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Sep 28, 1999 Press Release
I would like to thank Her Majesty Queen Noor of Jordan for making her first official visit to Capitol Hill today. Queen Noor has been a exemplary and admirable leader of the campaign to eradicate landmines. I am honored that she has chosen to bring her compassion for this issue to our nation's Capitol today. And I sincerely hope Her Majesty's visit will convince my colleagues beyond a doubt to support funding for persons tragically hurt by anti-personal landmines.
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Sep 28, 1999 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- "Mr. Blackwell spent this past weekend in California busy campaigning for his Republican presidential hopeful, Steve Forbes. Maybe if Mr. Blackwell were focused on attending to just one of his two day jobs, he would have noticed that his office released an irrelevant report to the Congress on the 2000 Census. There are three reasons why this report is irrelevant :

Sep 27, 1999 Press Release

NEW YORK -- On Sunday, September 26, at Hunter College, youth from across New York City joined Congresswoman Maloney (D-Manhattan, Queens) to participate in an interactive forum on youth violence. During the forum, over 150 students from schools and youth organizations talked about ideas and experiences in an effort to create a collective strategy to stop youth violence.

Sep 23, 1999 Press Release

"Last night, two young men were killed, and two others wounded in Manhattan’s Kips Bay section. The shooting occurred in front of a crowd of teens. Youth in New York are exposed to major acts of violence everyday, and that is why we must give New York’s youth an opportunity to combine their energy and voices to stop the violence that inundates their communities," Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney said today.

Sep 23, 1999 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- "I want to commend both Senator Durbin, Senator Feingold, and especially Senator Boxer for their hard work to defeat this special interest legislation in the Senate. I am outraged that their opponents in the US Senate continue to defend this inexcusable special interest rider. Their opponents are obviously more interested in protecting the greasy hands of big-oil special interests, than in giving America's schoolchildren the money they are entitled to."

Sep 23, 1999 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Rep. Carolyn Maloney released the following statement upon the release of GAO's review of the Census Bureau's budget request:
Sep 22, 1999 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - "I was proud today to cast a vote protecting New York City's families from price hikes in the cost of milk. No mom, dad, grandparent, teenager, or baby deserves to have Washington politicians threatening his or her ability to buy the most nutritious and essential drink: milk.

Sep 15, 1999 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, when the House approved the Treasury-Postal Conference Report, an amendment introduced by Congressional Women's Caucus Co-Chair Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) to make breastfeeding legal on all federal property passed through the U.S. House of Representatives. After today's passage, Mrs. Maloney's breastfeeding legislation will soon be voted on in the Senate, when the Senate considers the Treasury-Postal Conference Report. After the Senate vote, the amendment may shortly be on its way to being signed into law by the President.

Sep 13, 1999 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - "I am confident that tomorrow Congress will rise from its own ashes of big-money influence and do the one thing Americans have been asking us to do for decades: pass campaign finance reform.

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