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Betsy DeVos spoke at a House committee hearing Tuesday and received little quarter, even from ostensibly friendly Republican representatives. ... Rep. Nita Lowey, the ranking Democratic member of the Appropriations Committee from New York, shared similar concerns. Lowey asked DeVos about a GAO ...
Eliot Engel and from Rep. Nita Lowey and for them to hear the concerns of our Jewish community.” Westchester is part of two adjacent congressional districts, and both representatives, Elliot Engel (NY-16) and Nita Lowey (NY-17), gave the closing remarks. Both members of Congress have stellar records ...

The Republican members of the committee were less aggressive, but several also pointedly critiqued DeVos and the Trump administration's education proposals. Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen Rodney Procter FrelinghuysenDeVos battles lawmakers in contentious hearing Week ahead in defense: Spending ...
Congressman Maloney and I will continue to look for ways to help preserve and protect our shoreline communities at the federal level, and I am proud to ... listened to the concerns of thousands of Hudson Valley residents and rejected the misguided anchorage proposal,” said Congresswoman Nita Lowey.
U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer Robert (Bob) Emmet LighthizerMORE will appear Thursday before the Senate Finance Committee, where he's expected to face questions from the panel about Trump's plan to levy hefty tariffs on imports of aluminum and steel. "I have made clear that tariffs are ...
Though she was honored in Congress on Thursday by Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, Miss Kaptur has not been favored by the Democratic caucus. She has never been elected to a leadership position. She came close in 2012, losing out to Rep. Nita Lowey of New York to be the top Democrat on the ...

Thirty-six US Representatives on Thursday joined with the Congressional Armenian Caucus Co-Chair Frank Pallone in calling upon Chairman Hal Rogers and Ranking Member Nita Lowey of the Appropriations Subcommittee on State-Foreign Operations to back a $70 million Fiscal Year 2019 aid package ...
Thirty-Seven U.S. Representatives Call for $70 Million Aid Package for Artsakh and Armenia ... Y.) and Ranking Member Nita Lowey (D-N. ... “We want to once again express our appreciation to Congressman Pallone, his colleagues in the leadership of the Armenian Caucus, and all those who joined with ...
“I'm saddened to learn the news of Representative Louise Slaughter's passing," said Congressman John Faso, a Republican from New York's 19th House District, .... "Today, our state grieves the loss of a great New Yorker and my close colleague and friend, Louise Slaughter," Congresswoman Nita Lowey, ...
"We always manage to have a successful outcome at the end if people really want to work together and get a deal," said Rep. Nita Lowey of New York, the powerful top Democrat on the House Appropriations Committee. Trump has ..... A representative for the Treasury declined to comment. The amount ...
The current longevity record for a woman in the House was set by Rep. Edith Nourse Rogers (R-Mass.). She was elected June 30, 1925 to succeed her late husband, Rep. John J. Rogers. The daughter of a wealthy textile executive, Rogers represented a northeastern Massachusetts House district until her ...
Democratic Rep. Nita Lowey of New York, who is Jewish, called Young's comment "disgusting" and "reprehensible" — not to mention one of the "dumbest things" she has ever heard. Young, 84, has been in Congress since 1973 and is the longest-serving member in the U.S. House of Representatives.
Rep. Nita Lowey (D) is announcing solutions to the systemic issues plaguing post office branches in Westchester and Rockland counties. Lowey says she will be proposing measures to get to the bottom of a crisis that has included lost checks, missing bills and undelivered medications.
WASHINGTON — Jewish people would have been able to fend off the Nazis if not for gun-control laws imposed by the Third Reich, Rep. ... the product of anti-Semitism & other forms of hate. It's offensive for anyone to manipulate the history of the Holocaust to score political points." Rep. Nita Lowey, D-N.
A New York congresswoman from the Hudson Valley held a roundtable on gun violence and prevention with high school students and local law enforcement Friday. The discussion came after the recent deadly school shooting in Florida. Democratic Congresswoman Nita Lowey says several local students ...
Democratic Rep. Nita Lowey emerged from a meeting with students and law enforcement officers at the White Plains Public Library Friday to call for expanded background checks for gun purchasers. She hosted a forum on gun violence following a high school shooting in Parkland, Florida, that left 17 ...
