NEW YORK - Today, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-Queens, Manhattan) expressed strong support for federal legislation aimed at reducing congestion at LaGuardia airport as well as initiatives to reduce air and noise pollution caused by air traffic at LaGuardia. Maloney, a vocal opponent of efforts to expand the number of take-offs and landings at LaGuardia, released the following statement today:
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Today, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-Manhattan, Queens), the former Ranking Member of the Census Subcommittee and the founder and Chair of the Congressional Census Caucus, issued the following statement upon the release of the Census 2000 Demographic Profile for New York.
WASHINGTON, DC - Today, when the Hope for Children Act was debated on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), an adoption advocate, delivered the following remarks.
WASHINGTON, DC - Today, after reading news reports that members of the Bush Administration have been quietly devising a legal strategy to overturn former President Clinton's designation of the Governors Island forts as national monuments, Representatives Jerrold Nadler (D-Manhattan) and Carolyn B. Maloney (D-Manhattan, Queens) sent the attached letter to President Bush. The letter asks President Bush to respect the bipartisan plan in place to preserve Governors Island and to select a member of his White House staff to serve as the chief point of contact on Governors Island for Governor George Pataki, Mayor Rudolph Giuliani, the New York City Council, the New York Senate and House delegation, and local civic, historic preservation, business, and environmental groups.
WASHINGTON, DC - Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-Manhattan, Queens) announced today she will introduce legislation giving federal agents the power to track down sexual predators, targeting those who peddle child pornography, engage in child sex-slave traffic or use travel agencies that arrange international sex tours with minors. Mrs. Maloney introduced this bill with Congresswoman Nancy Johnson (R-CT).
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, on the U.S. House of Representatives floor, during debate on the Hyde/Smith amendment to the Foreign Relations Authorization Act to reimpose the "Mexico City" policy, Chairman Henry Hyde (R-IL) stated that his amendment was "neutral" on abortion. Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) released the following statement in response:
I thank Chairman Bachus for holding this hearing on modernizing the deposit insurance system. For over 65 years our deposit insurance system has effectively maintained public confidence in the banking system during periods when financial institutions have been profitable and when they have suffered failures.
WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-Manhattan, Queens) once again showed her strong commitment to reading and early education by re-introducing the Access to Books for Children Act, (ABC). This legislation would provide infants and children participating in the WIC program with vouchers to purchase educational books.