NEW YORK, NY - Today, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY) spoke at a public hearing following Pricewaterhouse Coopers's presentation of its study on the feasability of consolidating or closing the Manhattan and Brooklyn VA Hospitals (Rep. Maloney's statement). U.S. Veterans Administration Secretary Jim Nicholson, acting on the recommendation of the VA CARES Commission, authorized the study, which sets forth and evaluates nine options for consolidating or closing the facilities.
WASHINGTON, DC - Today, upon the release of a Government Accountability Office (GAO) study on the effectiveness of medical monitoring programs for 9/11 health effects, Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney (D-NY), who requested the GAO study with Congressman Christopher Shays (R-CT), provided the following responses:
News of Program’s Disappearance Comes as Administration’s Attempt to Take Back $125 Million In 9/11 Workers’ Aid Advances
WASHINGTON, DC - In response to repeated requests for information by Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services recently admitted that a medical monitoring program for federal 9/11 responders disappeared in 2003 against all anticipated protocol and medical expectations.