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Apr 4, 2001 Press Release
WASHINGTON: "Prescription drug costs are a life and death issue for thousands of American seniors," US Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY) said today upon the introduction of The Prescription Drug Fairness for Seniors Act of 2001. "We cannot just stand by and watch as drug prices skyrocket beyond the reach of seniors precisely in their time of most critical need. This is life-saving medicine we're talking about, not soda-pop and candy."
Mar 30, 2001 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Protecting the interests of new mothers, Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-14) introduced H.R. 285, The Breastfeeding Promotion Act to the 107th Congress. The act amends
the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to protect breastfeeding by new mothers, provides for a performance standard for breast pumps, and provides tax incentives to encourage breastfeeding.

Mar 22, 2001 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) was joined by a bipartisan team of her male colleagues when she introduced The Equal Right Amendment for the 107th Congress. Mrs. Maloney introduced her bill with over 160 original co-sponsors.

Mar 16, 2001 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) released the following statement after the Census Bureau admitted that they have missed at least 6.4 million people and double counted 3.1 million and those numbers could be in fact much higher missing as many as 7.6 million people and double counting 4.3 million:

Mar 16, 2001 Press Release

Standing with New York seniors struggling to pay high heating bills, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney and US Senator Charles E. Schumer today announced new legislation to increase annual funding for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) by an estimated $75-125 million per year. The bill, the Low-Income Energy Reinvestment Act, would direct a portion of the oil royalties paid to the federal government to the LIHEAP program, resulting $9-15 million in increased assistance for New York City alone.

Mar 15, 2001 Press Release

NEW YORK: The U.S. Census Bureau, today, released data for New York State from the 2000 Census and, on the same day, explained that they completed work for all 50 states for corrected, block-by-block level data, but the Bush administration continues to block the release of the corrected data.

Mar 15, 2001 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.--Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) released the following statement after the Census Bureau reported that they have, in fact, completed corrected block level data for all fifty states and after the judge in the City of Los Angles-led Census litigation set a March 30th hearing date:

Mar 13, 2001 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - On Thursday, March 8, 2001, Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) celebrated International Women's Day by urging House Members pay special tribute the women around the world. Speaking from the U.S. House floor, Rep. Maloney submitted the following statement into the Congressional Record:

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Mar 13, 2001 Press Release

Today, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) re-introduced the Revitalizing Cities Through Parks Enhancement Act (RECIPE). This Bill establishes a $10 million grant program which helps non-profit community groups obtain leases for vacant, municipally-owned lots. This program also provides funding to help them transform these lots into small community gardens and parks.

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Mar 12, 2001 Press Release

Please view the report below.

New York's Nursing Home Enforcement Has Been Inadequate

Prepared for Rep. Louise M. Slaughter

and Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney

Minority Staff

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