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Jan 20, 2000 Press Release

NEW YORK - After learning last night that the US Navy has decided to restore full ties to the Tailhook Association, the naval aviators organization that gained attention in 1991 for a slew of scandalous acts of sexual harassment waged against female officers during their Las Vegas convention, Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney (D-Manhattan, Queens) released the following statement:

Jan 20, 2000 Press Release

The U.S. Census Bureau will be hiring thousands of New Yorkers for temporary, well-paid employment beginning in mid-April for the 2000 Census, U.S. Representative Carolyn Maloney (D-Manhattan, Queens) announced today. Congresswoman Maloney is the Ranking Member of the Congressional Subcommittee on the Census.

Jan 14, 2000 Press Release

Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-Manhattan,Queens) discussed two key housing victories last night with seniors and community members at the Goddard-Riverside Community Center. Maloney announced details of the strengthened Housing and Urban Development (HUD) budget and recent agreements with the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) on the formation of their five-year plan. The following are excerpts from her speech:

Jan 14, 2000 Press Release

NEW YORK - Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney (D-Manhattan, Queens) is fighting the proposal to build a tower on top of the Citibank building at the corner of 91st and Madison. The proposed tower would be completely out of context in the Carnegie Hill Historic District. The area was designated a historic district because it preserves a moment in time when Madison Avenue was made up of low brownstones and townhouses.

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Jan 8, 2000 Press Release

NEW YORK - This morning, after hearing the President re-affirm his commitment to dramatically raising US funding for international family planning, Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) released the following statement:

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Jan 5, 2000 Press Release
Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-Manhattan, Queens) expressed her approval of the plan for the development of Governors Island released to the public today. She is a member of the Task Force on Governors Island :
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Jan 4, 2000 Press Release

NEW YORK - January 4, 2000 - Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-Queens, Manhattan) wants to put a stop to illegal sex tour operations based in the United States. These tour companies systematically promote prostitution and the sexual abuse of young girls in countries like Thailand and the Philippines by advertising and organizing sex tours for American men. Maloney is joined by Equality NOW and Gloria Steinem in the urgent call to Queens County District Attorney Richard Brown to prosecute Big Apple Oriental Tours - a well-established Queens-based sex tour operation.

Dec 21, 1999 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) released the following statement after learning of reports of the delay of the $500 million loan guarantee for the Tyumen Oil Company of Russia:

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Dec 20, 1999 Press Release

Washington - Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) today, called for a Federal investigation to determine if there is a link between dry cleaning and breast cancer, after a new study by the Silent Spring Institute found that women who regularly use professional dry cleaning are also among those who develop breast cancer at higher rates than others.

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Dec 17, 1999 Press Release
NEW YORK, NY -- Today, after reading a New York Times report that the White House is recommending that the independent Ex-Im Bank cancel a planned $500 million loan guarantee for a Russian oil company, Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney (D-NY), who has been closely following these guarantees for several months, praised the decision and announced her intention to introduce Ex-Im reform legislation next year. The company in question, Tyumen Oil, is widely reported to have manipulated the bankruptcy of a rival Russian oil company connected to numerous U.S. investors.
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