Press Releases

Feb 8, 2000 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - This morning, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), Democratic Chair of the Congressional Women's Caucus, received the National Family Planning and Reproductive Health Association's (NFPRHA) reproductive rights award: the Distinguished Public Service Award.
Feb 7, 2000 Press Release

NEW YORK - Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney's efforts to obtain adequate resources for the fight against the Asian Longhorned Beetle have proven successful. In recent letters to U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Dan Glickman and Craig Reed, Administrator of the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS), Maloney urged that additional resources be provided to fight the tree-killing beetle. Today, the Congresswoman commended President Clinton for significantly increasing resources to combat the beetle in his 2001 budget. The President's recently released budget would provide $4.6 million for APHIS and $2.5 million for the U.S. Forest Service to be used primarily for tree inspections, education and research on the beetle, removal of infested trees, and tree replacement programs.

Feb 3, 2000 Press Release

NEW YORK - President Clinton's budget for Fiscal Year 2001 will contain $5 million for a study on the feasibility of a Second Avenue subway in New York City. Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney (D-Manhattan, Queens) joined Senator Charles Schumer in commending the President today, saying, "I am extremely pleased to have the President's commitment for a Second Avenue subway and I only wish we had that kind of support from the Governor."

Feb 3, 2000 Press Release

"Good Evening, tonight we begin the process of examining Con Edison's plans for their two east side power plants. The development that will result from Con Edison's plans will not only forever change the skyline but also the quality of life along the entire east side of Manhattan. We should not move in haste and this cannot be a closed process. So far, we have lots of questions and few answers.

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: