Press Releases

Feb 12, 1998 Press Release

WASHINGTON -- The Congressional Census Caucus is blasting a lawsuit filed today seeking to tie the 2000 Census up in court long enough to prevent the use of statistical methods to correct the undercount of the nation's poor, and minorities.

Feb 2, 1998 Press Release
Washington, DC -- February 2, 1998. The President sent his budget to Congress today outlining his priorities for the new year. Under the President's priority to improve government performance through better management, the President latched onto two legislative ideas introduced last summer by Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney: H.R 2063, the Debt Collection Wage Information Act, and H.R. 2347, the Federal Benefit Verification and Integrity Act.
Jan 21, 1998 Press Release
Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney gathered seven leading experts on child care tonight at the CUNY Graduate Center in midtown Manhattan to discuss our nation's child care system. Tonight's panelists examined how legislation before Congress and the President's recent child care proposal can make a real difference in the lives of children and their parents.
Jan 15, 1998 Press Release
Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney joined President Clinton, Mayor Giuliani and Commissioner Safir today at JFK Airport as the President announced that New York City will receive a $120 million Justice Department grant to fund 1,600 additional police officers. Today's announcement is part of the President's COPS Initiative, which has funded more than 70,000 police officers in communities across the country.
Jan 7, 1998 Press Release
The President today announced his support for the Child Care Infrastructure Act (H.R. 1706) which Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney introduced, along with Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, in May of last year.
Jan 6, 1998 Press Release

"After last month's bombshell from the Giuluani administration that they were seriously considering the possibility of building a casino on Governors Island, New Yorkers came out in droves against the idea. The Giuliani administration countered the attack by claiming they were just floating the idea of a casino.

Jan 6, 1998 Press Release

It's a tough job being a working mother: you have two full-time jobs and you must do them both well. Those jobs can become even tougher when employers discriminate against new mothers who want to breast-feed or express milk at the office. Breast-feeding has long been touted as healthy for babies, and now a new study published in the January issue of Pediatrics concludes that breast-fed babies are smarter. But the more than 50 percent of all new mothers who work all too often find their civil rights trampled upon when they try to breast-feed at work.

Dec 17, 1997 Press Release

Washington, DC -- December 17, 1997. After weathering strong bipartisan criticism at a hearing in front of the House Subcommittee on Government Management Information and Technology on November 12, the Treasury Department announced drastic management changes to its Financial Management Service (FMS).

Dec 16, 1997 Press Release

"There is a new sex scandal brewing in the nation's armed services. But it has nothing to do with command and subordination. It has to do with the further isolation of, and discrimination against, women.

Dec 7, 1997 Press Release

Lori Berenson has been held prisoner in a Peruvian jail for more than two years. She was sentenced to life in prison by a secret Peruvian military tribunal, on January 11, 1996. Such proceedings are widely regarded as violations of international law.