Press Releases

Jul 11, 2001 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The United States Postal Service (USPS) decided yesterday to continue delivering mail six days a week. Facing losses approaching $2 billion this year, the USPS was considering the cancellation of Saturday delivery services. After further review, the Board of Governors decided yesterday to drop the plan.

Jul 11, 2001 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- As the U.S. House of Representatives passed its annual Agriculture Appropriations bill tonight, Congressman Joseph Crowley (NY) and Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY) announced a major increase in federal appropriations to battle the tree-killing Asian Longhorned Beetle.
Jul 10, 2001 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- "If the report today that the White House is cutting a deal with the Salvation Army is true, then there is reason for grave concern. If it will serve their right wing agenda, the Bush administration will do just about anything, even contradict their signature local control over federal control mantra by overturning local anti-discrimination laws."

Jul 9, 2001 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- A Congressional study released today by members of the House Committee on Government Reform shows that voters in low-income, high-minority districts were, on average, over three times as likely to have their votes for president discarded as were voters in affluent, low-minority districts in the 2000 presidential election.
Jul 2, 2001 Press Release

Washington, D.C.: A report released today by the National Archives highlights a recently disclosed document declassified under the Nazi War Crimes Disclosure Act showing that the United States may have learned about the Holocaust earlier than previously had been known. A November 24, 1941 dispatch from the Chilean consul in Prague to the Chilean government, believed to have been intercepted by British intelligence, stated, "The Jewish problem is being partially solved in the (Nazi) Protectorate, as it has been decided to eradicate all the Jews and send some to Poland...The German triumph will leave Europe freed of Semites..." This document appears in the files of the United States Coordinator of Information (COI), a predecessor to the Office of Strategic Services (OSS) and the Central Intelligence Agency, by March 20, 1942 - one of the earliest indications in British and U.S. files of the overall Nazi policy toward the Jewish population of Europe.

Jun 28, 2001 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Today, after learning that Citigroup decided to suspend the sale of single premium credit insurance, Subcommittee on Domestic Monetary Policy, Technology, and Economic Growth Ranking Member Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) released the following statement:

Jun 28, 2001 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, the Subcommittee on Domestic Monetary Policy, Technology, and Economic Growth held a hearing: "ESIGN - Encouraging the Use of Electronic Signatures in the Financial Services Industry." Ranking Member Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) delivered the following statement at the hearing:

Jun 27, 2001 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. - An article that appeared in today's The New York Times details how the rewording of a question on the 2000 Census form about Hispanic ethnicity led to large numbers of Latinos failing to identify themselves in the appropriate ethnic group. The Bureau reported that the number of Dominicans in the city was 406,806, yet city officials believe that number is missing almost 150,000 individuals. The Bureau also reported that the City's Colombian population had dropped by more than 7,000, but this number was expected to increase by 35,000. After reading these press reports, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) called on Congress to hold an immediate hearing to look into how the Census Bureau made this sizable statistical error.
Jun 21, 2001 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, when the U.S. House of Representatives considered the Interior Appropriations Bill for FY 2002 (H.R. 2217), the House passed, by voice vote, an amendment targeting the oil royalties scheme authored by Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) was ruled into order. The amendment ensures that tax payers do not lose money through the Royalty in Kind program (RIK).
Jun 19, 2001 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Congressman Mike Bilirakis (R-FL) and Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) today introduced legislation which expresses the United States' support for the admission of Cyprus to the European Union (EU). Forty-one Members of Congress joined Bilirakis and Maloney in sponsoring the bipartisan measure.

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