WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Representatives Carolyn B. Maloney (D-Manhattan, Queens-NY) and Thomas Reynolds (R-Clarence-NY) have introduced the I Love NY Tax Deduction Act, legislation that will allow individuals to deduct $500, and joint filers $1000, from their federal income taxes for the cost of meals, lodging or entertainment in New York City in 2002. Taxpayers are eligible for the deduction whether or not they itemize their taxes.
I can personally report to the Committee that, having been to ground zero in New York City several times, the amount of damage is truly staggering. The investigation, recovery of the missing and cleanup is on a massive scale.
NEW YORK: Today, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) announced that she is co-sponsoring a bill to provide relief to airline and airport workers who have lost their jobs due to the terrorist attacks of September 11. To date, more than 100,000 airline employees have been laid off in the wake of the tragedy, a number that is almost certain to rise.
NEW YORK: Today, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) and Congressman Vito Fossella (R-NY) introduced a House Resolution honoring Mayor Rudolph Giuliani, the rescue workers, and the residents of New York City for their valiant efforts in responding to the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center.
NEW YORK: Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney (D-Manhattan, Queens) issued the following statement today:
NEW YORK: Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY), together with Barry Scheck, National Legal Expert on the Use of DNA in Criminal Proceedings, and Debbie Smith, crime victim whose attacker was caught through DNA evidence, announced sweeping reform today, outside of Bellevue Hospital in Manhattan, for the collection and processing of DNA in sex crime cases.
NEW YORK: Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney joined caregivers, seniors, and members of the American Health Care Association (AHCA) today at the Florence Nightingale Health Care Center in the Upper East Side to draw attention to the long-term care staffing crisis facing New York's nursing homes and to build support for a solution. Excerpts from Representative Maloney's remarks at the event follow:
NEW YORK: Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY) released the following statement today, at a news conference with Senator Hillary Clinton, hosted by the Jewish Community Relations Council:
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Today, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), author of several bills defending the rights of women who choose to breastfeed, was the keynote speaker at the United States Breastfeeding Committee (USBC) congressional luncheon and briefing. USBC used the event to launch its strategic plan: Breastfeeding In The United States: A National Agenda. The strategic plan is a reflection of the recommendations set forth in the Surgeon General 's document HHS Blueprint for Action on Breastfeeding as well as the Healthy People 2010 breastfeeding goals.