Press Releases

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.

Jul 15, 2002 Press Release

President Bush is withholding lifesaving funds from the U.N. Population Fund (UNFPA) and there is reason to believe his administration will soon invoke a prohibitive amendment to permanently paralyze the money from being released. This is amid reports that a three person delegation team has returned from an investigative trip to China with a squeaky clean report on the work UNFPA does there. So this action would be unconscionable and inconsistent with the Bush Administration's public support for family planning over the last 18 months.

Jul 15, 2002 Press Release
The White House refuses to release their own report on UNFPA's work in China, and the President reportedly may reject the advice of his own fact-finding team as sources say domestic policy staff is weighing in on this International issue
Jul 11, 2002 Press Release
Washington, DC - Today, during a markup in the House Government Reform Committee of HR 5005, The Homeland Security Act of 2002, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney passed an amendment that will reform federal disaster response policies. Her amendment passed by an unanimous vote.