NEW YORK: At the request of eight members of Congress from New York, the United States General Accounting Office (GAO) has produced the first official assessment of major economic impact studies of the September 11th terrorist attacks on New York.
NEW YORK -- East Side parents are eagerly anticipating the opening of a new academically rigorous high school on the East Side of Manhattan. The new school, which will be known as the Eleanor Roosevelt High School, is slated to open its doors to students in September 2002 in a temporary location. The school is expected to move to its permanent location the following year. Parents and Elected Officials received an update on the new school from the Board of Education last Friday at a meeting of the Task Force for an East Side High School.
Washington, DC -- Today, on the 82nd Anniversary of Congress sending the 19th Amendment to states for ratification, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney, the author of the woman's equality amendment (ERA), released a state-by-state report of Members of Congress that have yet to co-sponsor the Constitutional Amendment -- despite the fact that the states they represent ratified the ERA in the past, or their home-state constitutions include language almost identical to the federal amendment awaiting approval. The report can be viewed at: www.house.gov/maloney/proerastates.htm
NEW YORK: Last night at a public hearing held by the Lower-Manhattan Development Corporation (LMDC) and the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY) highlighted the glaring absence of the Second Avenue subway in a preliminary proposal for the future of lower-Manhattan.
Washington, DC - Today, Representative Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), the lead Democrat on H.R. 1877, praised her colleagues for passing this important piece of legislation. The Child Sex Crimes Wiretapping Act gives federal agents the authority to wiretap suspected sex predators and child pornographers.