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Aug 1, 2007 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) introduced legislation today that would help rape victims avoid unwanted pregnancies.  The “Best Help for Rape Victims Act” (H.R. 3318) would require that emergency contraception (EC) be included in the federal guidelines for treating victims of sexual assault, which the Justice Department issues to hospitals around the country.  EC is currently excluded from the Justice Department’s National Protocol for Sexual Assault Medical Forensic Examination.
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Jul 31, 2007 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) today applauded passage of legislation that would protect women against workplace discrimination.  The “Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2007” (H.R. 2831) passed the House, 225 to 199.   

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Jul 27, 2007 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representatives Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) and Christopher Shays (R-NY) have reintroduced the “9/11 Can You Hear Me Now Act” (H.R. 3199), legislation that would to require the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to improve the emergency communications system for the City of New York’s Fire Department. 

Jul 27, 2007 Press Release

Washington, DC – U.S. Representatives Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), Christopher Shays (R-CT), and Tom Udall (D-NM) – authors of legislation to give the Civil Liberties Oversight Board more power and independence – applauded the inclusion of provisions to strengthen the Board in the 9/11 Commission Recommendations Conference Report that passed the House today. 

Jul 26, 2007 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney (D-Manhattan, Queens), Chair of the Financial Institutions Subcommittee, issued the following statements today after President Bush signed into law the bipartisan “Foreign Investment and National Security Act of 2007” (H.R. 556) – her bill to reform the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS):

Jul 26, 2007 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), a long-time champion of the Census and former ranking member on the Government Reform Census Subcommittee, praised the inclusion of full funding for the Survey of Income and Program Participation (SIPP), and funding for the 2010 Census Partnership Program, in the Fiscal Year 2008 Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies Appropriations bill that passed the House today.  The Bush Administration left the funding for these important Census programs out of its original budget proposal, and Appropriations Subcommittee Chairman Rep. Alan Mollohan (D-WV) was instrumental in securing this appropriation.

Jul 26, 2007 Press Release
Washington, DC – U.S. Representatives Carolyn B. Maloney (D-Queens, Manhattan) and Peter King (R-Seaford) announced today that $215 million was included for Long Island Rail Road’s (LIRR) Manhattan East Side Access (ESA) project in the Fiscal Year 2008 Transportation, Housing, and Urban Development Appropriations bill that passed the House of Representatives this week.  The bill is now headed to the Senate for its approval. 
Jul 25, 2007 Press Release
Washington, DC – U.S. Representatives Carolyn Maloney (NY-14) and José E. Serrano (NY-16) announced that $200 million for the Second Avenue Subway project was included in the Fiscal Year 2008 Transportation appropriations bill that passed the House late last night.  The bill is now headed to the Senate for its approval. 
Jul 25, 2007 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-Manhattan, Queens) issued the following statement today on the House and Senate agreement on a final bill that will implement the recommendations of the independent 9/11 Commission.  Congresswoman Maloney was an early supporter of the Commission’s proposed reforms and an original sponsor of the “Ensuring Implementation of the 9/11 Commission Report Act” (H.R. 5017) in the 109th Congress.  

Jul 25, 2007 Press Release

Washington, DC – U.S. Representatives Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), Steny H. Hoyer (D-MD), and Tom Davis (R-VA) today introduced the “Federal Employees Paid Parental Leave Act” (H.R. 3158), bipartisan legislation that would provide all federal employees with eight weeks of paid parental leave.  Federal employees currently must deplete their annual and sick time to take parental leave.

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