Press Releases

Jul 31, 2002 Press Release
WASHINGTON: Today, Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney (NY), Congressman Anthony Wiener, and eight other members of Congress from New York and New Jersey urged James Ziglar, Commissioner of the Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) to address the severe lack of resources at district INS offices in New York and New Jersey. Sources reveal that the New York and New Jersey offices simply do not have the resources to do their jobs effectively. Recently, the INS has been reeling from the highly-publicized issuance of renewal visas to 9/11 hijackers and the poor response of INS offices to local law enforcement officials. The joint Congressional letter is an effort to ensure that the deficiencies in the New York and New Jersey district INS offices are corrected immediately.
Jul 30, 2002 Press Release
NEW YORK: Today, eight members of Congress from New York released the first federal assessment of estimated tax revenue losses to New York City and State as a result of the September 11th terrorist attacks. The United States General Accounting Office (GAO) produced the report at the request of Reps. Carolyn Maloney, Charles Rangel, Maurice Hinchey, Steve Israel, Nita Lowey, Jerrold Nadler, Jose Serrano and John LaFalce.
Jul 29, 2002 Press Release

Washington, DC - June 26 - In the last day before the August recess, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), along with several other Members of Congress introduced the "Still Saving Women's Lives Act of 2002." The bill, H.R. 5293, gives money to UNFPA for FY03 and makes it harder for the President to use broad interpretations of the law to deprive women around the world of much needed healthcare.

Jul 26, 2002 Press Release
Washington, D.C. - Representative Carolyn Maloney (D-NY), along with Representative Anthony Weiner (D-NY), today introduced legislation that would grant honorary citizenship to legal aliens who died in the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center. Additionally, the bill would offer citizenship to the spouses and children of those individuals. Senator Jon Corzine (D-NJ) has introduced this legislation in the Senate (S. 1774).
Jul 26, 2002 Press Release
Washington, DC: Friday, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), Congressman Stephen Horn (R-CA) and Congressman Jim Turner (D-TX) introduced legislation - H.R. 5292, the Contractor Accountability Act of 2002 - to improve Federal agency oversight of contracts and assistance and to strengthen accountability of the government-wide debarment and suspension system. Reforms in the Maloney bill stem from a long commitment to increased disclosure in government contracts and a recent report of the Project on Government Oversight.
Jul 22, 2002 Press Release
In a statement released today, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) said:
Jul 20, 2002 Press Release

Washington, DC - Today, after news reports that the Bush Administration has decided to withhold $34 million for international family planing programs administered by the United Nations, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) released the following statement:

Jul 19, 2002 Press Release

WASHINGTON: Yesterday, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (Manhattan, Queens), Congressman Josè E. Serrano (Bronx), Congressman Anthony Weiner (Brooklyn, Queens) and Congressman Michael McNulty (Albany) introduced legislation to improve the federal government's ability to respond to major disasters and terrorist attacks. Reforms in the Maloney bill stem from a series of complications and delays in the allocation of federal aid and services to New York after the September 11th terrorist attacks.

Jul 16, 2002 Press Release

Washington, D.C.-- Today, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), along with Representatives Nita Lowey (D-NY), Lynn Woolsey (D-CA), and Joseph Crowley (D-NY) announced the findings of a report from a UK delegation sent to China to investigate the U.N. Population Fund's (UNFPA) work in China last April. They also announced nearly 50 bipartisan Members of Congress have signed a letter demanding a meeting with President Bush to discuss the status of funding for UNFPA.