What Happened in Gaza Was Wrong! Asserts 16th CD Candidate Derickson K. Lawrence

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We Are Better Than This As A People Derickson K. Lawrence to Hold Rally on “Delivering Results” and A Peace Agenda MOUNT VERNON, NY — May 14, 2018 — “The violence that took place in Gaza, on May 14th, was both predicted and avoidable,” said Derickson K. Lawrence, candidate for U.S. Congress in NY’s 16th Congressional District. It erupted as the …

eHeziWhat Happened in Gaza Was Wrong! Asserts 16th CD Candidate Derickson K. Lawrence

Engel Demands Answers on Jewish Servicemembers’ Seemingly Denied Access to Worship

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NEW YORK, NY — May 1, 2018 — Today, Congressman Eliot L. Engel, Co-Chair of the Bipartisan Task Force for Combating Anti-Semitism and Ranking Member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, called for a swift investigation into reports that Jewish service members at Fort Campbell have been deprived of access to religious services. In a letter to Secretary of …

eHeziEngel Demands Answers on Jewish Servicemembers’ Seemingly Denied Access to Worship

Engel Marks 2018 GLSEN Day of Silence to Raise Awareness of LGBTQ Bullying

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NEW YORK, NY — April 27, 2018 — Today, Congressman Eliot Engel, a member of the Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus, marked GLSEN’s Day of Silence by introducing a resolution supporting the student-led movement to end LGBTQ bullying and harassment. Hundreds of thousands of students across this country and throughout the world will take a vow of silence today to bring …

eHeziEngel Marks 2018 GLSEN Day of Silence to Raise Awareness of LGBTQ Bullying

Engel Submits Testimony at Town Hall Blasting the Postal Service for Poor Performance

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  NEW YORK, NY — April 25, 2018 — Congressman Eliot Engel submitted testimony at a town hall event hosted by the United States Postal Service on Tuesday blasting postal officials for the inadequate response to the systemic issues plaguing mail service in Westchester and The Bronx. “The issues plaguing the Postal Service in Westchester and The Bronx have been …

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Engel Named Most Effective Democratic House Lawmaker by the Center for Effective Lawmaking

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NEW YORK, NY — April 18, 2018 — Congressman Eliot Engel has been named the #1 most effective Democratic lawmaker in the U.S. House of Representatives by the Center for Effective Lawmaking. “Congressman Engel is a champion of effective Lawmaking,” the Center wrote. “The Center for Effective Lawmaking commends Congressman Engel on his hard work to improve efficiency in Congress!” …

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Where’s the Accountability?
By DERICKSON K. LAWRENCE

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Standing on the Sidelines Is No Longer an Option At a time when our country is actively seeking solutions to the proliferation of deadly violence in the wake of the Parkland mass shooting, we must also have empathy for troubling statistics of deaths in two other shooting categories: deaths by the use of force by police; and hand-gun deaths — …

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By DERICKSON K. LAWRENCE

Rep. Engel Calls for the Resignation or Firing of EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — April 7, 2018 — Congressman Eliot L. Engel, a top member on the House Energy and Commerce Committee, issued the following statement calling for the resignation or firing of Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt: “It is long past time for Scott Pruitt to resign or be terminated from his post as Administrator of the EPA. …

eHeziRep. Engel Calls for the Resignation or Firing of EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt

Congressman Engel Reintroduces the Gestational Diabetes Act

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  WASHINGTON, D.C. — April 6, 2018 — Congressman Eliot L. Engel, a member of the House Congressional Diabetes Caucus, has reintroduced H.R. 5423, the Gestational Diabetes (GEDI) Act, a bill that aims to reduce incidences of gestational diabetes and the development of type 2 diabetes in women and children. This bill is supported by the American Diabetes Association and …

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National Cooperative Bank Originates $63 Million for New York-Area Housing Cooperatives in March 2018

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National Cooperative Bank continues to be a leader in co-op financing in New York.  Attached is our latest press release on co-op financing for March 2018. NEW YORK, NY — April 6, 2018 — National Cooperative Bank (NCB), a leading lender to cooperative housing throughout the Tri-State area, originated over $63 million in new loans during March for twenty-five New …

eHeziNational Cooperative Bank Originates $63 Million for New York-Area Housing Cooperatives in March 2018

Engel, Lowey, Maloney Announce $3.6 Million Federal Grant for Westchester County Buses

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WESTCHESTER COUNTY, NY — April 3, 2018 —   Westchester Congress Members Eliot Engel (NY-16), Nita Lowey (NY-17), and Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) announced today that Westchester County has been awarded a $3.6 million federal grant from the United States Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration for new vehicles under the Bus and Bus Facilities Competitive Grant Program. The Bus & …

eHeziEngel, Lowey, Maloney Announce $3.6 Million Federal Grant for Westchester County Buses