Up the Down Police Presence
By DENIS DREW

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CHICAGO, IL — July 21, 2020 — New York cutting its police budget (90% personnel costs) by 1/6 harkens me to the 70s when a no longer bridgeable budget gap forced laying off 1/3 of officers.  To bolster police presence on the street back then, anti-crime units were ordered to patrol in uniform. Our local guys patrolled in the same …

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Congressman Jerrold Nadler Endorses His Close Colleague Congressman Eliot Engel for Re-election

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NEW YORK, NY — June 17, 2020 — The endorsement adds to a lineup of prominent Democrats endorsing Engel that includes former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Speaker Nancy Pelosi, House Democratic Whip James Clyburn, House Democratic Chair Hakeem Jeffries, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, Chairwoman Maxine Waters, Chairman Adam Schiff, Chairwoman Nita Lowey and many others. Chairman Nadler: “Last year, as …

eHeziCongressman Jerrold Nadler Endorses His Close Colleague Congressman Eliot Engel for Re-election

Engel Statement on SCOTUS Decision in Bostock vs. Clayton County Case

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THE BRONX, NY — June 15, 2020 — Congressman Eliot L. Engel, a member of the House LGBTQ+ Equality Caucus, issued the following statement on the Supreme Court’s decision in the Bostock vs. Clayton County case today. The Bostock case now affirms the definition of “sex” under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act to prohibit an individual from being …

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NYS Senator Jamaal T. Bailey Endorses Eliot Engel for Reelection to Congress

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NEW YORK, NY — June 12, 2020 — Adding to an overwhelming lineup of fellow progressive Democratic legislators, State Senator Jamaal T. Bailey (SD-36) on June 7th endorsed Congressman Eliot Engel for reelection in the 16th District, which includes parts of the Bronx and Westchester. “Time and again, Eliot has stood with me and our community – on issues including …

TribuneNYS Senator Jamaal T. Bailey Endorses Eliot Engel for Reelection to Congress

Three Men Facing Multiple Felony Charges in Fraud Scheme

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Accused of stealing more than $100,000 worth of merchandise HAWTHORNE, NY – June 6, 2020 — Westchester County Police have charged three men with stealing people’s identities to open fraudulent credit accounts and purchase more than $100,000 worth of merchandise. The suspects are facing multiple felony charges, including Identity Theft and Grand Larceny. The investigation into the fraud is continuing …

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American Nurses Association Political Action Committee Endorse Congressman Eliot Engel for Re-Election

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NEW YORK, NY — May 23, 2020 — Declaring that Congressman Eliot L. Engel is a “crucial voice in this time of crisis when nurses are putting their lives on the line,” the American Nurses Association Political Action Committee has endorsed the veteran Representative for re-election in New York’s 16th District. “Congressman Eliot has been a public health care advocate …

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Engel Marks 1-Year Anniversary of the Equality Act Passage in the House of Representatives

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WASHINGTON, DC — May 18, 2020 —  Congressman Eliot L. Engel, a member of the House LGBT Equality Caucus, issued the following statement marking the 1-year anniversary of the House passing the historic Equality Act, which ensures LGBTQ Americans are guaranteed the full protections under federal civil rights law: “No American should face discrimination, regardless of their race, ethnicity, gender identity …

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Engel-Led Education Funding for $5 Billion to NY Included in HEROES Act

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WASHINGTON, DC — May 14, 2020 —  Congressman Eliot Engel is pleased to announce that thanks to his efforts with the New York Congressional Delegation, New York is in line to receive an additional $5 billion in funds to help support the state’s public education system as part of the HEROES Act. Last month, Congressman Engel led the New York …

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Engel Leads NY Delegation to Provide Relief for NY Hospitals

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WASHINGTON, DC — May 11, 2020 — Congressman Eliot L. Engel led the New York House Delegation in a bipartisan letter to Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy urging them to forgive advance Medicare payments in the next stimulus package, which provides financial support to New York hospitals treating coronavirus patients. The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security …

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Engel Statement on Charges Being Brought in Ahmaud Arbery Case

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WASHINGTON, DC —May 8, 2020 — Congressman Eliot Engel issued the following statement in response to news that charges were brought in the Ahmaud Arbery case: “The video of Ahmaud Arbery being murdered was shocking and painful, but just as shocking was the manner in which the case was handled by Georgia officials up until today. “It shouldn’t take publicly …

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