Standing with New York seniors struggling to pay high heating bills, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney and US Senator Charles E. Schumer today announced new legislation to increase annual funding for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) by an estimated $75-125 million per year. The bill, the Low-Income Energy Reinvestment Act, would direct a portion of the oil royalties paid to the federal government to the LIHEAP program, resulting $9-15 million in increased assistance for New York City alone.
NEW YORK: The U.S. Census Bureau, today, released data for New York State from the 2000 Census and, on the same day, explained that they completed work for all 50 states for corrected, block-by-block level data, but the Bush administration continues to block the release of the corrected data.
WASHINGTON, D.C.--Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) released the following statement after the Census Bureau reported that they have, in fact, completed corrected block level data for all fifty states and after the judge in the City of Los Angles-led Census litigation set a March 30th hearing date:
WASHINGTON, DC - On Thursday, March 8, 2001, Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) celebrated International Women's Day by urging House Members pay special tribute the women around the world. Speaking from the U.S. House floor, Rep. Maloney submitted the following statement into the Congressional Record:
Today, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) re-introduced the Revitalizing Cities Through Parks Enhancement Act (RECIPE). This Bill establishes a $10 million grant program which helps non-profit community groups obtain leases for vacant, municipally-owned lots. This program also provides funding to help them transform these lots into small community gardens and parks.
Please view the report below.
New York's Nursing Home Enforcement Has Been Inadequate
Prepared for Rep. Louise M. Slaughter
and Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) made the following statement in the House Financial Services Committee:
WASHINGTON - Today, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), a senior member of the House Financial Services Committee, joined Ranking Member John LaFalce (D-NY) and Housing Subcommittee Ranking Member Barney Frank (D-MA) to speak out against President Bush's proposed budget cuts to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). At the press conference, Maloney released the following statement:
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney released the following "Top Ten Questions on the Census to Ask Commerce Secretary Evans" at his Commerce Department press conference today: