Press Releases

Feb 2, 2000 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - This morning, after attending a press conference with Vice President Gore and Senate and House Democrats, Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney (D-Manhattan, Queens) released the following statement:

Feb 1, 2000 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - After speaking with both Sister Maria Stephanopoulos, sister to former White House advisor George Stephanopoulos, and Nikki Stepanopoulos, mother of Sister Maria, Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney (D-NY), the chair of the Congressional Hellenic Caucus, sent a letter to Palestinian Authority Chairman Yasser Arafat expressing her outrage that the Palestinian Authority is using police to forcefully evict Sister Maria Stephanopoulos and another U.S. based religious leader from church property. Rep. Maloney has also been in contact with the State Department and the U.S. Embassy in Tel Aviv. The two American nuns have been secluded in the Jericho Garden Monastery in a two-week standoff with the Palestinian Authority to prevent the monastery from being taken over by the Moscow-based ''Red'' Russian Orthodox Church.

Jan 20, 2000 Press Release

NEW YORK – Today, after learning that the US Navy selected Camden, New Jersey over Bayonne, New Jersey, as the permanent location for the soon-to-be battleship museum USS New Jersey, Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney (D-Manhattan, Queens), a long time friend and advocate of the USS Intrepid museum, released the following statement:

Jan 20, 2000 Press Release

NEW YORK - After learning last night that the US Navy has decided to restore full ties to the Tailhook Association, the naval aviators organization that gained attention in 1991 for a slew of scandalous acts of sexual harassment waged against female officers during their Las Vegas convention, Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney (D-Manhattan, Queens) released the following statement:

Jan 20, 2000 Press Release

The U.S. Census Bureau will be hiring thousands of New Yorkers for temporary, well-paid employment beginning in mid-April for the 2000 Census, U.S. Representative Carolyn Maloney (D-Manhattan, Queens) announced today. Congresswoman Maloney is the Ranking Member of the Congressional Subcommittee on the Census.

Jan 14, 2000 Press Release

Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-Manhattan,Queens) discussed two key housing victories last night with seniors and community members at the Goddard-Riverside Community Center. Maloney announced details of the strengthened Housing and Urban Development (HUD) budget and recent agreements with the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) on the formation of their five-year plan. The following are excerpts from her speech:

Jan 14, 2000 Press Release

NEW YORK - Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney (D-Manhattan, Queens) is fighting the proposal to build a tower on top of the Citibank building at the corner of 91st and Madison. The proposed tower would be completely out of context in the Carnegie Hill Historic District. The area was designated a historic district because it preserves a moment in time when Madison Avenue was made up of low brownstones and townhouses.

Jan 8, 2000 Press Release

NEW YORK - This morning, after hearing the President re-affirm his commitment to dramatically raising US funding for international family planning, Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) released the following statement:

Jan 5, 2000 Press Release
Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-Manhattan, Queens) expressed her approval of the plan for the development of Governors Island released to the public today. She is a member of the Task Force on Governors Island :
Jan 4, 2000 Press Release

NEW YORK - January 4, 2000 - Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-Queens, Manhattan) wants to put a stop to illegal sex tour operations based in the United States. These tour companies systematically promote prostitution and the sexual abuse of young girls in countries like Thailand and the Philippines by advertising and organizing sex tours for American men. Maloney is joined by Equality NOW and Gloria Steinem in the urgent call to Queens County District Attorney Richard Brown to prosecute Big Apple Oriental Tours - a well-established Queens-based sex tour operation.