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Jun 21, 2004 Press Release
GRAND CENTRAL STATION, NEW YORK- Citing the recent terrorist attacks on Madrid’s subway system and the fact that over 195 terrorist attacks occurred on surface transportation systems worldwide between 1997 and 2000, members of Congress and transportation labor leaders today called for a major overhaul of rail and transit security policies by the federal government.
Jun 18, 2004 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - An amendment to cap the Department of Homeland Security’s ever-growing list of “high-threat” entities so that only cities truly at risk receive money from the Urban Area Security Initiative was voted down 292-113 during consideration of the Homeland Security Appropriations bill today. New York Reps. Carolyn Maloney (NY-14) and Charles Rangel (NY-15) offered the amendment, which would have maintained the list of eligible entities at its current level, 80.

Jun 14, 2004 Press Release
LONG ISLAND CITY, QUEENS - Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (Queens, Manhattan) joined students, parents, teachers and community leaders in a ribbon cutting ceremony today for the new Information Technology High School of Long Island City, Queens. The ceremony celebrated the school’s first successful year of operation, its arrival at a permanent location in Long Island City (21-16 44 Road), and honored many of the people who helped to create and support the school.
Jun 9, 2004 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - With Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) poised to introduce legislation to replace Founding Father Alexander Hamilton on the front of the $10 bill with Ronald Reagan, and Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-CA) seeking to do the same to the Andrew Jackson on the $20 bill, Rep. Carolyn Maloney (NY-14), has stepped up in defense of those two historical figures and urged a more cautious approach to changing American money.
Jun 3, 2004 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - An Army task force on sexual assault has completed a report that reveals that sex abuse claims within the Army’s ranks increased by 19% from 1999 to 2002. The number of rapes reported rose by 25% - both numbers far outpace the growth of Army personnel, which was at 6%.
Jun 3, 2004 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Each of America’s presidents may soon have a turn on the front of the dollar coin. Reps. Mike Castle (R-DE) and Carolyn Maloney’s (D-NY) bill that aims to bring a financial windfall to the U.S. Treasury and teach history by rotating each president on the coin over ten years is being marked up by the full Financial Services Committee and will next be on the House floor for consideration. Castle and Maloney hope the presidential coins will jump start the sluggish dollar coin program and come close to the success of the popular state quarters - a program that has inspired history lessons and netted the Treasury $4 billion over its first 5 years.

May 26, 2004 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - In response to a White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) document on 9/11 aid released today, Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney (NY), who has closely tracked the federal response to New York City’s recovery needs, released the following statement:
May 24, 2004 Newsletter

Dear Friend, 

Activity and debate has heated up in Washington over the past few weeks, and several of the Administration's recent actions have troubled me and many of my colleagues.