Bronx Man Convicted in White Plains Federal Court in Connection With Fatal Carjackings of Two Livery Cab Drivers in Yonkers

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WHITE PLAINS, NY — September 8, 2018 — Geoffrey S. Berman, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, announced on Friday, September 7, 2018, that Tyrone Felder, a/k/a “Man Man,” was found guilty of participating in the fatal carjackings of two livery cab drivers: Maodo Kane, who was killed in The Bronx on August 5, 2014, …

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Engel Statement on Charlottesville Anniversary

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Congressman Eliot L. Engel issued the following statement: WESTCHESTER, NY— August 12, 2018 — “One year ago today a heinous demonstration of racial hate turned violent, leaving one young woman dead and a nation reeling. In the year since that infamous day, we have seen no clear attempt by this President to denounce those responsible for the horror in Charlottesville, or …

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Westchester House Members Announce $2,478,109 for Rye Playland North Boardwalk

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WESTCHESTER, NY— July 27, 2018 — Westchester Congress Members Eliot Engel (NY-16), Nita Lowey (NY-17) and Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) are pleased to announce that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded $2,478,109 in federal funds as partial reimbursement to Westchester County for repairs to Rye Playland’s North Boardwalk. The funding will help pay for repairs made to the …

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Engel Statement on Tonight’s Deadline to Reunite Separated Families

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“This type of ineptitude is staggering, even for this President and his team.” WASHINGTON DC — July 25, 2018 — “Tonight marks the second court ordered deadline for the Trump Administration to reunite separated children with their families. Much like the first deadline, this too will pass with the job having not been completed. “The President’s cruel ‘zero-tolerance’ policy has been …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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