Press Releases

Feb 28, 2001 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), made the following remarks at a press conference announcing the re-introduction of legislation to protect the Arctic wilderness:

Feb 28, 2001 Press Release

Thank you Chairman Oxley. Welcome Chairman Greenspan.
As the person in the country whose job is to read the direction of the economy many years into the future, it is particularly appropriate that you are appearing before the Committee on the morning after the President's speech.

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Feb 22, 2001 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) today commended Mayor Giuliani for standing up for New York City and urban centers around the country by signaling his continued support for the use of modern scientific methods in the 2000 Census for purposes of redistricting and the distribution of federal funds.

Feb 21, 2001 Press Release
NEW YORK: Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY), a leading Democrat in the fight to ensure a full-count 2000 Census, spoke out today in support of legal efforts to reverse actions by the Bush administration that stripped the Census Bureau of authority to achieve a fair and accurate census. Maloney released the following statement at a press conference today:
Feb 16, 2001 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - This afternoon, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) released the following statement:

Feb 14, 2001 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Protecting the health of women, Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney (D-Manhattan, Queens) introduced H.R. 360, The Robin Danielson Act today. The bill directs the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to conduct research to determine the extent to which the presence of dioxin, synthetic fibers, and other additives in tampons and related products pose any health risks to women. The legislation also asks the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) to collect and report information on Toxic Shock Syndrome (TSS).

Feb 8, 2001 Press Release

NEW YORK, NY - After reading in the Wall Street Journal today that President Bush has promised House Republicans that his administration will block the use of corrected Census numbers in configuring congressional districts throughout the country, Census Subcommittee Ranking Member Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) released the following statement:

Feb 5, 2001 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - This weekend, Ranking Member of the Census Subcommittee, U.S. Rep Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), took advantage of President Bush's visit to the Democratic Congressional working retreat in Farmington, PA by asking the President whether he would make a commitment not to interfere with the use of more accurate, modern scientific methods in the upcoming census. President Bush responded, as did his Commerce Secretary-Designee Don Evans many weeks ago, by stating that he needed more information about the Census before he could answer Maloney's question.

Jan 26, 2001 Press Release

Long Island City, NEW YORK: Congresswoman Carlolyn B. Maloney visited P.S. 17 - The Henry David Thoreau School - in Long Island City today, to amplify the importance of technology in the classroom. P.S. 17 recently received a grant of $7,000 from Verizon for computers, hardware, software, scanners, and printers to expand a program that incorporates online computer research into the educational activities of the students in the K through 5th grade school.

Jan 23, 2001 Press Release
NEW YORK: Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (Manhattan, Queens) and a coalition of East Side elected officials are fighting to preserve the already low number of public schools in the area. Maloney and the coalition recently urged the New York City Board of Education to keep a prime piece of East Side real estate, where P.S. 151 currently exists, as a site for public education. The P.S. 151 building is scheduled to close at the end of this school year due to the building's physical decay and because it is sinking into the sediment of its 91st Street and 1st Avenue location.

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