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:
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.
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.
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.
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.