Press Releases

Apr 19, 2001 Press Release

WASHINGTON-- Rep. Carolyn Maloney(D-NY) today urged President Bush not to appoint oil industry insiders to lead the Federal agency charged with the oversight of oil companies' conduct on Federal lands. Recent reports have indicated that President Bush is considering two industry insiders, Tom Sellers of Conoco Inc. and Ben Dillon of the Independent Petroleum Association of America to lead the Department of Interior's Minerals Management Service.

Apr 19, 2001 Press Release
Washington, D.C. - Staunch health care rights supporter, Representative Carolyn Maloney (D-NY-14), strongly supports H.R. 967, Access to Cancer Clinical Trials.
Apr 9, 2001 Press Release

NEW YORK, NY - Today, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) released the following statement regarding President Bush's proposed FY 2002 budget.

Apr 4, 2001 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. Representative Carolyn Maloney (D- NY), introduced a resolution in Congress today to honor the ASPCA on its 135th birthday.

Apr 4, 2001 Press Release
WASHINGTON: "Prescription drug costs are a life and death issue for thousands of American seniors," US Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY) said today upon the introduction of The Prescription Drug Fairness for Seniors Act of 2001. "We cannot just stand by and watch as drug prices skyrocket beyond the reach of seniors precisely in their time of most critical need. This is life-saving medicine we're talking about, not soda-pop and candy."
Mar 30, 2001 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Protecting the interests of new mothers, Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-14) introduced H.R. 285, The Breastfeeding Promotion Act to the 107th Congress. The act amends
the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to protect breastfeeding by new mothers, provides for a performance standard for breast pumps, and provides tax incentives to encourage breastfeeding.

Mar 22, 2001 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) was joined by a bipartisan team of her male colleagues when she introduced The Equal Right Amendment for the 107th Congress. Mrs. Maloney introduced her bill with over 160 original co-sponsors.

Mar 16, 2001 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) released the following statement after the Census Bureau admitted that they have missed at least 6.4 million people and double counted 3.1 million and those numbers could be in fact much higher missing as many as 7.6 million people and double counting 4.3 million:

Mar 16, 2001 Press Release

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.

Mar 15, 2001 Press Release

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.