Press Releases

Jun 23, 2002 Press Release
NEW YORK: Today, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) joined the New York Immigration Coalition (NYIC), other advocacy groups, and numerous New Yorkers impacted by 9/11, to urge FEMA to end its incomprehensible delays and rigid, arbitrary standards when considering aid to New Yorkers affected by 9/11 who are in jeopardy of losing their homes.
Jun 20, 2002 Press Release
Washington, DC- Today, Representatives Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), Jim Greenwood (R-PA), Nita Lowey (D-NY), and Doug Ose (R-CA) sent a letter to the President asking him to release the findings of a report submitted to him by a team he sent to investigate UNFPA's work in China.
Jun 20, 2002 Press Release

WASHINGTON: In response to today's Supreme Court decision on the U.S. Census, Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney (NY), former ranking member of the House Census subcommittee released the following statement:

Jun 17, 2002 Press Release

Maher Terminals, Port Elizabeth, NJ - Today, Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) and Sen. Jon Corzine (D-NJ) called on the Senate to pass legislation that will establish a temporary federal program to compensate for the unavailability of terror insurance.

Jun 16, 2002 Press Release

New York City, NY - NYC seniors are paying some of the highest prescription drug prices in the developed world, forcing them to choose between life-altering or even life-saving treatments and necessities such as food or rent, according to a new international study conducted by the offices of Reps. Carolyn Maloney (D - Manhattan & Queens) and Anthony Wiener (D-Queens & Brooklyn). The study, which was prepared in conjunction with the Special Investigations Division of the House Committee on Government Reform, revealed that NYC Seniors pay substantially more for the same medications than seniors in other countries.

Jun 13, 2002 Press Release

Senator Boxer, Chairman Biden, and members of the committee: On behalf of the U.S. House of Representatives, and especially on behalf of its women members and supporters of the rights of women worldwide, I commend you for holding this hearing on the CEDAW Treaty for the Rights of Women. A public discussion is an important step toward ratification of the treaty and a step toward equality for women worldwide. These hearings are long overdue - more than 22 years overdue.

Jun 11, 2002 Press Release

Washington, DC - Today, the Health subcommittee of the Energy and Commerce Committee in the House of Representatives favorably reported HR 1784, The Women's Health Office Act, to the full committee. The bill was introduced last May by Congresswoman Connie Morella (R-MD). Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney is the lead Democrat on the bipartisan bill.

Jun 11, 2002 Press Release

NEW YORK: The U.S. Department of Transportation will release federal funds to the MTA this week for the long-awaited Second Avenue subway and for the extension of the Long Island Railroad into Grand Central Station - a project known as "East Side Access" - according to Transportation Department documents released today.

Jun 10, 2002 Press Release

New York, N. Y. - Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney, (D-Manhattan, Queens) received the National Legislative Leadership Award from the Metropolitan Council on Jewish Poverty, this Sunday, June 9, 2002, at their Twenty-Sixth Annual Legislative Breakfast: "The Challenges of Transition and Change."

Jun 6, 2002 Press Release
New York: The New York State Business and Professional Women organization (BPW/NYS) presented Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney (NY) with their "Woman of the Year" Award today for her legislative achievements and advocacy on behalf of women in the workplace.