Engel Statement on Need to Keep Mount Vernon Hospital Running During Coronavirus Outbreak

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WASHINGTON, DC — March 17, 2020 — Congressman Eliot L. Engel yesterday issued the following statement with respect to Mount Vernon Hospital: “It is critically important for every medical facility to be utilized to its fullest capacity right now. That includes the Mount Vernon Hospital, which needs to be equipped to handle the growing coronavirus outbreak. We need every bed, …

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Coronavirus Update of March 14, 2020
By Congressman ELIOT L. ENGEL

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WASHINGTON, DC — March 14, 2020  — We are working hard to combat the spread of coronavirus in Westchester, The Bronx and beyond. Here is the latest: 1) House Passes New Coronavirus Aid Package: Late last night, the House passed a bipartisan bill that would: Provide free coronavirus testing for everyone who needs it, including those without insurance Build off …

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By Congressman ELIOT L. ENGEL

New Rochelle Coronavirus Update
By Congressman ELIOT L. ENGEL

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WASHINGTON, DC — March 10, 2020  — As you likely know, Governor Cuomo today announced a one-mile wide containment zone in New Rochelle to help slow the spread of coronavirus or COVID-19. The containment zone will go into effect on Thursday, March 12 and end on Wednesday, March 25. The Governor took this action as Westchester County has become the …

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Engel Fights to Protect New York’s Health Care System

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Trump Administration decision not to renew critical New York health care program threatens access to care across the state Engel secures commitment from the head of HHS to address the issue WASHINGTON, DC — February 28, 2020 — This week, Congressman Eliot L. Engel, Co-Dean of the New York Congressional Delegation, participated in an Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee hearing …

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Engel Cosponsors Major Legislation to Address the Housing Affordability Crisis

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WASHINGTON, DC — February 15, 2020 — Congressman Eliot L. Engel yesterday cosponsored the Housing is Infrastructure Act, H.R. 5187, comprehensive legislation introduced by Chairwoman Maxine Waters (CA-43) to improve housing affordability across the country, including in New York. “Access to safe, affordable housing is a human right,” said Rep. Engel. “Our nation, however, is currently in the midst of …

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Engel Helps Pass Historic Equal Rights Amendment Measure

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WASHINGTON, DC — February 14, 2020 — Congressman Eliot L. Engel issued the following statement on the House’s passage of H.J.Res 79, Removing the Deadline for Ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA): “Throughout my Congressional career I have supported efforts to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment and today’s vote gets our nation one step closer to this goal. This Constitutional Amendment …

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Engel Votes to Protect Workers’ Right to Organize (PRO ACT – H.R. 2474)

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WASHINGTON, DC — February 7, 2020 — This week, Congressman Eliot Engel voted to pass H.R. 2474, the Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act, to hold employers accountable for violating workers’ rights, end the use of forced arbitration and strengthen the sacred right of workers to join in union. Engel was an original cosponsor of the bill. “Unions are …

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Schumer, Gillibrand, Lowey, Engel, and Maloney Call on Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) to Hold a Public Hearing Before Moving Forand on Indian Point License Transfer

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Entergy Corporation Plans to Sell Indian Point to Holtec International After The Nuclear Plant Shuts Down Next Year.  The NRC Must Approve Transferring The Plant’s Federal License Before A Change in Ownership Can Happen.  Lawmakers to NRC: “Shutting the Representatives Of The State And Local Communities Out Of The Process Would Not Be In The Public Interest.” WASHINGTON, DC – …

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Engel Authored Health Bill to Prevent Counterfeit Medical Devices Included in Hearing

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WASHINGTON, DC — January 29, 2020  — Congressman Eliot L. Engel (D-NY-16) participated in an Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee hearing today, which included his bipartisan legislation to protect the U.S. health care supply chain. The Safeguarding Therapeutics Act, H.R. 5663, which Congressman Eliot Engel (D-NY-16) introduced with Congressman Brett Guthrie (R-KY-02), gives the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) the …

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Engel Statement on General Accounting Office (GAO) Report on Trump’s Hold on Ukraine Security Assistance

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WASHINGTON, DC — January 19, 2020  — Representative Eliot L. Engel, Chairman of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, today made the following statement on the finding by the nonpartisan Government Accountability Office (GAO) that President Trump violated the law by withholding security assistance to Ukraine: “The evidence in the impeachment inquiry was clear as day that the President abused …

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