Apr 4, 2000 Press Release
In today's Washington Post, David Broder reports that Senator Lott and Governor Bush "retreated part-way from their positions about" the Census. But Rep. J. C. Watts of Oklahoma, Chairman of the House Republican Conference, blamed the bureaucracy for including questions that "have raised an unprecedented level of concern," and other Republicans said they would introduce legislation to make responding to the census voluntary, rather than requiring it by law. (4/4/00)
Apr 3, 2000 Press Release
Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney, (D -NY) Ranking Democrat on the Census Subcommittee, issued the following statement on the "report" released today by the Southeastern Legal Foundation:
Apr 1, 2000 Press Release
Today Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), the Ranking Democrat on the Census Subcommittee, issued the following statement:
WASHINGTON--- Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney, Ranking Democrat on the Census Subcommittee today praised Americans for completing the census questionnaire and urged Americans who have not filled out the form to do so soon.
Mar 27, 2000 Press Release
The Civil Rights Division of the Justice Department has issued an opinion that they will use corrected census numbers to determine whether state redistricting plans are in compliance with the Voting Rights Act - and will view as suspect states' use of uncorrected numbers.
WASHINGTON, DC -- Thursday, Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) submitted remarks into the Congressional Record honoring Greek Independence Day and the Greek Independence Day Parade in New York City on Saturday. Her remarks are attached.
New York - Today, U.S. Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-Manhattan, Queens) released a study showing that seniors in Manhattan pay almost 2½ times as much for prescription drugs as members of large HMOs. New York seniors suffering from exorbitant drug costs joined Maloney and one explained that she pays as much as 1/3 of her annual income for medicines and is often forced to choose between food and prescriptions. One senior gentleman explained that he had cut his pills in half because he could not afford the fully prescribed dosage. Pharmacist Boris Mantell warned that cutting certain coated pills in half poses serious health hazards and should never be done unless advised by a doctor.
Mar 17, 2000 Press Release
NEW YORK -- Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), a long-time supporter of a full-build Second Avenue Subway, saluted Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver's recent decision to hold up the New York State budget unless the MTA's Capital Plan includes a commitment to a full-build Second Avenue Subway.
Mar 15, 2000 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.-Today, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D- Queens, Manhattan) announced that she and her colleagues in the Queens delegation, Reps. Ackerman, Crowley, Weiner, and Meeks, were successful in extending the High Density Rule (HDR), which limits the number of airplanes taking-off and landing at LaGuardia and Kennedy Airports. The measure, part of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Authorization bill, H.R. 1000, passed today in the House, 318- 102.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, tucked in the many pages of the successful Aviation Investment and Reform spending bill (H.R. 1000), language authored by Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) to address public complaints regarding helicopter noise, traffic, and safety issues, passed in the US House of Representatives. The Aviation spending bill passed 318-102.