Press Releases

Jun 28, 2001 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, the Subcommittee on Domestic Monetary Policy, Technology, and Economic Growth held a hearing: "ESIGN - Encouraging the Use of Electronic Signatures in the Financial Services Industry." Ranking Member Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) delivered the following statement at the hearing:

Jun 27, 2001 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. - An article that appeared in today's The New York Times details how the rewording of a question on the 2000 Census form about Hispanic ethnicity led to large numbers of Latinos failing to identify themselves in the appropriate ethnic group. The Bureau reported that the number of Dominicans in the city was 406,806, yet city officials believe that number is missing almost 150,000 individuals. The Bureau also reported that the City's Colombian population had dropped by more than 7,000, but this number was expected to increase by 35,000. After reading these press reports, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) called on Congress to hold an immediate hearing to look into how the Census Bureau made this sizable statistical error.
Jun 21, 2001 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, when the U.S. House of Representatives considered the Interior Appropriations Bill for FY 2002 (H.R. 2217), the House passed, by voice vote, an amendment targeting the oil royalties scheme authored by Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) was ruled into order. The amendment ensures that tax payers do not lose money through the Royalty in Kind program (RIK).
Jun 19, 2001 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Congressman Mike Bilirakis (R-FL) and Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) today introduced legislation which expresses the United States' support for the admission of Cyprus to the European Union (EU). Forty-one Members of Congress joined Bilirakis and Maloney in sponsoring the bipartisan measure.

Jun 18, 2001 Press Release

Washington, DC-Today, Congressman Joseph Crowley (NY-07) and Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney (NY-14) announced that a House subcommittee has approved $250,000 for the Long Island City Links Project (LIC Links). The funding will be made available through an earmark in the FY 2002 House Transportation Appropriations Subcommittee. The full House will vote on the measure later this year.

Jun 14, 2001 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, the House passed 404-22 The Investor and Capital Markets Fee Relief Act, HR 1088, legislation introduced March 15, 2001, by Reps. Vito Fosella (R-NY) and Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY). Rep. Maloney released the following statement:

Jun 12, 2001 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) testified before the Energy and Mineral Resources Subcommittee hearing on collection and disposition of federal oil and gas royalties taken in-kind.
Jun 11, 2001 Press Release

NEW YORK: Today, the Task Force for an East Side high school, co-chaired by Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney and Manhattan Borough President C. Virginia Fields, together with Board of Education officials, announced a major investment in an existing school and the creation of another one the East Side of Manhattan.

Jun 7, 2001 Press Release

NEW YORK - Today, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-Queens, Manhattan) expressed strong support for the Port Authority's recently released recommendations to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) aimed at reducing flight congestion at LaGuardia airport. Key ideas in the Port Authority report include encouraging voluntary industry solutions, limiting the number of flights permitted each hour at LaGuardia, charging airlines a "congestion fee" for most flights during peak periods or conducting an auction among the airlines for a predetermined number of permitted flights, and providing financial incentives to encourage the use of larger aircrafts.

Jun 4, 2001 Press Release

NEW YORK: Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (Queens, Manhattan) rallied in the rain with Queens residents this Saturday to oppose the irresponsible development of power plants in an already inundated Western Queens community. Maloney will also submit testimony tonight at a public hearing, regarding a 500 Megawatt power plant proposed for Astoria, sponsored by the New York Power Authority, the Department of Environmental Conservation, and the Public Service Commission. The following comments are excerpts from Maloney's testimony to be delivered this evening: