Press Releases

Feb 21, 2003 Press Release

Washington, DC - Today, Representatives Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), Henry Waxman (D-CA), Danny Davis (D-IL), Dennis Kucinich (D-OH), and William Lacy Clay (D-MO) released a Report prepared by the General Accounting Office (GAO) on the Census Bureau's decision not to release data gathered during the 2000 Census on people without conventional housing. The report is titled, "Decennial Census: Methods for Collecting Data on the Homeless and Others without Conventional Housing Refinement."

Feb 21, 2003 Press Release

Washington, DC - Today, Representatives Carolyn Maloney (D-NY), Danny Davis (D-IL), William Lacy Clay (D-MO), and Charles Gonzales (D-TX) released a report conducted by the General Accounting Office (GAO) on the failure of the Census Bureau to count accurately Hispanic subgroups in the 2000 Census. The report is titled, "Decennial Census: Methods for Collecting and Reporting Hispanic Subgroup Data Need Refinement."

Feb 20, 2003 Press Release
Washington, DC- Today, after press reports indicating that the Bush Administration plans to expand the Mexico City Policy, also known as the Global Gag Rule, to even more programs including those assisting with domestic violence, treatment of STDs, and maternal mortality, Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) released the following statement:
Feb 13, 2003 Press Release
WASHINGTON: New York's East Side Access project - connecting the Long Island Railroad to Grand Central Station with a stop in Sunnyside Queens - got another significant boost today as the House and Senate finalized an omnibus appropriations bill that includes $13.5 million for the project for Fiscal Year 2003.
Feb 13, 2003 Press Release

WASHINGTON: New York's Second Avenue subway got another significant boost today as the House and Senate finalized an omnibus appropriations bill that includes $2 million for the project for Fiscal Year 2003.

Feb 13, 2003 Press Release

Washington DC: In an effort to make sure victims of potential future terrorist attacks get at least the same degree of help that was offered to those in need after 9/11, Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) and Congressman José Serrano today introduced the Mortgage and Rental Assistance Reauthorization Act of 2002 (HR 827).

Feb 13, 2003 Press Release
As the House and Senate finalized an omnibus appropriations bill that includes nearly $1 billion in aid to New York City and State for September 11th related costs, Representatives Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) and Maurice Hinchey (D-NY) lauded the inclusion of the full $90 million needed for the medical monitoring of Ground Zero heroes who continue to suffer high rates of respiratory illness from the disaster. The next step for this year's bill are votes in the House and Senate, expected before . Because the bill was developed and agreed upon by House and Senate leaders, final passage of the bill is considered highly likely. After passage, the bill would require the President's signature. Current indications are that the administration supports the bill.
Feb 12, 2003 Press Release
Washington, DC - Today, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney congratulated an Illinois House Committee for sending the Equal Rights Amendment to the full chamber for ratification. The ERA was three states shy of full ratification when the deadline passed in 1982.
Feb 6, 2003 Press Release
Washington, DC - Today, Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney (D-Manhattan, Queens) was elected Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Domestic and International Monetary Policy, Trade and Technology. A Subcommittee of the Committee on Financial Services, this Subcommittee oversees Federal Reserve interest rate policy that directly affects all mortgage, car, and credit card interest rates.
Feb 5, 2003 Press Release
Washington, DC- Today, the Bureau of Labor Statistics released the latest statistics on employment and unemployment, and the New York metropolitan area ranks second in the largest over-the-year employment decrease. In other words, from December 2001 to December of 2002, the New York metropolitan area lost over 45,000 jobs - second to Chicago, IL, who lost over 57,000 jobs. The over all unemployment rate for New York State has jumped from 6.5% in December of 2001 to 7.5% in December of 2002. The national employment rate in December was 5.7%.

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