (Queens & Manhattan) has successfully procured $1 million in federal funding for a project to reduce traffic congestion and encourage biking, walking and the use of mass transit in and around Queens Plaza. The money was included in the Omnibus Appropriations bill that passed Congress on Friday (HR 4818), and will implement the first phase of a Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality (CMAQ) project aimed at improving air quality and minimizing vehicular traffic.
WASHINGTON, DC - In a statement on the House floor on November 17, 2004 in recognition of Greece’s outstanding performance in hosting the 2004 summer Olympics Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney (NY 14) said:
NEW YORK, NY - Veteran’s Day ceremonies aboard the U.S.S. Intrepid were made more solemn today, by news of the arrival in New York City of fallen U.S. soldier Lance Cpl. Jeffrey Lam, 22, of Oakland Gardens, Queens, who died in Iraq on Monday, November 8, 2004.