Press Releases

Jun 29, 2000 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Tonight, when weary House and Senate negotiators brought the conference report of the FY2000 supplemental appropriations spending bill to the House and Senate floors, included in the final text of the bill was $3 million for New York's Second Avenue subway secured by Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney (D-Manhattan, Queens). The conference report will likely be voted on in both the House and Senate before the July 4th recess and signed by the President shortly thereafter.
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.

Jun 27, 2000 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, members of the Nazi War Criminals Records Interagency Working Group testified before Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) and the Government Management, Information and Technology Subcommittee on progress made in the declassification of documents since the passage of Rep. Maloney's War Crimes Disclosure Act.

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Jun 26, 2000 Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C.: Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) recently spoke on the House Floor in support of a Federal housing program for people with AIDS and to fight against an appropriations bill (HR4635) that would cut funds for crucial Housing and Urban Development (HUD) programs . The following are excerpts from the Congresswoman's remarks:

Jun 16, 2000 Press Release

NEW YORK: In the wake of the ghastly attacks on at least 24 women in Central Park this Sunday, Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney (Manhattan, Queens) and leading women's rights leaders condemned hate crimes today, and urged passage of three Federal bills that would establish a more comprehensive program to fight hate crimes and gender-related violence. Violent crimes motivated by gender bias, race, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, disability, or national origin, are extremely unjust because they create a climate of fear that keeps a particular segment of society from participating fully and freely in society.

Jun 13, 2000 Press Release

NEW YORK - Today, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-Manhattan, Queens) expressed her support for Queens Borough President Claire Shulman's decision to join the City of New York's lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).

Jun 13, 2000 Press Release

NEW YORK: In the wake of the ghastly attacks on at least 24 women in Central Park this Sunday, Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney (Manhattan, Queens) and leading women's rights leaders condemned hate crimes today, and urged passage of three Federal bills that would establish a more comprehensive program to fight hate crimes and gender-related violence. Violent crimes motivated by gender bias, race, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, disability, or national origin, are extremely unjust because they create a climate of fear that keeps a particular segment of society from participating fully and freely in society.

Jun 12, 2000 Press Release

NEW YORK - Three federal grants totaling $800,000 were recently awarded to outstanding service organizations in the 14th Congressional District, represented by Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney (D - Manhattan, Queens). The receiving organizations, the International Rescue Committee, the Department of Geriatrics/Adult Development at Mount Sinai School of Medicine, and the Salvation Army of Greater New York are dedicated to improving conditions for the sick, the disadvantaged, and the homeless. Federal funds will enable these organizations to develop innovative programs to better serve New Yorkers.

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Jun 1, 2000 Press Release

NEW YORK - Today, at the East Side Animal Hospital, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-Manhattan, Queens) released a study revealing a whopping 150% price differential between prescriptions sold to humans on one hand and animals on another. At the press conference beleaguered New Yorkers - many of them seniors on Medicare - explained that they are unable to afford the skyrocketing prices for their prescription medications. Meanwhile, local veterinarians detailed just how inexpensive the same drugs are for cats and dogs.

May 25, 2000 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), Dem. Chair of the Congressional Caucus for Women's Issues, along with Reps. Tom Davis (R-VA), Steny Hoyer (D-MD) and Lynn Woolsey (D-CA) introduced the Federal Employees Paid Parental Leave Act of 2000. The bill provides six weeks of paid leave for the birth or adoption of a child for federal employees. Federal employees currently do not have the option of taking paid parental leave.

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