Engel Scores 100 on Human Rights Campaign LGBTQ Scorecard

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WASHINGTON, DC — October 24, 2018 — Congressman Eliot L. Engel, a member of the Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus, has received a score of 100 on the Human Rights Campaign LGBTQ Scorecard for his work protecting the rights of the LGBTQ community during the 115th Congress. Engel was scored on his support for LGBTQ-specific legislation, including the Equality Act, critical legislation …

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Engel Scores 100 on Human Rights Campaign LGBTQ Scorecard

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  WASHINGTON, DC — October 23, 2018 — Congressman Eliot L. Engel, a member of the Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus, has received a score of 100 on the Human Rights Campaign LGBTQ Scorecard for his work protecting the rights of the LGBTQ community during the 115th Congress. Engel was scored on his support for LGBTQ-specific legislation, including the Equality Act, critical …

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Smith, Engel, and Schief Joint Statement Demanding Action on the Disappearance of Saudi Journalist Jamal Khashoggi

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WASHINGTON, DC — October 12, 2018 —Today, House Armed Services Committee Member Adam Smith (D-WA), House Foreign Affairs Committee Ranking Member Eliot Engel (D-NY), and House Intelligence Committee Ranking Member Adam Schiff (D-CA) released the following joint statement in response to the disappearance of Jamal Khashoggi: “As attacks on the press have proliferated in Turkey, Saudi Arabia, and other countries around …

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Engel Cosponsors Legislation to Fight Child Lead Exposure in NYCHA and Other Federally Assisted Housing

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WASHINGTON, DC — October 10, 2018 —  Congressman Eliot Engel has cosponsored legislation to reduce the threat of lead exposure and lead poisoning of children in federally-assisted housing, including NYCHA buildings. H.R. 6252, the Lead-Safe Housing for Kids Act of 2018 is a bipartisan bill, authored by Congressman A. Donald McEachin, to update U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) regulations, …

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Engel Delivers More than $4.8 Million in HUD Funding for Yonkers

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WASHINGTON, DC — October 3, 2018 — Congressman Eliot L. Engel today announced the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has awarded more than $4.8 million in federal funding to Yonkers. These federal grants have been allocated through the Community Development Block (CDBG) Grants program, the Emergency Solutions Grants (ESG) program, and the HOME program. “Affordable housing is a critical …

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Engel Statement on Amazon’s Decision to Raise its Minimum Wage to $15 an Hour

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WASHINGTON, DC — October 2, 2018 — Congressman Eliot L. Engel issued the following statement: “Amazon’s decision to raise its minimum wage to $15 an hour is welcome and will hopefully spur other corporations to act in a similar manner. As a cosponsor of H.R. 15, the Raise the Wage Act which would make the federal minimum wage $15 an hour, …

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House Passes Bill to Combat Opioid Crisis Featuring Provision Authored by Congressman Engel

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WASHINGTON, DC — October 2, 2018 — Congressman Eliot L. Engel today voted in favor of H.R. 6, the SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act, bipartisan legislation aimed at combatting the ongoing opioid epidemic. H.R. 6 will expand access to treatment for those grappling with addiction and ensure Medicaid coverage of all forms of medication-assisted treatment. The package also includes …

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Engel Speaks on Reducing Maternal Death Rates in U.S.

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WASHINGTON, DC — September 28, 2018 — Congressman Eliot L. Engel, a top Member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, spoke about the important role that access to contraception plays in preventing maternal deaths during a Health Subcommittee hearing Thursday titled, “Better Data and Better Outcomes: Reducing Maternal Mortality in the U.S.” “It’s just shocking that, right here in …

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Engel’s Statement On President Trump’s United Nations Speech

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WASHINGTON, DC — September 25, 2018 — Representative Eliot L. Engel, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, today made the following statement regarding President Trump’s speech to the United Nations General Assembly: “America’s standing in the world has plummeted so far in the last 20 months, and President Trump’s blustery and bullying speech will serve only to isolate …

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Engel Cosponsors Resolution to Overturn Trump’s Expansion of Junk Health Insurance Plans

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WASHINGTON, DC — September 20, 2018—  Congressman Eliot L. Engel has cosponsored a Congressional Review Act resolution, H.J. Res. 140, to overturn the Trump Administration’s expansion of junk health insurance plans that would allow insurers to deny coverage to people with pre-existing conditions. The resolution, authored by Congresswoman Kathy Castor, would nullify a Trump Administration rule permitting the expansion of skimpy …

eHeziEngel Cosponsors Resolution to Overturn Trump’s Expansion of Junk Health Insurance Plans