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Aug 23, 2004 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - The federal government and Congress need to create a smarter way of combating terror financing, said Rep. Carolyn Maloney (NY-14) at a hearing of the Financial Services Committee on the 9/11 Commission report today. Maloney, who is co-chair of the 9/11 Commission Caucus, which works to enact all of the commission’s recommendations, said that change needs to come in both the executive and legislative branches if the U.S. is to be able to not only neutralize terror financing, but to get to its root as well.

Aug 18, 2004 Press Release

NEW YORK, NY - Today, Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney (NY), Chair of the Task Force on Homeland Security for the House Democratic Caucus, urged a crack down on access in U.S. markets to the 50 caliber armor-piercing sniper rifle, a weapon of terrorist organizations including Al Qaeda.

Aug 17, 2004 Press Release

NEW YORK, NY - New York’s Congressional Democrats, including Reps. Carolyn Maloney, Jerrold Nadler, Maurice Hinchey, Elliot Engel, Anthony Weiner, and Major Owens, released a report today outlining the issues on which the Bush administration has been detrimental to New York. The Republican National Convention will be held in New York City in two weeks, and it is likely that at that time the GOP will paint a rosy picture of its treatment of New York - a picture discounted by this Congressional report.

Aug 9, 2004 Newsletter

Dear Friend:

Congress has begun its summer district work period, but the activity in Washington has been as hot as the weather over the past few weeks. Here are just a few of the issues I am working on:

Aug 6, 2004 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - A first-of-its-kind Congressional report that analyzes the distribution of all homeland security funding programs to states reveals that low-density, lower-threat states receive the most money per capita, while high-threat locations like New York continue to get shortchanged because of outdated, unfair funding formulas.
Aug 3, 2004 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - In response to advancing legislation in Washington that is labeled as a homeland security reform measure but that would actually limit the government’s ability to distribute homeland security funds based solely on risk and threat assessments, as was recommended by the 9/11 Commission, New York Congressmembers Carolyn Maloney, Major Owens, and Edolphus Towns sought today to have the legislation fully reconsidered.
Aug 2, 2004 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - Even though the President has the power to immediately help New York City - still considered target number one of future terrorist attacks - he chose not to make that a priority at his announcement today on what 9/11 Commission recommendations he would implement by executive order.
Jul 30, 2004 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY), Chair of the Homeland Security Task Force for the House Democratic Caucus, offered two ways that President Bush could act immediately to help New York City, based on the 9/11 Commission’s recommendation to direct homeland security aid to areas under highest threat of future terrorist attacks.
Jul 30, 2004 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Rep. Carolyn Maloney (NY), former ranking member of the House Census Subcommittee, released the following statement today in response to a press report that the Census Bureau assisted the Department of Homeland Security in preparing tabulations of the location by zip code of concentrations of Arab Americans:

Jul 29, 2004 Press Release
NEW YORK, NY - In response to an announcement today that the Bush administration has finally agreed to convert billions in 9/11 tax benefits that were at risk of going unused into resources that can help the City’s recovery, Congresswoman Maloney released the following statement: