WASHINGTON, DC - With members of the 9/11 Commission questioning the level of federal homeland security aid coming to New York City and the unfairness of overall homeland security funding formulas, Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney (NY) - Chair of the Task Force on Homeland Security for the House Democratic Caucus - released the following evidence today in support of their accurate and serious concerns.
WASHINGTON, DC - An amendment that would direct the Department of Defense (DoD) to eliminate its backlog of untested rape DNA collection kits and ensure that the armed forces have an ample supply of the kits was successfully attached to the National Defense Authorization Act (HR 4200) today by Rep. Carolyn Maloney. This action comes one week after DoD’s task force on military sexual assault released its final report, which was criticized for containing mostly vague recommendations. Numerous immediate actions that had been recommended in previous reports - such as making DNA kits widely available - were not included in last week’s report.
WASHINGTON, DC - In a statement on the House floor on May 20, 2004 commemorating the 63rd anniversary of the Battle of Crete Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-14) said:
WASHINGTON, DC - Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney (NY), Chair of the Task Force on Homeland Security for House Democrats, in response to discussions on homeland security funding formulas during the 9/11 Commission hearings in New York today, said,