Local Issues

Nothing is more important to Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney than the quality of life in her district. She is proud of the work she has done to improve infrastructure, preserve historic neighborhoods, fight for better zoning and create schools in her district. Whether working to create an academically rigorous public high school on the Upper East Side, seeking to restore the crumbling Queens seawall or fighting for a full build Second Avenue Subway, her first priority has always been to make her district a better place to live.

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Feb 10, 1999 Press Release
NEW YORK, NY - Three members of the New York Congressional delegation, Reps. Carolyn B. Maloney, Jerrold Nadler and Edolphus Towns, have reintroduced a bill they originally introduced in the 105th Congress to regulate helicopters in New York City.  The bill, which did not pass the Republican-controlled Congress last session, will give the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) the authority to regulate helicopters in New York City. The city and state governments are powerless to control the noise caused by the city’s helicopters and heliports.
Sep 18, 1998 Press Release

Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) who has been a vocal advocate of saving the endangered Cottages on the Upper East Side, released the following statement about the impending demolition of the structure:

Sep 9, 1998 Press Release
Representative Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), a long time advocate of redeveloping Governors Island with a mix of public and private use, was alarmed to read in today's Daily News that gambling empire Caesars World and possibly other gambling companies are looking at Governors Island as a site for a casino. Maloney issued the following statement:
Aug 25, 1998 Press Release
Reps. Carolyn Maloney announced today that Community School District #3 in New York City has been selected to receive close to $2 million in funding under the Magnet Schools Assistance Program.
Aug 25, 1998 Press Release

Reps. Carolyn B. Maloney and Thomas J. Manton announced today that Community School District #30 in Queens has been selected to receive more than $2 million in funding for FY98 under the Magnet Schools Assistance Program. Over the next three years, the District is slated to receive $6.8 million, subject to Congressional appropriations.

 

Jan 21, 1998 Press Release
Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney gathered seven leading experts on child care tonight at the CUNY Graduate Center in midtown Manhattan to discuss our nation's child care system. Tonight's panelists examined how legislation before Congress and the President's recent child care proposal can make a real difference in the lives of children and their parents.
Jan 15, 1998 Press Release
Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney joined President Clinton, Mayor Giuliani and Commissioner Safir today at JFK Airport as the President announced that New York City will receive a $120 million Justice Department grant to fund 1,600 additional police officers. Today's announcement is part of the President's COPS Initiative, which has funded more than 70,000 police officers in communities across the country.
Apr 16, 1997 Press Release
After last night’s helicopter crash at the 60th Street Heliport, Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) released the following statement:
Mar 4, 1997 Press Release
NEW YORK, NY - Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) has contacted the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for assistance in obtaining federal action to regulate the operation of the 34th Street Heliport.  The Heliport has plagued residents of the East Side of Manhattan with helicopter noise and quality of life problems for several years.
Feb 27, 1997 Press Release

Washington, D.C.-- Today, Rep. Maloney applauded the United States Government, New York State, New York City and local community groups for their combined effort to eliminate Brooklyn's Asian Longhorn Beetle infestation, remove dead or damaged trees and replant new trees in an unprecedented effort to restore the communities' greenery.

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