Engel Casts Vote to Protect Americans With Pre-Existing Conditions

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WASHINGTON, DC –  May 11, 2019 —  Congressman Eliot Engel, a top Member of the Energy and Commerce Committee’s Health Subcommittee, voted to pass H.R. 986, the Protecting Americans with Pre-Existing Conditions Act, which blocks the Trump Administration’s latest efforts to weaken the Affordable Care Act’s critical protections for Americans with pre-existing conditions. “The Trump Administration and its Republican puppets in …

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Engel: Medicare Must be Able to Negotiate Prescription Drug Prices

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WASHINGTON, DC –  May 9, 2019 —  Congressman Eliot Engel, a top member on the House Energy and Commerce Committee, submitted into the record the following statement at today’s Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee hearing titled “Lowering Prescription Drug Prices: Deconstructing the Drug Supply Chain”: “Thank you Madame Chairwoman Eshoo for holding today’s important hearing on the prescription drug supply …

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Engel, LaMalfa Defend Organ Procurement and Transplant Network (OPTN) Board of Directors’ New Liver Allocation Policy

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WASHINGTON, DC –  May 2, 2019 — U.S. Representatives Eliot Engel (NY-16) and Doug LaMalfa (CA-01) are pushing back against efforts to delay implementation of a new national liver allocation policy that would eliminate arbitrary geographic boundaries and prioritize patient need. The “Acuity Circles Model” would substantially reduce the average sickness of patients at the time of transplant nationwide, reduce …

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Engel Co-sponsors NO Ban Act to Repeal Trump’s Muslim Ban

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WASHINGTON, DC — May 1, 2019 — Congressman Eliot Engel, Chair of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, has cosponsored H.R. 2214, the NO Ban Act, legislation that would repeal President Trump’s Muslim travel ban. An outspoken critic of the ban from the beginning, Engel previously joined amicus briefs opposing the President’s Executive Orders in court and has participated in House Democrat-led …

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Engel Statement on SCOTUS Hearing House Arguments Against Citizenship Question on 2020 Census

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WASHINGTON, DC — April 23, 2019 — Congressman Eliot Engel issued the following statement: “Today, the House presented oral arguments to the Supreme Court in opposition to the Trump Administration’s proposed citizenship question on the 2020 census. We feel strongly that adding this question would drive down response rates, leading to an inadequate count and undermining the entire purpose of the …

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Engel Introduces “Day of Silence” Resolution Supporting LGBTQ Students

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WASHINGTON, DC — April 12, 2019 — Congressman Eliot Engel, a member of the Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus, today marked GLSEN’s “Day of Silence” by introducing a resolution supporting the student-led movement to end LGBTQ bullying and harassment. The resolution, which Engel has introduced every Congress since 2002, now has 70 cosponsors, more than any year prior. Hundreds of thousands …

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