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Jul 15, 2003 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - Long-oppressed and neglected, Afghan women got significant assistance toward gaining equality today when Rep. Carolyn Maloney's (NY-14) amendment to the State Department authorization bill (H.R. 1950) was inserted into the bill. The provision, which is co-sponsored by Rep. Tom Lantos (CA-) will set forth guidelines for Afghan women to gain involvement in the rebuilding of Afghanistan - an undertaking that will fundamentally shape the country's future. The measure will establish an Afghan Women's Fund at $22.5 million per year to provide the underserved women of Afghanistan with greater protection and educational, economic and health care opportunities.
Jul 15, 2003 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, the House of Representatives adopted the Smith Amendment to the State Department authorization bill, which will prevent the United States from contributing to the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA). Rep. Carolyn Maloney (NY-14) made the following statement:

Jun 24, 2003 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - More resources and direction are needed from the federal government to secure America's hometowns, testified an unprecedented collection of local officials, first responders and experts involved in hometown security today on Capitol Hill. As Congress debated the Homeland Security appropriations bill, witnesses appearing at the Democratic Task Force on Homeland Security's public forum on hometown security clearly sent the message that Congress has placed too much of the burden of fighting terrorism on local governments.

Jun 24, 2003 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.: Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney (NY), Chair of the Task Force on Homeland Security for the Democratic Caucus, introduced an amendment to the 2004 Homeland Security Appropriations Bill today, in an effort to restore antiterrorism funding to America's high-threat cities.
Jun 23, 2003 Press Release
NEW YORK, NY - Representatives Tom Davis (R-VA) and Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) welcomed business representatives from throughout New York City and the region to a unique forum today entitled "Doing Business with the Federal Government" held in Manhattan at Hunter College.
Jun 17, 2003 Press Release
WASHINGTON - Today, Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) and Rep. Jim Leach (R-IA) announced the introduction of H.R. 2482, legislation requiring the Treasury Secretary to use influence the World Bank and IMF to cancel or radically reduce the approximately $150 million of debt Iraq owes to the institutions. The legislation also includes a sense of Congress asking the President to urge France, Russian and all other public and private creditors to relieve Iraq of its debts.
Jun 11, 2003 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.: Responding to news that the State of New York is restricting health care assistance to 9/11 volunteers who developed respiratory and other illnesses as a result of their heroic response to the terrorist attacks, Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney (NY) and Congressman Ron Kind (WI), with six other members of Congress from New York, today urged immediate action by Governor Pataki to use the millions of dollars in federal funds already made available to the State of New York to help those volunteers who fell ill because of their response to the terrorist attacks.
Jun 11, 2003 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - A bill introduced by Rep. Carolyn Maloney (NY-14) and Rep. Brad Sherman (CA-27) would eliminate tax write-offs for corporations that use the 24 all-male golf clubs in the United States clubs for business purposes. Martha Burk, Chair of the National Council of Women's Organizations and critic of Augusta National Golf Club for its discriminatory policies, has worked closely with Reps. Maloney and Sherman, and she joined them today to announce the bill's introduction.

Jun 11, 2003 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.: Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney (NY), Chair of the Task Force on Homeland Security for the Democratic Caucus, urged Secretary of Homeland Security Tom Ridge this week, to establish a comprehensive emergency alert system (EAS) that takes full advantage of new communications technologies to better inform and guide the public during national disasters.
Jun 10, 2003 Press Release

Welcome NYC & Regional Companies

to a Federal Forum on How to do Business with the Federal Government

Hosted By the General Services Administration (GSA)

and The Information Technology Association of America - ITAA

Monday, June 23, 2003

8:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Hunter College, 695 Park Avenue


Presentations from GSA, Departments of Commerce, Defense, Homeland Security, & Other Federal Agencies

Interested company representatives can learn more about the event at: http://www.estrategy.gov/forum/agenda1.htm

or register online: http://www.cio.gov/forum/registration1.cfm

There are a limited number of seats available for this event.

Contacts: Phil Craft (Rep. Maloney)
212-860-0606

Dave Marin (Government Reform Committee)
202 225 5074

Bob Cohen (The Information Technology Association of America - ITAA)
703/284-5301

Tinabeth Burton (The Information Technology Association of America - ITAA)
703/625-6187

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