Press Releases

Oct 6, 2004 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - In a statement on the House floor on October 6, 2004 in celebration of OXI Day Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney said:
Oct 5, 2004 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Representatives Christopher Shays (R-CT) and Carolyn Maloney (D-NY), Co-Chairs of the 9/11 Commission Caucus, are asking the House Rules Committee to make in order an amendment to H.R. 10 in the nature of a substitute when H.R. 10 is considered on the House floor later this week. The bill is a combination of the Collins-Lieberman bill and the McCain-Lieberman bill, making it a comprehensive piece of legislation which mirrors the 9/11 Commission’s recommendations. The legislation has been endorsed by the 9/11 Commission and 9/11 Family Steering Committee.

Oct 4, 2004 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - In a statement on the House floor on October 4, 2004 on H.Res. 774, commending the people and government of Greece for successful completion of the 2004 summer Olympic games Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-14) said:

Sep 30, 2004 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Members of the Bipartisan 9/11 Commission Caucus, the 9/11 Commission and the 9/11 Family Steering Committee joined together again today to call for a rule allowing amendments to H.R. 10.

Sep 30, 2004 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - To address the 9/11 Commission’s recommendation that congressional oversight ought to be consolidated and strengthened, Reps. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) and Christopher Shays (R-CT) have proposed changes to the House Rules to reorganize Congress (PDF). The Rules changes would include three main actions:
Sep 24, 2004 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - The Chairs of the 9/11 Commission Caucus will introduce in the House the Collins-Lieberman National Intelligence Reform Act, as reported out of the Senate Governmental Affairs Committee.
Sep 23, 2004 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Reps. Christopher Shays (R-CT) and Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) were joined by Family Steering Committee members today urging the House to pass a "clean" bill based on the 9/11 Commission report and legislation introduced by Senators Collins and Lieberman.

Sep 22, 2004 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - Americans living overseas may be shut out of voting in the coming elections. The Pentagon is blocking access to the Federal Voting Assistance Program (FVAP) website for internet service providers in 25 countries, claiming that it needs to protect this website from hackers. Americans in countries including Great Britain, France, Spain, and Japan are unable to access this site, violating the program’s mission to help Americans overseas vote.
Sep 22, 2004 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Representative Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-14) applauded the Senate Judiciary Committee for passing S. 1700, the “Advancing Justice Through DNA Technology Act of 2003” out of committee. The legislation, which will bring long overdue justice to rape victims and their families, passed the House of Representatives overwhelmingly on November 5, 2003, 357-67.

Sep 20, 2004 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - The Department of Commerce, responding to a request from the Department of Homeland Security, entered into an agreement to provide the Mexican government access to U.S. Census Bureau data on the value of exports. Leading Democrats on the House Government Reform Committee are urging Commerce Secretary Don Evans, who authorized the data sharing, to halt the practice (PDF).

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