Press Releases

Feb 26, 2003

World War II Veteran receives Long-Awaited Air Force Medals

Issues: Veterans

New York: Mr. Eli Footer, a Manhattan resident, received military medals from the United States government this week for his service in World War II.

Feb 26, 2003

U.S. Veteran In Korean Conflict Receives Medals for Distinguished Service

Issues: Veterans

New York: Mr. Umberto Malfa, a resident of Manhattan, received military medals from the United States government this week, for his valiant service in the Korean Conflict.

Feb 26, 2003

56 Years Later, Air Force Veteran Receives Medals of Valor

Issues: Veterans

New York: Mr. Milton D. Pryor, a resident of Manhattan, received military medals from the United States government this week, for his heroic service in World War II.

Feb 21, 2003

GAO REPORT ON CENSUS BUREAU's FAILURE TO RELEASE HOMELESS DATA

Washington, DC - Today, Representatives Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), Henry Waxman (D-CA), Danny Davis (D-IL), Dennis Kucinich (D-OH), and William Lacy Clay (D-MO) released a Report prepared by the General Accounting Office (GAO) on the Census Bureau's decision not to release data gathered during the 2000 Census on people without conventional housing. The report is titled, "Decennial Census: Methods for Collecting Data on the Homeless and Others without Conventional Housing Refinement."

Feb 21, 2003

GAO CALLS ON CENSUS TO DO MORE RESEARCH ON COUNTING HISPANICS

Washington, DC - Today, Representatives Carolyn Maloney (D-NY), Danny Davis (D-IL), William Lacy Clay (D-MO), and Charles Gonzales (D-TX) released a report conducted by the General Accounting Office (GAO) on the failure of the Census Bureau to count accurately Hispanic subgroups in the 2000 Census. The report is titled, "Decennial Census: Methods for Collecting and Reporting Hispanic Subgroup Data Need Refinement."

Feb 20, 2003

MALONEY CALLS BUSH ADMINISTRATION'S EXPANSION OF GLOBAL GAG RULE 'RECKLESS'

Washington, DC- Today, after press reports indicating that the Bush Administration plans to expand the Mexico City Policy, also known as the Global Gag Rule, to even more programs including those assisting with domestic violence, treatment of STDs, and maternal mortality, Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) released the following statement:

Feb 13, 2003

East Side Access Receives $13.5 Million in Fed Omnibus Bill

WASHINGTON: New York's East Side Access project - connecting the Long Island Railroad to Grand Central Station with a stop in Sunnyside Queens - got another significant boost today as the House and Senate finalized an omnibus appropriations bill that includes $13.5 million for the project for Fiscal Year 2003.

Feb 13, 2003

Second Ave Subway Full Steam Ahead

WASHINGTON: New York's Second Avenue subway got another significant boost today as the House and Senate finalized an omnibus appropriations bill that includes $2 million for the project for Fiscal Year 2003.

Feb 13, 2003

Terror Threat High - NY Prime Target

Issues: 911 Recovery

Washington DC: In an effort to make sure victims of potential future terrorist attacks get at least the same degree of help that was offered to those in need after 9/11, Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) and Congressman José Serrano today introduced the Mortgage and Rental Assistance Reauthorization Act of 2002 (HR 827).

Feb 13, 2003

Maloney & Hinchey Hail Advance of Full

As the House and Senate finalized an omnibus appropriations bill that includes nearly $1 billion in aid to New York City and State for September 11th related costs, Representatives Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) and Maurice Hinchey (D-NY) lauded the inclusion of the full $90 million needed for the medical monitoring of Ground Zero heroes who continue to suffer high rates of respiratory illness from the disaster. The next step for this year's bill are votes in the House and Senate, expected before . Because the bill was developed and agreed upon by House and Senate leaders, final passage of the bill is considered highly likely. After passage, the bill would require the President's signature. Current indications are that the administration supports the bill.

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