Press Releases

Mar 27, 2000 Press Release
The Civil Rights Division of the Justice Department has issued an opinion that they will use corrected census numbers to determine whether state redistricting plans are in compliance with the Voting Rights Act - and will view as suspect states' use of uncorrected numbers.
Mar 27, 2000 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC -- Thursday, Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) submitted remarks into the Congressional Record honoring Greek Independence Day and the Greek Independence Day Parade in New York City on Saturday. Her remarks are attached.

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Mar 17, 2000 Press Release
New York - Today, U.S. Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-Manhattan, Queens) released a study showing that seniors in Manhattan pay almost 2½ times as much for prescription drugs as members of large HMOs. New York seniors suffering from exorbitant drug costs joined Maloney and one explained that she pays as much as 1/3 of her annual income for medicines and is often forced to choose between food and prescriptions. One senior gentleman explained that he had cut his pills in half because he could not afford the fully prescribed dosage. Pharmacist Boris Mantell warned that cutting certain coated pills in half poses serious health hazards and should never be done unless advised by a doctor.
Mar 17, 2000 Press Release
NEW YORK -- Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), a long-time supporter of a full-build Second Avenue Subway, saluted Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver's recent decision to hold up the New York State budget unless the MTA's Capital Plan includes a commitment to a full-build Second Avenue Subway.
Mar 15, 2000 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.-Today, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D- Queens, Manhattan) announced that she and her colleagues in the Queens delegation, Reps. Ackerman, Crowley, Weiner, and Meeks, were successful in extending the High Density Rule (HDR), which limits the number of airplanes taking-off and landing at LaGuardia and Kennedy Airports. The measure, part of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Authorization bill, H.R. 1000, passed today in the House, 318- 102.
Mar 15, 2000 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, tucked in the many pages of the successful Aviation Investment and Reform spending bill (H.R. 1000), language authored by Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) to address public complaints regarding helicopter noise, traffic, and safety issues, passed in the US House of Representatives. The Aviation spending bill passed 318-102.
Mar 14, 2000 Press Release
Washington, DC -- Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney today applauded the U.S. Postal Inspection Service for ordering Southeastern Legal Foundation (SLF) President Matthew Glavin to "immediately cease and desist" from using a deceptive fund-raising letter which was disguised as an official mailing from the U.S. Census Bureau.
Mar 14, 2000 Press Release

Thank you Mr. Chairman.

Census Day may be eighteen days away, but the Census has begun. Almost 100 million questionnaires are in the mail and 22 million more are being delivered by hand in rural areas. I received mine yesterday and I urge all Americans to fill out their questionnaire and mail it back.

Mar 14, 2000 Press Release
Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-14) made the following statement today regarding the Interior Department's new oil-valuation rule:
Mar 9, 2000 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), the Ranking Member of the House Subcommittee on the Census, highlighted a PricewaterhouseCoopers report released today that found that New York City stands to lose approximately $2.3 billion during the next decade if the Census Bureau is blocked from releasing the most accurate population data. In a press conference on Sunday, March 5, 2000 in Oakland, California, GOP Presidential candidate George W. Bush expressly stated that he supports the anti-sampling position of the Republican Party leadership. The Republican leadership staunchly supports blocking the Census Bureau from releasing corrected census data.

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