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May 23, 2001 Press Release

WASHINGTON: "This bill delivers for New York's kids and for young people around the nation, and that's the top priority," said Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY) - a former teacher - of her vote tonight in favor of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) authorization bill (H.R.1).

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May 23, 2001 Press Release

Thank you Mr. Chairman for holding this hearing today on the state of the economy. As we have seen since the middle of last year, economic growth has slowed dramatically.

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May 22, 2001 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- After learning that the Taliban-led government will be requiring Hindus to wear an identity label on their clothing in Islamic Afghanistan to distinguish them from Muslims, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-Manhattan, Queens) released the following statement:

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May 21, 2001 Press Release

NEW YORK - Today, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-Queens, Manhattan) expressed strong support for federal legislation aimed at reducing congestion at LaGuardia airport as well as initiatives to reduce air and noise pollution caused by air traffic at LaGuardia. Maloney, a vocal opponent of efforts to expand the number of take-offs and landings at LaGuardia, released the following statement today:

May 21, 2001 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Today, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-Manhattan, Queens), the former Ranking Member of the Census Subcommittee and the founder and Chair of the Congressional Census Caucus, issued the following statement upon the release of the Census 2000 Demographic Profile for New York.

May 21, 2001 Press Release
Today 16 members of the House Government Reform Committee, led by Reps. Henry A. Waxman (D-CA), Wm. Lacy Clay (D-MO), and Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), are filing suit in federal court in Los Angeles against the Secretary of Commerce. The purpose of the lawsuit is to compel the Bush Administration to release the adjusted data from the 2000 census.
May 17, 2001 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - Today, U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer (D-NY) and Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) praised President Bush for recommending in his energy package that the Department of Interior and the Department of Health and Human Services bolster LIHEAP funding by using a portion of oil and gas royalty payments. Senator Schumer and Congresswoman Maloney introduced legislation to this effect earlier this spring. Mrs. Maloney's bill in the House "To amend the Mineral Leasing Act to make available for the low-income home energy assistance program 5 percent of moneys received by the United States from onshore Federal oil and gas development," was introduced on March 8, 2001.
May 17, 2001 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, when the Hope for Children Act was debated on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), an adoption advocate, delivered the following remarks.

May 16, 2001 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, after reading news reports that members of the Bush Administration have been quietly devising a legal strategy to overturn former President Clinton's designation of the Governors Island forts as national monuments, Representatives Jerrold Nadler (D-Manhattan) and Carolyn B. Maloney (D-Manhattan, Queens) sent the attached letter to President Bush. The letter asks President Bush to respect the bipartisan plan in place to preserve Governors Island and to select a member of his White House staff to serve as the chief point of contact on Governors Island for Governor George Pataki, Mayor Rudolph Giuliani, the New York City Council, the New York Senate and House delegation, and local civic, historic preservation, business, and environmental groups.

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May 16, 2001 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-Manhattan, Queens) announced today she will introduce legislation giving federal agents the power to track down sexual predators, targeting those who peddle child pornography, engage in child sex-slave traffic or use travel agencies that arrange international sex tours with minors. Mrs. Maloney introduced this bill with Congresswoman Nancy Johnson (R-CT).

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