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 – …

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

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 …

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

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 …

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

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 …

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

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 …

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

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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Congressman Engel Reveals President Trump Has Slashed SNAP Benefits for Nearly 700,000 People

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WASHINGTON, DC — December 5, 2019 — “Slashing SNAP benefits for nearly 700,000 people during the holiday season is beyond heartless. This is not something to be trivialized. In making this move, the Trump Administration demonstrates once again they are perfectly willing to hurt the most vulnerable among us without a moment’s hesitation. We saw it in their gross crusade …

eHeziCongressman Engel Reveals President Trump Has Slashed SNAP Benefits for Nearly 700,000 People

House Intelligence Committee Releases Draft Report As Part of Impeachment Inquiry

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Report To Be Voted on This Evening WASHINGTON, DC — December 3, 2019 – Today, the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence released the draft report – “The Trump-Ukraine Impeachment Inquiry Report” – to all Members and the public. The Committee will vote tonight to issue the report, before the Chairman of the Committee transmits it and any accompanying materials …

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Bipartisan Members of the House Asthma and Allergy Caucus Introduce Legislation to Honor Elijah Cummings

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WASHINGTON, DC — November 21, 2019 — Representatives Eliot L. Engel (D-NY-16), Fred Upton (R-MI-06), Pete King (R-NY-02) and TJ Cox (D-CA-21), all members of the House Asthma and Allergy Caucus, have introduced legislation to honor Elijah E. Cummings’ long-time advocacy for those living with asthma. The Elijah E. Cummings Family Asthma Act would expand federal, state, and local efforts to …

eHeziBipartisan Members of the House Asthma and Allergy Caucus Introduce Legislation to Honor Elijah Cummings

Engel Statement on Transgender Day of Remembrance

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WASHINGTON, DC — November 20, 2019 — Congressman Eliot L. Engel, a member of the House LGBT Equality Caucus, today marked Transgender Day of Remembrance with the following statement: “The deadly attacks we continue to see against the transgender community are a horrifying reminder of the struggle that endures for far too many of our fellow Americans. The sad reality …

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