WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, the House passed 404-22 The Investor and Capital Markets Fee Relief Act, HR 1088, legislation introduced March 15, 2001, by Reps. Vito Fosella (R-NY) and Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY). Rep. Maloney released the following statement:
NEW YORK: Today, the Task Force for an East Side high school, co-chaired by Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney and Manhattan Borough President C. Virginia Fields, together with Board of Education officials, announced a major investment in an existing school and the creation of another one the East Side of Manhattan.
NEW YORK - Today, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-Queens, Manhattan) expressed strong support for the Port Authority's recently released recommendations to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) aimed at reducing flight congestion at LaGuardia airport. Key ideas in the Port Authority report include encouraging voluntary industry solutions, limiting the number of flights permitted each hour at LaGuardia, charging airlines a "congestion fee" for most flights during peak periods or conducting an auction among the airlines for a predetermined number of permitted flights, and providing financial incentives to encourage the use of larger aircrafts.
NEW YORK: Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (Queens, Manhattan) rallied in the rain with Queens residents this Saturday to oppose the irresponsible development of power plants in an already inundated Western Queens community. Maloney will also submit testimony tonight at a public hearing, regarding a 500 Megawatt power plant proposed for Astoria, sponsored by the New York Power Authority, the Department of Environmental Conservation, and the Public Service Commission. The following comments are excerpts from Maloney's testimony to be delivered this evening:
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WASHINGTON - Yesterday, Rep. Carolyn Maloney(D-NY) and Rep. Thomas Reynolds(R-NY) introduced the Uniformed and Overseas Citizen Absentee Voting Reform Act, HR 1997, to establish a single set of laws to protect overseas voters.
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Today, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-Manhattan, Queens), along with nearly 40 co-sponsors, introduced legislation to increase funding for a national program to place medical professionals in underserved rural and urban areas of the country: the National Health Services Corps Reinvestment Act.
WASHINGTON: "This bill delivers for New York's kids and for young people around the nation, and that's the top priority," said Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY) - a former teacher - of her vote tonight in favor of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) authorization bill (H.R.1).
Thank you Mr. Chairman for holding this hearing today on the state of the economy. As we have seen since the middle of last year, economic growth has slowed dramatically.