NEW YORK: Today, Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney (NY) - a leading voice for the transfer of Governors Island from federal to regional control - advanced talks about the use of the island by detailing several glaring concerns that need to be addressed as the island's transfer moves forward. Maloney's statement from today follows:
Washington, D.C. - Today, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) introduced and passed an amendment to H.R. 3763, the Corporate and Auditing Accountability, Responsibility, and Transparency Act of 2002, in the Financial Services Committee.
Washington, D.C. - Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-Manhattan, Queens), a long champion for for the cause of returning historic Governors Island to New York from the control of the Federal government today expressed her enthusiasm at the news that the White House has agreed to indeed return the island.
Washington, D.C.: Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA), Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), Congressman Mark Green (R-WI), along with Barry Scheck, National Legal Expert on the Use of DNA in Criminal Proceedings, Debbie Smith, crime victim whose attacker was caught through DNA evidence, Meredith Wagner, Executive Vice-President, Lifetime Television, held a news conference on The Debbie Smith Bill in Washington, D.C. today.
WASHINGTON, D.C.: Today,Representatives Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), Connie Morella (R-MD) introduced legislation to keep science at the forefront of stem cell research. The Science of Stem Cell Research Act -- H.R. 4011 would create a bipartisan science-focused board to perform oversight and advisory function on behalf of Congress. Representatives James R. Langevin (D-RI), and Lane Evans (D-IL) are also original cosponsors of the bill.
Washington, D.C.- Today, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), along with Representatives Tom Davis (R-VA), and Steny Hoyer (D-MD) reintroduced the Federal Employees Paid Parental Leave Act of 2002. The bill provides six weeks of paid leave for the birth or adoption of a child for federal employees. Federal Employees currently must deplete their annual and sick time to take parental leave. Representatives Maloney, Davis, and Hoyer sponsored the same legislation (H.R. 4567) in the 106th Congress.