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May 17, 2001 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - Today, U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer (D-NY) and Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) praised President Bush for recommending in his energy package that the Department of Interior and the Department of Health and Human Services bolster LIHEAP funding by using a portion of oil and gas royalty payments. Senator Schumer and Congresswoman Maloney introduced legislation to this effect earlier this spring. Mrs. Maloney's bill in the House "To amend the Mineral Leasing Act to make available for the low-income home energy assistance program 5 percent of moneys received by the United States from onshore Federal oil and gas development," was introduced on March 8, 2001.
May 17, 2001 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, when the Hope for Children Act was debated on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), an adoption advocate, delivered the following remarks.

May 16, 2001 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, after reading news reports that members of the Bush Administration have been quietly devising a legal strategy to overturn former President Clinton's designation of the Governors Island forts as national monuments, Representatives Jerrold Nadler (D-Manhattan) and Carolyn B. Maloney (D-Manhattan, Queens) sent the attached letter to President Bush. The letter asks President Bush to respect the bipartisan plan in place to preserve Governors Island and to select a member of his White House staff to serve as the chief point of contact on Governors Island for Governor George Pataki, Mayor Rudolph Giuliani, the New York City Council, the New York Senate and House delegation, and local civic, historic preservation, business, and environmental groups.

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May 16, 2001 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-Manhattan, Queens) announced today she will introduce legislation giving federal agents the power to track down sexual predators, targeting those who peddle child pornography, engage in child sex-slave traffic or use travel agencies that arrange international sex tours with minors. Mrs. Maloney introduced this bill with Congresswoman Nancy Johnson (R-CT).

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May 16, 2001 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, on the U.S. House of Representatives floor, during debate on the  Hyde/Smith amendment to the Foreign Relations Authorization Act to reimpose the "Mexico City" policy, Chairman Henry Hyde (R-IL) stated that his amendment was "neutral" on abortion.  Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) released the following statement in response:

May 15, 2001 Press Release

I thank Chairman Bachus for holding this hearing on modernizing the deposit insurance system. For over 65 years our deposit insurance system has effectively maintained public confidence in the banking system during periods when financial institutions have been profitable and when they have suffered failures.

May 15, 2001 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-Manhattan, Queens) once again showed her strong commitment to reading and early education by re-introducing the Access to Books for Children Act, (ABC). This legislation would provide infants and children participating in the WIC program with vouchers to purchase educational books.

May 13, 2001 Press Release
NEW YORK: Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY) joined members of the Million Mom March today, to announce the planned delivery of thousands of postcards from New Yorkers to the Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives Dennis Hastert (R-IL) calling for sensible gun safety legislation at a federal level. Last year, Maloney sponsored a bus from New York City to the Million Mom March in Washington, D.C. This year, the slogan of the Million Mom March is "from a march to a movement" and New York mothers are leading the charge. Congresswoman Maloney released the following statement at today's event:
May 10, 2001 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), along with Congresswoman Sue Kelly (R-NY), and Senator Dianne Feinstein in the Senate, introduced H.R. 1809, The Cancer Screening Coverage Act of 2001 (CASCA). CASCA applies to private health insurance plans (ERISA, group, and individual health plans) and to the Federal Employees Health Benefits plan, requiring these plans to cover cancer screenings.
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May 10, 2001 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-Manhattan, Queens) continued her fight for veterans rights. With the bi-partisan support of Rep. Jack Quinn (R-Buffalo), Rep. Maloney re-introduced H.R. 1808, the Veterans Housing Fairness Act of 2001. This legislation will give veterans the freedom to choose where they live by allowing veterans to use their VA loans to purchase co-ops.

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