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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Engel Blasts Education Secretary DeVos’ “Borrower Defense Rule” on House Floor

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WASHINGTON, DC — January 19, 2020  —  Congressman Eliot L. Engel delivered the following remarks on the House Floor last week with respect to the passage of H.J.Res. 76, which overturns Education Secretary Betsy DeVos’ proposed “Borrower Defense Rule”: Read the transcript or view te video.  “Mister Speaker, I rise today to celebrate the passage of H.J.Res. 76, a resolution …

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Engel Helps Pass Historic Legislation to Lower the Cost of Prescription Drugs

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WASHINGTON, DC — December 12, 2019 —   Congressman Eliot L. Engel today voted for and helped pass the Elijah E. Cummings Lower Drug Costs Now Act of 2019, H.R. 3, through the House. This landmark legislation delivers on a key Democratic priority of empowering the federal government to negotiate prescription drug prices for American families. “Every day, I hear from …

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Engel Statement on Articles of Impeachment

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WASHINGTON, DC — December 10, 2019 —  Representative Eliot L. Engel, Chairman of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, today made the following statement: “Three months after three House committees launched an investigation into the Trump-Ukraine Scandal, the facts we have gathered are damning and uncontested: the President abused the power of his office and jeopardized our national security to …

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