NEW YORK: The seaports of New York and New Jersey are highly susceptible to terrorist activity, according to testimony presented today before Members of the House National Security Subcommittee at a Congressional field hearing held in lower-Manhattan. The Subcommittee, within the Committee on Government Reform, held the hearing in New York to look at multi-agency efforts to enhance security at the nation's seaports.
NEW YORK: In response to the shocking IRS decision today to tax a portion of federal 9/11 grants to individuals and families in lower-Manhattan, Congresswoman Maloney made the following statement:
Washington, DC - Today, Representatives Carolyn Maloney (D-NY), and other lawmakers sent a letter to Secretary of State Colin Powell asking him to clarify the Administration's commitment to the International Conference on Population Development (ICPD) Program of Action.
New York, NY - The Bush Administration announced Tuesday that it would reimburse the NY Board of Education $80.5 million to make up for lost instructional time resulting from the September 11th, 2001 terrorist attacks. Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), who has been a leader in the fight to press FEMA for full reimbursement of expenses incurred as a result of 9/11, applauded the decision.