WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Today, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), author of several bills defending the rights of women who choose to breastfeed, was the keynote speaker at the United States Breastfeeding Committee (USBC) congressional luncheon and briefing. USBC used the event to launch its strategic plan: Breastfeeding In The United States: A National Agenda. The strategic plan is a reflection of the recommendations set forth in the Surgeon General 's document HHS Blueprint for Action on Breastfeeding as well as the Healthy People 2010 breastfeeding goals.
NEW YORK, NY - Originally requested in September of 1997, the final Roosevelt Island Seawall Study performed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACOE), was received this week by the Roosevelt Island Operating Committee (RIOC) and Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY). The study investigated the condition of the seawall that structurally supports Roosevelt Island as well as the non-sea-walled, South-End shoreline of the island. The seawall study states, “While imminent failure is not a concern, an appropriate preventative maintenance program should be undertaken.”
NEW YORK: In a recent letter to Jane Garvey, Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY 14th) and Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY 8th) urged the FAA to complete accurately a long-overdue, Congressionally mandated report on the impact of helicopter noise on individuals in densely populated areas.