Washington, D.C.: Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA), Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), Congressman Mark Green (R-WI), along with Barry Scheck, National Legal Expert on the Use of DNA in Criminal Proceedings, Debbie Smith, crime victim whose attacker was caught through DNA evidence, Meredith Wagner, Executive Vice-President, Lifetime Television, held a news conference on The Debbie Smith Bill in Washington, D.C. today.
WASHINGTON, D.C.: Today,Representatives Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), Connie Morella (R-MD) introduced legislation to keep science at the forefront of stem cell research. The Science of Stem Cell Research Act -- H.R. 4011 would create a bipartisan science-focused board to perform oversight and advisory function on behalf of Congress. Representatives James R. Langevin (D-RI), and Lane Evans (D-IL) are also original cosponsors of the bill.
Washington, D.C.- Today, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), along with Representatives Tom Davis (R-VA), and Steny Hoyer (D-MD) reintroduced the Federal Employees Paid Parental Leave Act of 2002. The bill provides six weeks of paid leave for the birth or adoption of a child for federal employees. Federal Employees currently must deplete their annual and sick time to take parental leave. Representatives Maloney, Davis, and Hoyer sponsored the same legislation (H.R. 4567) in the 106th Congress.
WASHINGTON, D.C.- Today, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) along with Representatives Jim Greenwood (R-PA), Joseph Crowley (D-NY), Nita Lowey (D-NY), and Doug Ose (R-CA) introduced the "Saving Women's Lives Act of 2002." The bill guarantees that UNFPA will receive the $34 million already appropriated in the FY02 Foreign Operations Appropriations Act, and will appropriate and additional $50 million for UNFPA in FY03.
Washington, D.C.- Representative Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) and 17 of her Democratic and Republican colleagues sent a letter to the President yesterday requesting a meeting with him to discuss the United States' support for the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA). President Bush signed the FY02 Foreign Operations Appropriations Bill which appropriated $34 million dollars for UNFPA. This money has yet to be released.
WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Congresswomen Carolyn B. Maolney (D-NY), submitted the following statement at a hearing of the House Budget Committee:
NEW YORK: This weekend New Yorkers learned that two of Central Park’s trees were infested by the Asian Long-horned beetle, a voracious insect that destroys trees. The beetle first appeared in Congresswoman Maloney’s district in 1996 and she has succeeded in obtaining federal funds to combat the beetle ever since. Today, Maloney detailed new federal funds appropriated as part of the Fiscal Year 2002 federal budget to help prevent the spread of the beetle and to assist in eradication efforts.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), a senior member of the House Financial Services Committee, submitted the following statement at a hearing of the Subcommittee on Housing at which Mel Martinez, the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, defended the Administration's HUD budget proposal:
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- "This was clearly a calculated assault on a woman's right to choose. The intent of this was not for women to have increased access to prenatal care -- but to lay the groundwork for abortion opponents to challenge Roe v Wade. This administration has made it clear that there is at least one promise they intend to keep -- the erosion of women's rights."