Press Releases

Oct 22, 1999 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, U.S. Reps. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY), Pete Stark (D-CA), Tony Hall (D-OH), Tom Barrett (D-WI), and Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) introduced the "Welfare Tracking Act of 1999." The legislation is intended to give Congress a better understanding of the full impact of welfare reform by requiring states to track several measures of well-being of former recipients of Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF).

Oct 12, 1999 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC -- "Today, there are six billion people on earth. But these numbers only tell part of the story. It is the people, and especially women and the one billion youth around the world, who will ultimately determine whether we grow in the next 50 years to 9 or 12 billion people, or to 50 or 75 billion.

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Oct 1, 1999 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Census Bureau Director Ken Prewitt, Congressional Census Subcommittee Chairman Dan Miller (R-FL), and Census Subcommittee Ranking-Chair Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) visited a local census office in Alexandria, Virginia.

Sep 29, 1999 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- "Mr. Blackwell spent this past weekend in California busy campaigning for his Republican presidential hopeful, Steve Forbes. Maybe if Mr. Blackwell were focused on attending to just one of his two day jobs, he would have noticed that his office released an irrelevant report to the Congress on the 2000 Census. There are three reasons why this report is irrelevant :

Sep 28, 1999 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Last night, conferees for the Foreign Operations Appropriations bill agreed to include in their conference report the House-passed UNFPA language - $25 million, minus the amount spent on China - and to continue current law with regard to US AID's population program.

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Sep 28, 1999 Press Release
  • On September 22, 1999 the GAO released a report which verified the accuracy of the Census Bureau's financial plan for the 2000 Census.

  • With less than 200 days until Census Day 2000, the Census Bureau needs to buy advertising time, and recruit and interview over 3 million prospective employees in order to hire 860,000 enumerators to actually do the Census. The Bureau needs and deserves funding which is adequate consistent, and predictable.

  • The GAO found the Census Bureau to be helpful, open, and meticulous in sharing information. They that the Census Bureau has crafted itself a smart, timely, and conservative plan for operating the 2000 Census.
Sep 28, 1999 Press Release
I would like to thank Her Majesty Queen Noor of Jordan for making her first official visit to Capitol Hill today. Queen Noor has been a exemplary and admirable leader of the campaign to eradicate landmines. I am honored that she has chosen to bring her compassion for this issue to our nation's Capitol today. And I sincerely hope Her Majesty's visit will convince my colleagues beyond a doubt to support funding for persons tragically hurt by anti-personal landmines.
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Sep 28, 1999 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- "Mr. Blackwell spent this past weekend in California busy campaigning for his Republican presidential hopeful, Steve Forbes. Maybe if Mr. Blackwell were focused on attending to just one of his two day jobs, he would have noticed that his office released an irrelevant report to the Congress on the 2000 Census. There are three reasons why this report is irrelevant :

Sep 27, 1999 Press Release

NEW YORK -- On Sunday, September 26, at Hunter College, youth from across New York City joined Congresswoman Maloney (D-Manhattan, Queens) to participate in an interactive forum on youth violence. During the forum, over 150 students from schools and youth organizations talked about ideas and experiences in an effort to create a collective strategy to stop youth violence.

Sep 23, 1999 Press Release

"Last night, two young men were killed, and two others wounded in Manhattan’s Kips Bay section. The shooting occurred in front of a crowd of teens. Youth in New York are exposed to major acts of violence everyday, and that is why we must give New York’s youth an opportunity to combine their energy and voices to stop the violence that inundates their communities," Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney said today.

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