“It is imperative that the United States breaks its addiction to fossil fuels,” said Congressman Joe Crowley. Clean energy is a better economic investment in our future and will ensure families are healthy, safe, and secure for generations to come. I'm proud to join Rep. Gabbard's effort to keep fossil fuels in ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Rep. Marcy Kaptur, D-Ohio, praised a new bipartisan effort in Congress to keep the invasive Asian carp out of the Great Lakes. U.S. Representatives Brad Schneider, D-Illinois, and Bill Huizenga, R-Michigan, led a group of 24 bipartisan colleagues in signing letter urging a prompt ...
and Ranking Member Nita Lowey (D-N.Y.) of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Foreign Operations to back a $70 million Fiscal Year 2019 aid package for Artsakh and Armenia, reported the Armenian National Committee of America (ANCA). “We want to thank Congressman Pallone and his colleagues ...
“But lots of other failures could have stood in: the laughably unrealistic repair schedule estimates, the inability or unwillingness to provide real-time tracking of restoration crews to Con Ed's own municipal representatives, the repeated, false statements from Con Ed reps claiming that public works crews must ...
Westchester high school students and local law enforcement joined Rep. Nita Lowey (D-Harrison) for a gun violence and prevention forum last Friday in the wake of the Florida high school massacre that killed 17 people. Lowey invited students to discuss the controversial issue after Blind Brook High ...
U.S. Rep. Nita Lowey, who represents Rockland and Westchester counties, hosted a roundtable forum on gun violence and prevention with students and local city and law enforcement officials. Joining Congresswoman Lowey, D-Harrison, at the roundtable were Frank Williams, executive director of the City ...
WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Rep. Marcy Kaptur, D-Ohio, praised a new bipartisan effort in Congress to keep the invasive Asian carp out of the Great Lakes. U.S. Representatives Brad Schneider, D-Illinois, and Bill Huizenga, R-Michigan, led a group of 24 bipartisan colleagues in signing letter urging a prompt ...
Upon hearing the Department's changes to sexual assault policy, Rep. Nita Lowey said “The effect of this policy reversal will be to delegitimize and suppress the voices of survivors, who are being told by this administration that they will be met with skepticism,” according to The Hill. In September Democrats ...
Kirsten Gillibrand (D), Rep. Yvette Clarke (D), Rep. Joseph Crowley (D), Rep. Eliot Engel (D), Rep. Adriano Espaillat (D), Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (D), Rep. Nita Lowey (D), Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D), Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney (D), Rep. Gregory Meeks (D), Rep. Grace Meng (D), Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D), Rep.
In a congressional session that is fraught with crises and poor comity, I fail to see why this is not an easy bipartisan collaboration to pass Rep. Nita Lowey's bill, the United States Cadet Nurse Corps Equity Act, in time to observe the Cadet Nurse Corps' 75th anniversary this year. Although most of these ...
The two South Florida congressional representatives who lead the U.S. House Middle East and North Africa Subcommittee scored a win this week as the House passed a measure to help Jordan battle terrorism without opposition. Back in May, U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, R-Fla., the chairwoman of the ...
Rep. Nita Lowey, D-N.Y., a pro-Israel stalwart and the top Democrat on the U.S. House of Representatives Appropriations Committee, sent me the following: The congresswoman believes that Jerusalem is the eternal capital of the State of Israel and the Jewish people. She also believes that we must remain ...
Senate Minority Whip Dick Durbin (D-Ill.), who is bringing a Chicago-area Dreamer as a guest to Tuesday night's speech, wondered online "how many Republican members of the House and Senate will condemn this attempt to punish Dreamers who were brought to this country as kids?" Rep. Nita Lowey ...
On Tuesday, he'll be doing something he never dreamed of: listening to President Trump's State of the Union address in the House of Representatives, as a guest of Rep. Nita Lowey. Acosta Mazariego was 15 when his parents brought him to Rockland County from El Salvador in 2005. He signed up for ...
But on Monday the retirement of U.S. Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen, R-New ... U.S. Rep. Kay Granger of Fort Worth is widely considered a serious contender for the the chairmanship, multiple GOP House sources tell The Texas Tribune. Granger confirmed ... Nita Lowey of New York. The pair share one of the ...
A Pearl River resident who fears deportation got an unexpected invitation to the State of the Union from Rep. Nita Lowey. Hugo Acosta Mazariego grew up in El Salvador. His father moved him to the United States in 2005. He has been able to make something of himself since becoming a DACA recipient, ...
Leonard Lance, R-N.J. on Jan. 16, is the latest effort to bypass the new $10,000 cap on the deductibility of state and local taxes that was in the tax law changes enacted in December. Two New York lawmakers, Reps. Peter King, a Republican, and Nita Lowey, a Democrat, introduced legislation (H.R. 4740) ...
