Press Releases

Oct 25, 2000 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney (D-Manhattan, Queens), Democratic Chair of the Congressional Women's Caucus, hailed the passage of the Foreign Operations Appropriations bill in the House, which will restore and increase the United State's commitment to international family planning. The successful bill raises USAID funding to $425 million, up from $385 million last year, and removes anti-democratic Gag Rule restrictions. Maloney released the following statement after the House vote:

Oct 18, 2000 Press Release

The United States District Court for the District of Columbia in a unanimous three judge opinion has told Virginia that it will not approve its attempt to avoid accurately counting Virginia's Black, Hispanic, Asian and American Indian Population.

Sep 28, 2000 Press Release

Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), Ranking Member of the Census Subcommittee, released the following statement on the Commerce Department's announcement today, that they have put in place a new rule returning to the Census Bureau the ability to decide whether or not to issue corrected Census data for the 2000 Census.

Sep 27, 2000 Press Release
Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), Ranking Member of the Census Subcommittee, released the following statement on the Census Bureau's announcement today projecting a budget surplus of over 300 million dollars for the 2000 Census.
Sep 26, 2000 Press Release
Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), Ranking Member of the Census Subcommittee, released the following statement on today's announcement by the Census Bureau that the poverty rate is at a 20-year low and household income is at record highs.
Sep 20, 2000 Press Release
NEW YORK: U.S. Representative Carolyn Maloney (NY) applauded Manhattan residents for returning their U.S. Census forms and achieving an overall 60% response rate for New York County, topping the Census target rate for the county of 57%.
Sep 19, 2000 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, Representative Carolyn B. Maloney (D-Manhattan, Queens), along with Rep. Jim Walsh and other members of the New York Congressional delegation, paid tribute to the retiring Senator from New York, Daniel Patrick Moynihan. Members of the New York delegation spoke from the U.S. House of Representatives floor this morning, sharing stories about and praise for Senator Moynihan.
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Aug 9, 2000 Press Release
Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), Ranking Member of the Census Subcommittee released the following statement on the Republican Majority's plans to invade the privacy of tens of thousands of Americans who work for the Census.
Jul 25, 2000 Press Release

Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), Ranking Member of the Census subcommittee released the following statement on the Republican Majority's allegations of procedural violations and fraud in several Local Census Offices.

Jun 29, 2000 Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C. - On Friday, June 23, the House of Representatives voted down an amendment that included significant cuts in the Census Bureau's budget after Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D - Manhattan, Queens) led opposition to it. The amendment, which was introduced by Rep. Howard Coble (R-NC), failed by a vote of 145-223.

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