Engel Statement on Brett Kavanaugh’s Nomination to the Supreme Court

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WASHINGTON, DC — July 9, 2018 — Congressman Eliot L. Engel issued the following statement: “Unsurprisingly, the President has chosen another regressive ideologue to serve on the Supreme Court in Brett Kavanaugh. Over the course of a career that can only be described as hyper-partisan, Kavanaugh has demonstrated a history of anti-women, anti-labor, anti-consumer views, and his ultra-conservatism could turn …

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Engel Statement on the Retirement of Justice Anthony Kennedy

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WASHINGTON, DC — June 27, 2018 — Congressman Eliot L. Engel released the following statement: “Justice Anthony Kennedy has served on the United States Supreme Court for thirty years and though I have often disagreed with him, he has sometimes been an important check on many of the far-right voices on the court. He provided critical opinions in cases that …

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Congressman Engel Handsomely Outdistances Democrat Party Hopefuls to Win Primary Contest
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YONKERS, NY — June 27, 2018 — Voters residing in Congressional District 16 cast their ballots for Rep. Eliot Engel in yesterday’s Democrat Party primary. The numbers gave expression to the sentiment of 719 of 732 districts reporting the votes cast for each: Eliot Engel: 20,394 Jonathan Lewis: 4,468 Joyce Briscoe: 1,551 Derickson Lawrence 1,150 The exuberant numbers of votes cast for …

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Engel Cosponsors Keep Families Together Act to End Family Separation at the Border

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WASHINGTON, DC – June 19, 2018 — Congressman Eliot Engel, who today called for the resignation of Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen, is an original cosponsor of H.R. 6135, the Keep Families Together Act, legislation just introduced to prohibit the Trump Administration from separating families at the border. The Keep Families Together Act would ban the Department of …

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Engel Announces $10,750,164 in Title I Funding for Yonkers Schools

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WASHINGTON, DC — June 15, 2018 — Congressman Eliot Engel, a top Member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, announced the U.S. Department of Education has allocated $10,750,164 in federal funds to schools in Yonkers as part of the Fiscal Year 2018 Title I allocations. Part of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, the Title I program …

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Engel Announces $4,634,599 for Mount Vernon Neighborhood Health Center Network

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WASHINGTON, DC — June 13, 2018 — Congressman Eliot Engel today announced the Mount Vernon Neighborhood Health Center Network has been awarded a $4,634,599 federal grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The funding will help the Network provide critical care to individuals in Mount Vernon, Yonkers, Greenburgh and the surrounding areas. “On behalf of the patients and …

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House Passes Two Engel Bills to Combat Opioid Crisis
By Congressman ELIOT L. ENGEL

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WASHINGTON, DC — June 13, 2018 — Yesterday, the full House of Representatives passed two bills that I co-authored to help fight the opioid crisis: H.R. 5272, the Reinforcing Evidence-Based Standards Under Law in Treating Substance Abuse (RESULTS) Act, and H.R. 5329, the Poison Center Network Enhancement Act. The RESULTS Act, a bill written by me and Congressman Steve Stivers, directs …

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Engel Statement on Republican Attempts to Sabotage Medicare

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WASHINGTON, DC — June 6, 2018 — Congressman Eliot L. Engel released the following statement on the 2018 Social Security and Medicare Trustees Report: “Yesterday’s report provides further proof that the Trump Administration and Congressional Republicans’ irresponsible policies are hurting American families. By repealing the individual mandate, driving up individual market premiums, and increasing the rate of uncompensated care, the GOP …

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Engel Statement on Memorial Day

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Dear Friends, Since the founding of our country, countless brave men and women have sacrificed their lives to defend our country. Memorial Day is a time for Americans to honor those who have made the ultimate sacrifice and remember those who have served our country in the name of freedom and democracy. These heroes deserve our deepest gratitude. It is …

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Engel Signs Discharge Petition to Force Vote to Restore Vital Net Neutrality Protections

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WASHINGTON, DC — May 17, 2018 — Congressman Eliot Engel has today signed a discharge petition to force a vote to restore net neutrality protections, after House Republican leadership refused for six months to even debate restoring the net neutrality rules that the Trump Administration dismantled in December. “Yesterday the Senate took a big step toward protecting net neutrality. Now the …

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