Engel Calls for Greater Gun Control at Westchester Vigil for Victims of Gun Violence

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WASHINGTON, DC — August 6, 2019 —  Congressman Eliot L. Engel issued the following statement on last night’s vigil in Westchester for victims of gun violence: “Last evening, the Westchester community came together in a beautiful showing of solidarity for the victims of this weekend’s awful gun violence. I was proud to join them and to remind the President and Moscow …

eHeziEngel Calls for Greater Gun Control at Westchester Vigil for Victims of Gun Violence

Engel Leads Effort to Prevent Funding Cuts to Safety-Net Hospitals

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WASHINGTON, DC — July 21, 2019 —  Congressman Eliot L. Engel, a top member on the House Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee, co-led a bipartisan effort to preserve Medicaid Disproportionate Share Hospital (DSH) payments for safety-net hospitals by eliminating painful cuts scheduled to go into effect on October 1, 2019. Medicaid DSH payments help sustain hospitals that serve a disproportionate number …

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Engel Votes to Raise Federal Minimum Wage to $15 an Hour

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WASHINGTON, DC — July 20, 2019 — Congressman Eliot L. Engel, a top member on the House Energy and Commerce Committee, yesterday voted in favor of raising the federal minimum wage to $15 dollars an hour. The Raise the Wage Act would increase wages for 33 million American workers, according to the Economic Policy Institute, by incrementally raising the federal minimum …

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Engel Questions Federal Communications Commission on Future of T-Band Spectrum and Advocates for Passage of His “Don’t Break Up the T-Band” Legislation

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WASHINGTON, DC — July 17, 2019 — Congressman Eliot Engel, a top member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, this week questioned an official from the Federal Communications Commission on the T-Band spectrum at a hearing entitled “Our Wireless Future: Building a Comprehensive Approach to Spectrum Policy.” Engel emphasized that auctioning the T-Band spectrum would endanger crucial public safety …

eHeziEngel Questions Federal Communications Commission on Future of T-Band Spectrum and Advocates for Passage of His “Don’t Break Up the T-Band” Legislation