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Mar 28, 2003 Press Release

Monday, March 28, 2003 at 10:30 a.m.

Steps of City Hall

Participants Include:

Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney,

City Council Speaker Gifford Miller

Fiscal Policy Institute

Other Members of Congress and City Council, TBA

Mar 26, 2003 Press Release

"Senator Moynihan was a scholar, a legislator, an ambassador, a cabinet officer, a presidential adviser in four administrations, a teacher, a writer, and one of the best Senators ever to grace the Halls of the Senate.

Mar 25, 2003 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - In a statement on the House floor on March 25, 2003 honoring the 182nd Greek Independence Day Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-14) said:
Mar 22, 2003 Press Release

(New York, March 22) In her welcoming remarks to the 10th Annual Gay and Lesbian Business Expo at the Javits Convention Center today, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-Manhattan & Queens) announced that she had re-introduced federal legislation to include domestic partners and other relationships under the terms of the Family and Medical Leave Act. Enacted in 1993, the landmark legislation protects employees who need time off from work to care for a sick spouse, parent, or child from being subject to sanctions by their employers. The legislation applies to workers in companies with more than 50 employees. Congresswoman Maloney's amendment to the Act would expand the protections in the original law to domestic partners and others, including grandparents, siblings, and in-laws.

Mar 18, 2003 Press Release
NEW YORK, NY: In response to news today that FEMA and the State of New York finally approved a long-standing request for federal aid to cover costs associated with the mental health needs of New York City students after the 9/11 terrorist attacks, Congresswoman Maloney made the following statement:
Mar 17, 2003 Press Release
NEW YORK: Today, on St. Patrick's Day, Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney (NY) and Ruth Abrams, founder and President of the Lower East Side Tenement Museum, announced a new initiative - the Irish Family in America project - to celebrate and exhibit the history of the Irish American experience.
Mar 14, 2003 Press Release

NEW YORK, NY: Today, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY) spotlighted astonishing results from New York City's reduction of its DNA evidence backlog from sexual assault crimes, with senior trial counsel from the Manhattan District Attorney's office and anti-rape advocates. The group detailed how the city's processing of DNA kits led to hundreds of rapists identified, with many prosecuted.

Mar 14, 2003 Press Release
Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) was part of a panel discussion (along with Congressman Gregory Meeks, Manhattan Borough President C. Virginia Fields and Deputy Commissioner of Health Judy Arnold) sponsored by , a coalition of 3 foundations (including the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation) and16 major national organizations (including AARP, the American Hospital Association, the Business Roundtable and AFL-CIO). This broad coalition of organizations has united to raise public awareness about the extent of the problem of the uninsured.
Mar 13, 2003 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.): The House of Representatives passed legislation today to combat the West Nile virus. The Mosquito Abatement for Safety and Health (MASH) Act (H.R. 342) establishes federal grant and assessment programs to assist local authorities in operating strong mosquito control programs.

Mar 13, 2003 Press Release

Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), together with Congressman Mike Pence (R-IN), recently organized a letter to President Bush urging the Administration to make clear that the United States will take a strong stand against countries who boycott Israel. Congresswoman Maloney led the effort in reaction to growing indications that the boycott is being revived around the world. In June 2002, the 57 members of the Organization of the Islamic Conference agreed to reactivate the boycott. In October 2002, 18 members of the Arab League agreed to strengthen the boycott. Most recently, in February 2003, the 114 member nations of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) agreed to take concrete measures against certain Israeli products.