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Mar 6, 2003 Press Release
WASHINGTON: Today, the House Government Reform Committee favorably reported H.R. 735, the Postal Civil Service Retirement System Funding Reform Act. While provisions of the bill relate to the reform of Postal employee payment formulas, the largest impact of the bill's passage into law for consumers would be a three year rate freeze in postage costs triggered by final passage of the bill.
Mar 6, 2003 Press Release
Washington, DC - Today, at an event held with Population Action International (PAI) and in recognition of International Women's Day, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) released a report titled, "Bush's Attacks Against Women Around the World," which documents over ten regulations and policy changes the Bush Administration has imposed on the world's poorest citizens: women and children.
Mar 5, 2003 Press Release
WASHINGTON -- Lead sponsors Representatives Christopher Shays (R-CT) and Carolyn Maloney (D-NY), were joined today by singer/songwriter and activist Carole King and singer/songwriter James Taylor to reintroduce the Northern Rockies Ecosystem Protection Act (NREPA) in the 108th Congress.
Mar 4, 2003 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Today, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), joined Congressman Mark Green (R-WI), and Congressman Anthony Weiner (D-NY) to introduce H.R. 1046, "The Debbie Smith Act," in the House of Representatives. Congresswoman Maloney is the lead Democrat on the bill. They were joined by Senator Joe Biden (D-DE), Senator Arlen Specter (R-PA), Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA), and Senator Hillary Clinton (D-NY), sponsors of the bill in the Senate, which passed unanimously in the Senate last year.

Feb 28, 2003 Press Release

Washington, DC - Today, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) announced a tentative March schedule of events that she is planning for Women History Month. The calendar is for planning purposes only, and all events/times are subject to change. Please contact Eileen deParrie in Rep. Maloney's office for further information.

Feb 27, 2003 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.: Today, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY) introduced legislation to expand the Family and Medical Leave Act, the law that protects employees who need time off from work to care for a newborn or a sick spouse, parent, or child.
Feb 27, 2003 Press Release
  • Third Consecutive Year of Federal Funding

  • "Recommended" Status from Federal Transit Administration (FTA)

  • Project on Schedule for 2004 Construction Start

  • Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement Awaiting FTA Approval

  • Design and Engineering Nearing Completion

  • $1.05 Billion in MTA Capital Plan

  • Existing Tunnel Segments Planned for Use in New Subway Line

WASHINGTON: The third consecutive year of federal funding for the Second Avenue subway became a reality this week, as the omnibus appropriations bill for Fiscal Year 2003 became law. Today, Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney, the lead advocate for the subway in the House, detailed numerous additional advances in the subway's path to completion, including this year's federal funding news.

Feb 26, 2003 Press Release
"I rise to oppose H.R. 534. I am against human reproductive cloning. But I am concerned that the Weldon bill could exert a devastating impact on future life-saving research. And I fear that it will bring current research - that offers great promise - to a grinding halt."
Feb 26, 2003 Press Release
NEW YORK: After largely ignoring persistent calls for the reform of a 9/11 aid program for months, FEMA officials are just now reporting widespread problems with the Individual and Family Grants (IFG) program as implemented in New York.
Feb 26, 2003 Press Release

New York: Ms. Gina Caridi, a resident of Astoria, New York, received her deceased husband's military medals for his service in World War II from the United States government this week. Mr. Caridi earned his medals for his tour of duty in the Navy as a Gunner's Third Mate.