Press Releases

Nov 2, 1999 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - Today, the U.S. House of Representatives unanimously passed Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney's (D-NY) legislation, H. J. Res. 46, that confers honorary veteran status of the United States Armed Services on Mr. Zachary Fisher.
Oct 28, 1999 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- "Ken Blackwell, chairman of Steve Forbes' campaign, charged in a 10/27/99 Washington Post article that George W. Bush's latest campaign ads are 'clearly misleading.' I am astounded that Mr. Blackwell would make such a choice of words after being accused by countless Census professionals of distributing a misleading message about the message.

Oct 27, 1999 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Yesterday, legislation sponsored by Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney (D-NY), House Concurrent Resolution 188 commending Greece and Turkey for their swift responses to the devastating earthquakes that struck the countries in August and early September, passed unanimously in the U.S. House of Representatives.
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Oct 25, 1999 Press Release

New York - Today, Chancellor Rudolph F. Crew and U.S. Rep. Carolyn Maloney joined students from MS 167, Senator Wagner Middle School, to listen and learn about the "Census in the Schools" program, a program designed to help children understand the Census, and raise awareness within children's families about the importance of filling out Census forms.

Oct 22, 1999 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, U.S. Reps. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY), Pete Stark (D-CA), Tony Hall (D-OH), Tom Barrett (D-WI), and Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) introduced the "Welfare Tracking Act of 1999." The legislation is intended to give Congress a better understanding of the full impact of welfare reform by requiring states to track several measures of well-being of former recipients of Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF).

Oct 12, 1999 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC -- "Today, there are six billion people on earth. But these numbers only tell part of the story. It is the people, and especially women and the one billion youth around the world, who will ultimately determine whether we grow in the next 50 years to 9 or 12 billion people, or to 50 or 75 billion.

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Oct 1, 1999 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Census Bureau Director Ken Prewitt, Congressional Census Subcommittee Chairman Dan Miller (R-FL), and Census Subcommittee Ranking-Chair Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) visited a local census office in Alexandria, Virginia.

Sep 29, 1999 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- "Mr. Blackwell spent this past weekend in California busy campaigning for his Republican presidential hopeful, Steve Forbes. Maybe if Mr. Blackwell were focused on attending to just one of his two day jobs, he would have noticed that his office released an irrelevant report to the Congress on the 2000 Census. There are three reasons why this report is irrelevant :

Sep 28, 1999 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Last night, conferees for the Foreign Operations Appropriations bill agreed to include in their conference report the House-passed UNFPA language - $25 million, minus the amount spent on China - and to continue current law with regard to US AID's population program.

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Sep 28, 1999 Press Release
  • On September 22, 1999 the GAO released a report which verified the accuracy of the Census Bureau's financial plan for the 2000 Census.

  • With less than 200 days until Census Day 2000, the Census Bureau needs to buy advertising time, and recruit and interview over 3 million prospective employees in order to hire 860,000 enumerators to actually do the Census. The Bureau needs and deserves funding which is adequate consistent, and predictable.

  • The GAO found the Census Bureau to be helpful, open, and meticulous in sharing information. They that the Census Bureau has crafted itself a smart, timely, and conservative plan for operating the 2000 Census.

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