WASHINGTON: The U.S. House or Representatives passed an $80,000 appropriation today for the Variety Boys & Girls Club of Queens, Inc. and its T.E.E.N. Society Program, a pregnancy prevention initiative for teenagers. The appropriation was voted on as part of the fiscal year 2002 Veterans Affairs, Housing and Urban Development and Independent Agencies Appropriations conference report. After the Senate votes on the conference report, the President is expected to sign the legislation into law.
First, I'd like to thank UNFPA for all of their hard work in producing this important report.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - After today's announcement from the Bush administration that it was not correcting the Census, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) released the following statement:
WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Representatives Carolyn B. Maloney (D-Manhattan, Queens-NY) and Thomas Reynolds (R-Clarence-NY) have introduced the I Love NY Tax Deduction Act, legislation that will allow individuals to deduct $500, and joint filers $1000, from their federal income taxes for the cost of meals, lodging or entertainment in New York City in 2002. Taxpayers are eligible for the deduction whether or not they itemize their taxes.
I can personally report to the Committee that, having been to ground zero in New York City several times, the amount of damage is truly staggering. The investigation, recovery of the missing and cleanup is on a massive scale.
NEW YORK: Today, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) announced that she is co-sponsoring a bill to provide relief to airline and airport workers who have lost their jobs due to the terrorist attacks of September 11. To date, more than 100,000 airline employees have been laid off in the wake of the tragedy, a number that is almost certain to rise.
NEW YORK: Today, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) and Congressman Vito Fossella (R-NY) introduced a House Resolution honoring Mayor Rudolph Giuliani, the rescue workers, and the residents of New York City for their valiant efforts in responding to the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center.