NEW YORK: Last night, at a town forum that she organized and moderated, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (Manhattan, Queens) received a commitment from the President of the New York City Board of Education, William Thompson, and Board of Education member Dr. Irving Hamer, to construct an academically rigorous public high school on the East Side. Dr. Hamer indicated that the school, which will challenge its students with an AP (Advanced Placement) track and emphasize a college preparatory curriculum, will be located in a large existing school building at 96th Street and 1st Avenue. President Thompson suggested that a reasonable time frame for the school's completion would be September 2002.
NEW YORK - Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY) and Charlie King, the Regional Director of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) highlighted the best HUD budget in 20 years, today, on the last day of the Clinton administration. Maloney noted that HUD's 2001 budget marks the highest funding level approved by Congress since 1981 and a 16% increase over fiscal year 2000.
NEW YORK, NY - With just two days left in the final term of President William Jefferson Clinton, today, Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney (D-Manhattan, Queens) and with Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-Manhattan, Brooklyn), sent a letter to President Clinton asking him to find an opportunity in the last hours of his days in the "Casa Blanca" to add areas of Governors Island, including Castle Williams and Fort Jay, to the list of National Monuments.
NEW YORK: Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY), Co-Chair of the Congressional Caucus for Women's Issues, spoke out today to highlight the extreme record of John Ashcroft regarding women's reproductive rights and women's health issues. Maloney joined Physicians for Reproductive Choice and Health in New York to delineate reasoning for their opposition to the confirmation of Ashcroft for U.S. Attorney General. The following is the statement of Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney (D-NY), released at the news conference with Physicians for Reproductive Choice and Health:
NEW YORK: Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (Queens, Manhattan) released the following statement tonight in conjunction with a rally to oppose the construction of two new power plants in Long Island City.
The United States Supreme Court today told the Republican dominated Virginia State legislature that it will not approve its attempt to avoid accurately counting Virginia's Black, Hispanic, Asian and American Indian Population.
Washington, D.C. - Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY), ranking Democrat on the House Census subcommittee, released the following statement today on the new Adminstrations continued efforts at ducking the releaon the release of the first numbers from the 2000 Census.
WASHINGTON, DC - Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY), ranking Democrat on the House Census subcommittee, released the following statement today on the release of the first numbers from the 2000 Census.
WASHINGTON, DC - Rep. Carolyn Maloney(D-NY) today applauded the resolution of a lawsuit brought by Alabama against the Exxon-Mobil corporation. The jury in the case found Exxon-Mobil guilty of deliberately underpaying royalties owed for natural gas taken from Alabama waters. It ordered Exxon-Mobil to pay $3.5 Billion in punitive damages.
WASHINGTON, DC - Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY), ranking Democrat on the House Census subcommittee, issued the following statement upon the nomination by President-Elect Bush of his campaign Chairman Don Evans as Commerce Secretary.