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Oct 14, 2004 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Rep. Carolyn Maloney (NY-14) joined the House Democratic Leadership and eighty other Democrats by signing a letter to Michael Powell, Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, to request an FCC investigation into the decision by Sinclair Broadcasting Company to pre-empt news programming for its 62 affiliates across the country to air a 90-minute anti-Kerry film right before the November 2 election. In response to a similar Senate letter led by Sen. Dianne Feinstein, Powell has said he will not take action.

Oct 13, 2004 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - While President Bush and the Republican majority in Congress are touting H.R. 4520, the corporate tax bill Congress passed Columbus Day weekend, Representative Carolyn Maloney joined Senator John Kerry and many other Democrats in strongly criticizing the bill for sending jobs overseas.

Oct 9, 2004 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, legislation that will ensure that DNA technology is used to convict rapists and free the innocent, while also protecting the rights of crime victims, unanimously passed the Senate and will soon be on the president’s desk. Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-14) commended the Senate for unanimously passing HR 5107, the “Justice For All Act,” which includes “The Debbie Smith Act,” rape DNA legislation originally authored by Maloney. HR 5107 passed the House of Representatives earlier this week by a vote of 393-14.

Oct 8, 2004 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Rep. Maloney applauded the House for passing H.R. 4200, the National Defense Authorization Act for FY2005, which includes her amendment to erase the backlog in untested DNA kits, reduce the processing time of the kits, and ensure the armed forces have sufficient number of kits. The amendment also directs the Secretary of Defense to ensure that personnel are trained in the use of these kits.
Oct 8, 2004 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, the Department of Labor released statistics showing that only 96,000 jobs were created last month, only two-thirds of what Wall Street analysts expected and far short of the 150,000 new jobs the Bureau of Labor Statistics states are needed just to keep pace with the number of people coming into the job market. Rep. Carolyn Maloney (NY-14), member of the Joint Economic Committee and ranking member on the Subcommittee on Domestic and International Monetary Policy, Trade and Technology, said the following:

Oct 7, 2004 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - The Rules Committee will allow an up or down vote today on reform legislation endorsed by the 9/11 Commission during consideration of H.R. 10. The following is Congressman Christopher Shays’ (R-CT) and Carolyn Maloney’s (D-NY) reaction to this latest development.

Oct 6, 2004 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - In a statement on the House floor on October 6, 2004 in celebration of OXI Day Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney said:
Oct 5, 2004 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Representatives Christopher Shays (R-CT) and Carolyn Maloney (D-NY), Co-Chairs of the 9/11 Commission Caucus, are asking the House Rules Committee to make in order an amendment to H.R. 10 in the nature of a substitute when H.R. 10 is considered on the House floor later this week. The bill is a combination of the Collins-Lieberman bill and the McCain-Lieberman bill, making it a comprehensive piece of legislation which mirrors the 9/11 Commission’s recommendations. The legislation has been endorsed by the 9/11 Commission and 9/11 Family Steering Committee.

Oct 4, 2004 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - In a statement on the House floor on October 4, 2004 on H.Res. 774, commending the people and government of Greece for successful completion of the 2004 summer Olympic games Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-14) said:

Sep 30, 2004 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Members of the Bipartisan 9/11 Commission Caucus, the 9/11 Commission and the 9/11 Family Steering Committee joined together again today to call for a rule allowing amendments to H.R. 10.