Press Releases

Jan 26, 2001 Press Release

Long Island City, NEW YORK: Congresswoman Carlolyn B. Maloney visited P.S. 17 - The Henry David Thoreau School - in Long Island City today, to amplify the importance of technology in the classroom. P.S. 17 recently received a grant of $7,000 from Verizon for computers, hardware, software, scanners, and printers to expand a program that incorporates online computer research into the educational activities of the students in the K through 5th grade school.

Jan 23, 2001 Press Release
NEW YORK: Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (Manhattan, Queens) and a coalition of East Side elected officials are fighting to preserve the already low number of public schools in the area. Maloney and the coalition recently urged the New York City Board of Education to keep a prime piece of East Side real estate, where P.S. 151 currently exists, as a site for public education. The P.S. 151 building is scheduled to close at the end of this school year due to the building's physical decay and because it is sinking into the sediment of its 91st Street and 1st Avenue location.
Jan 23, 2001 Press Release

WASHINGTON-- Today, the White House released a Presidential Proclamation, signed by President Clinton, to grant national monument status to the forts and associated ordinance buildings on Governors Island.

Jan 22, 2001 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY) released the following statement tonight, in response to President Bush's actions regarding international family planning:

Jan 22, 2001 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY), ranking Democrat on the House Census subcommittee, released the following letter today to Commerce Secretary Don Evans on press reports that Tom Hofeller, the RNC's redistricting expert is being considered by the Bush administration for Census Director.

Jan 19, 2001 Press Release

NEW YORK: Last night, at a town forum that she organized and moderated, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (Manhattan, Queens) received a commitment from the President of the New York City Board of Education, William Thompson, and Board of Education member Dr. Irving Hamer, to construct an academically rigorous public high school on the East Side. Dr. Hamer indicated that the school, which will challenge its students with an AP (Advanced Placement) track and emphasize a college preparatory curriculum, will be located in a large existing school building at 96th Street and 1st Avenue. President Thompson suggested that a reasonable time frame for the school's completion would be September 2002.

Jan 19, 2001 Press Release

NEW YORK - Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY) and Charlie King, the Regional Director of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) highlighted the best HUD budget in 20 years, today, on the last day of the Clinton administration. Maloney noted that HUD's 2001 budget marks the highest funding level approved by Congress since 1981 and a 16% increase over fiscal year 2000.

Jan 17, 2001 Press Release

NEW YORK, NY - With just two days left in the final term of President William Jefferson Clinton, today, Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney (D-Manhattan, Queens) and with Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-Manhattan, Brooklyn), sent a letter to President Clinton asking him to find an opportunity in the last hours of his days in the "Casa Blanca" to add areas of Governors Island, including Castle Williams and Fort Jay, to the list of National Monuments.

Jan 16, 2001 Press Release

NEW YORK: Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY), Co-Chair of the Congressional Caucus for Women's Issues, spoke out today to highlight the extreme record of John Ashcroft regarding women's reproductive rights and women's health issues. Maloney joined Physicians for Reproductive Choice and Health in New York to delineate reasoning for their opposition to the confirmation of Ashcroft for U.S. Attorney General. The following is the statement of Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney (D-NY), released at the news conference with Physicians for Reproductive Choice and Health:

Jan 8, 2001 Press Release

NEW YORK: Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (Queens, Manhattan) released the following statement tonight in conjunction with a rally to oppose the construction of two new power plants in Long Island City.