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May 20, 2003 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - In a statement on the House floor on May 20, 2003 honoring the 62nd anniversary of the Battle of Crete, Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-14) said:
May 8, 2003 Press Release
Washington, DC - Late last night, in a mark-up of H.R. 1837, the "Services Acquisition Reform Act of 2003," two amendments offered by Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) were unanimously accepted by the House Government Reform Committee.
May 8, 2003 Press Release
Washington, DC - Today, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) praised Representative Betty McCollum (D-MN), and her bi-partisan colleagues on the House International Relations Committee for inserting language in the State Department reauthorization that had been previously rejected by the Bush Administration. At a U.N. meeting last month, a U.S. delegation sided with Iran, Pakistan, and Sudan when they called for deletion of this language that was included an agreement on violence against women and human rights at the U.N. Commission on the Status of Women.
May 7, 2003 Press Release
Washington, DC - Today, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), former Ranking Member of the Census Subcommittee, praised the Census Bureau's decision to finally release estimates on the Hispanic subgroup based on the Census 2000 long form data. Because the Census Bureau changed the Hispanic origin question from the 1990 census to the 2000 census without first testing it, the number of persons listing a subgroup (such as "Mexican," Salvadoran," and "Dominican") went down dramatically. Representatives Maloney, Serrano (D-NY), Rangel (D-NY), Waxman (D-CA), Davis (D-IL), and Gonzales (D-TX) urged Director Kincannon to release the information.
Apr 30, 2003 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, President George W. Bush signed into law comprehensive child protection legislation, including a measure sponsored by Congresswoman Nancy Johnson (R-CT) and Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) to give law enforcement new tools to stop sex predators. The "Child Sex Crimes Wiretapping Act" was included in a larger bill, the "Child Abduction Prevention Act" which passed the House of Representatives in March, 2003.
Apr 30, 2003 Press Release

Mr. Chairman, your appearance before this committee today is exceptionally timely. Just yesterday, Treasury announced that it will need to borrow $79 billion this quarter - a startling reversal of more than $100 billion from recent projections.

Apr 29, 2003 Press Release
NEW YORK: A broad cross-section of New York leaders urged action today by Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge to fix severe faults in FEMA's delivery of aid to victims of 9/11 through the Mortgage and Rental Assistance program (MRA). Over 100,000 individuals lost their jobs because of 9/11 but less than 15 percent received help from FEMA through the MRA program. At the same time, FEMA prepared to close up its lower-Manhattan help center at 141 Worth Street after April 30th, saying it will still accept "phone calls."
Apr 29, 2003 Press Release
Washington, DC - Today, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney sent a letter to Secretary Colin Powell expressing concern that the U.S. delegation sided with Iran, Pakistan, and Sudan when they called for deletion of crucial paragraphs of an agreement on violence against women and human rights at the U.N. Commission on the Status of Women. The Commission met in New York last month.
Apr 25, 2003 Press Release
New York, NY - Today, with a group of senior New Yorkers at Manhattan's Carter Burden Senior Center, U.S. Representative Carolyn B. Maloney released a Congressional report that reveals disturbing and harmful conditions in many of New York City's nursing homes.
Apr 14, 2003 Press Release
Thank you all for the invitation to address this distinguished group. I especially want to thank MaryClare Fitzgerald and Michel Orban of the Women's High Tech Coalition and Merrill Lynch for hosting the event. I also want to recognize my colleague Nita Lowey who works tirelessly for New York in Washington.

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