NEW YORK: Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (Queens, Manhattan) rallied in the rain with Queens residents this Saturday to oppose the irresponsible development of power plants in an already inundated Western Queens community. Maloney will also submit testimony tonight at a public hearing, regarding a 500 Megawatt power plant proposed for Astoria, sponsored by the New York Power Authority, the Department of Environmental Conservation, and the Public Service Commission. The following comments are excerpts from Maloney's testimony to be delivered this evening:
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WASHINGTON - Yesterday, Rep. Carolyn Maloney(D-NY) and Rep. Thomas Reynolds(R-NY) introduced the Uniformed and Overseas Citizen Absentee Voting Reform Act, HR 1997, to establish a single set of laws to protect overseas voters.
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Today, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-Manhattan, Queens), along with nearly 40 co-sponsors, introduced legislation to increase funding for a national program to place medical professionals in underserved rural and urban areas of the country: the National Health Services Corps Reinvestment Act.
WASHINGTON: "This bill delivers for New York's kids and for young people around the nation, and that's the top priority," said Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY) - a former teacher - of her vote tonight in favor of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) authorization bill (H.R.1).
Thank you Mr. Chairman for holding this hearing today on the state of the economy. As we have seen since the middle of last year, economic growth has slowed dramatically.
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- After learning that the Taliban-led government will be requiring Hindus to wear an identity label on their clothing in Islamic Afghanistan to distinguish them from Muslims, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-Manhattan, Queens) released the following statement:
NEW YORK - Today, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-Queens, Manhattan) expressed strong support for federal legislation aimed at reducing congestion at LaGuardia airport as well as initiatives to reduce air and noise pollution caused by air traffic at LaGuardia. Maloney, a vocal opponent of efforts to expand the number of take-offs and landings at LaGuardia, released the following statement today:
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Today, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-Manhattan, Queens), the former Ranking Member of the Census Subcommittee and the founder and Chair of the Congressional Census Caucus, issued the following statement upon the release of the Census 2000 Demographic Profile for New York.