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.
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.
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.
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.