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 :
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.
"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.
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- "I want to commend both Senator Durbin, Senator Feingold, and especially Senator Boxer for their hard work to defeat this special interest legislation in the Senate. I am outraged that their opponents in the US Senate continue to defend this inexcusable special interest rider. Their opponents are obviously more interested in protecting the greasy hands of big-oil special interests, than in giving America's schoolchildren the money they are entitled to."
WASHINGTON, D.C. - "I was proud today to cast a vote protecting New York City's families from price hikes in the cost of milk. No mom, dad, grandparent, teenager, or baby deserves to have Washington politicians threatening his or her ability to buy the most nutritious and essential drink: milk.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, when the House approved the Treasury-Postal Conference Report, an amendment introduced by Congressional Women's Caucus Co-Chair Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) to make breastfeeding legal on all federal property passed through the U.S. House of Representatives. After today's passage, Mrs. Maloney's breastfeeding legislation will soon be voted on in the Senate, when the Senate considers the Treasury-Postal Conference Report. After the Senate vote, the amendment may shortly be on its way to being signed into law by the President.
WASHINGTON, DC - "I am confident that tomorrow Congress will rise from its own ashes of big-money influence and do the one thing Americans have been asking us to do for decades: pass campaign finance reform.
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- "Today's defeat in the Senate of the oil royalties rider proves once again that whenever we debate these issues out in the open, the tax payers always win. Whenever big-money, big-oil companies are able to do their dealings in backrooms, the tax payers always lose.