Press Releases

Sep 15, 2004 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - Today, the House Republican leadership announced its timeline for action on the 9/11 Commission recommendations, which includes passage of legislation by late September. Reps. Christopher Shays (R-CT) and Carolyn Maloney (D-NY), co-chairs of the 9/11 Commission Caucus and lead sponsors of the 9/11 Commission Implementation Act (H.R. 5040) in the House, praised the projection of speedy consideration for legislation and restated their hope and expectation that the process to pass legislation is open and fair. Shays and Maloney released the following joint statement:
Sep 13, 2004 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Former President Bill Clinton, who turned 58 on August 19 and is currently recovering from heart surgery, was honored by a Congressional resolution marking his birthday that passed the U.S. House of Representative today (H Res 717). The resolution, sponsored by Rep. Carolyn Maloney (NY-14), also came with wishes for good health on the House floor today.

Sep 10, 2004 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - In response to a report published today by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, showing high levels of lasting illness among rescue and recovery workers to the September 11, 2001 attacks, Congresswoman Maloney released the following statement:

Sep 9, 2004 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Representatives Christopher Shays (R-CT), Chairman of the Subcommittee on National Security, Emerging Threats and International Relations, and Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) introduced the 9/11 Commission Report Implementation Act.
Sep 9, 2004 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - The House of Representatives was poised to pass a Labor-Health and Human Services Appropriations bill (HR 5006) today that would zero out the Women’s Educational Equity Act (WEEA) after 30 years of ensuring that women and men, girls and boys are treated equally and fairly in school. On the House floor, Rep. Carolyn Maloney (NY-14), along with Reps. Lynn Woolsey (CA-06) and Loretta Sanchez (CA-47) offered an amendment to fund WEEA at last year’s level - $3 million. The measure successfully passed the House.
Sep 8, 2004 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - Today, at a Congressional hearing about the health effects of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY) assessed the federal response to widespread illness and injury caused by the disaster, saying:
Sep 7, 2004 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Representatives Christopher Shays (R-CT), Chairman of the Subcommittee on National Security, Emerging Threats and International Relations, and Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) announced they will introduce the House version of the 9/11 Commission Report Implementation Act. In addition, Shays and Maloney announced that they will introduce a resolution to amend House rules, reorganizing Congressional oversight of intelligence and homeland security to make it more effective and efficient, as recommended by the 9/11 Commission.

Sep 1, 2004 Press Release
NEW YORK, NY - With President Bush set to visit New York City firefighters in Queens tonight, Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney (NY) released the following statement and provided President Bush with a map and directions to a nearby closed fire station in Queens:
Aug 30, 2004 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Despite reports today suggesting that the Census Bureau has ended its policy of supplying law enforcement with information on Arab-Americans, Rep. Carolyn Maloney (NY-14), former Ranking Member of the House Census Subcommittee, says that while a level of bureaucracy was added, not much has changed. During the Bush Administration, Census Bureau employees have freely supplied the Department of Homeland Security with information on where Arab-Americans live. Under the new policy announced today, an Associate Director of the Bureau must now approve such an action.

Aug 25, 2004 Press Release
NEW YORK, NY - In response to news today of renewed accusations against those who fought for federal recovery aid after 9/11 as involved in an “unseemly scramble for dollars,” Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney (NY) released the following statement, along with a list of the unmet needs from 9/11 that Congress and the President could still take action on:

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