The number of judges being appointed right now cannot match the need of immigrants who need to be seen," he says. News 12 also presented the findings to Rep. Nita Lowey, who said she was stunned by the data uncovered. "This is inhumane. It's wrong. You shouldn't have someone lingering in prison ...
"It messes up the economy, job creation, security, block services and investments," says Rep. Nita Lowey. "People can't get small business loans. They can't get federal housing loans. I'm really concerned." Rep. Lowey says the shutdown affects every single facet of the local economy and government, from ...
With regards to this proposal, we agree with Rep. Nita Lowey (D-NY), the top Democrat on the House Appropriations Committee, who said, 'It is clearly time to lift the budget caps in FY 2018, but for more than just the Pentagon.' “As Rep. Lowey has stated, the non-defense discretionary side of the budget ...
Postal issues in Westchester continue, months after promises were made by the postmaster general that issues would be corrected. Several months ago, complaints against the U.S. Postal Service grew so loud that Congress demanded answers and was told things would quickly get better. It appears that ...
The bipartisan bill introduced last week by Reps. Nita Lowey and Peter King from New York would remove the cap on SALT deductions while leaving the other provisions of the Trump-GOP tax law in place. The main result would be to provide well-off households with even larger tax breaks than they have ...
On Tuesday, Rep. Nita Lowey, a Democrat, and Peter King, a Long Island Republican, introduced the Securing Access to Lower Taxes by Ensuring Deductibility Act—AKA ... That is why yesterday I cosponsored bipartisan legislation with Congresswoman Nita Lowey to fully restore the full SALT deduction.”.
Andrew Cuomo commended Democrat Nita Lowey and Republican Peter King for introducing the bill. "Washington has launched a direct attack on New York State's economic future by eliminating full deductibility of state and local taxes," he said. "New York is already the number one donor state in the ...
Rep. Nita Lowey (D-Rye) and Rep. Peter King (R-Seaford) said their bill would repeal the new $10,000 cap on deductions for state and local property, income and sales taxes, a tough sell in Congress just weeks after it passed the sweeping $1.5 trillion federal tax overhaul. King said the bill won't be passed ...
VALHALLA, NY — George Latimer was ceremonially sworn in Sunday as the new Westchester County Executive. He had been officially sworn in Jan 1. In attendance at the Westchester Community College event were Gov. Andrew Cuomo, Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, Reps. Nita Lowey and Eliot ...
“The Republican majority has made a complete mess of the basics of governing,” said Rep. Nita Lowey (D-NY), as Democrats blasted the GOP in the final day of legislative work in what has been a tumultuous political year. But enough GOP lawmakers followed the lead of their leaders, and voted for the ...
Rep. Nita Lowey, a top House Democrat, accused GOP leaders of wasting time by creating a “poor product that will not be enacted into law.” But Senate GOP leaders would need to get unanimous consensus to fast-track the disaster package on its own. If a lawmaker like Schumer objected, the chamber ...
WASHINGTON — The Republican-led House narrowly passed a temporary spending bill to avert a government shutdown Thursday, doing the bare minimum in a sprint toward the holidays and punting disputes on immigration, health care and national security to next year. The vote was 231-188 with ...
Jerry Nadler to be the ranking member of the House Judiciary Committee, after Rep. ... With Nadler in his new position, New York boasts six representatives as ranking members of House committees and one as chair of the Democratic Caucus, ... Nita Lowey, ranking member of Appropriations Committee.
“It's disgraceful that the House Republican's emergency supplemental funding package does absolutely nothing for the more than 1.6 million Americans in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands that are counting on Medicaid in the wake of overwhelming devastation,” said Rep. Frank Pallone Jr. Frank ...
Democratic Rep. Nita Lowey visited White Plains Hospital Monday demanding that Congress reauthorize the Children's Health Insurance Program. CHIP is a joint state-federal plan which began in 1997 and expired in September. It is part of the Medicare and Medicaid family of government health ...
A proposal from South Florida congressional representatives to help Jordan battle terrorism gained momentum on Capitol Hill this week. Back in May, U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, R-Fla., the chairwoman of the U.S. House Middle East and North Africa subcommittee, teamed up with U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch ...
“I want to be clear: DREAMers are Americans,” declared Rep. Nita Lowey, D-N.Y., who invited an illegal alien from El Salvador who now works at Apple. “They contribute to our economy, our communities and our strength and stability as a nation.” Democrats and pro-amnesty radicals protest any sunlight ...


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