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Sep 30, 2004 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - To address the 9/11 Commission’s recommendation that congressional oversight ought to be consolidated and strengthened, Reps. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) and Christopher Shays (R-CT) have proposed changes to the House Rules to reorganize Congress (PDF). The Rules changes would include three main actions:
Sep 24, 2004 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - The Chairs of the 9/11 Commission Caucus will introduce in the House the Collins-Lieberman National Intelligence Reform Act, as reported out of the Senate Governmental Affairs Committee.
Sep 23, 2004 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Reps. Christopher Shays (R-CT) and Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) were joined by Family Steering Committee members today urging the House to pass a "clean" bill based on the 9/11 Commission report and legislation introduced by Senators Collins and Lieberman.

Sep 22, 2004 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - Americans living overseas may be shut out of voting in the coming elections. The Pentagon is blocking access to the Federal Voting Assistance Program (FVAP) website for internet service providers in 25 countries, claiming that it needs to protect this website from hackers. Americans in countries including Great Britain, France, Spain, and Japan are unable to access this site, violating the program’s mission to help Americans overseas vote.
Sep 22, 2004 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Representative Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-14) applauded the Senate Judiciary Committee for passing S. 1700, the “Advancing Justice Through DNA Technology Act of 2003” out of committee. The legislation, which will bring long overdue justice to rape victims and their families, passed the House of Representatives overwhelmingly on November 5, 2003, 357-67.

Sep 20, 2004 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - The Department of Commerce, responding to a request from the Department of Homeland Security, entered into an agreement to provide the Mexican government access to U.S. Census Bureau data on the value of exports. Leading Democrats on the House Government Reform Committee are urging Commerce Secretary Don Evans, who authorized the data sharing, to halt the practice (PDF).

Sep 15, 2004 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - Today, the House Republican leadership announced its timeline for action on the 9/11 Commission recommendations, which includes passage of legislation by late September. Reps. Christopher Shays (R-CT) and Carolyn Maloney (D-NY), co-chairs of the 9/11 Commission Caucus and lead sponsors of the 9/11 Commission Implementation Act (H.R. 5040) in the House, praised the projection of speedy consideration for legislation and restated their hope and expectation that the process to pass legislation is open and fair. Shays and Maloney released the following joint statement:
Sep 13, 2004 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Former President Bill Clinton, who turned 58 on August 19 and is currently recovering from heart surgery, was honored by a Congressional resolution marking his birthday that passed the U.S. House of Representative today (H Res 717). The resolution, sponsored by Rep. Carolyn Maloney (NY-14), also came with wishes for good health on the House floor today.

Sep 10, 2004 Newsletter

Dear Neighbor,

After an unusually busy August, Congress is back in session and considering important legislation. Here’s an update about some of the main issues I have been working on recently:

Sep 10, 2004 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - In response to a report published today by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, showing high levels of lasting illness among rescue and recovery workers to the September 11, 2001 attacks, Congresswoman Maloney released the following statement: